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Becoming a Resonant Leader: Develop Your Emotional Intelligence, Renew Your Relationships, Sustain Your Effectiveness

3.81  ·  Rating details ·  257 ratings  ·  11 reviews
What distinguishes great leaders? Exceptional leaders capture passion. They lead for real: from the heart, smart and focused on the future, and with a commitment to being their very best.

As Annie McKee and Richard Boyatzis have shown in their bestselling books Primal Leadership and Resonant Leadership, they create resonance with others. Through resonance, leaders become at
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published February 5th 2008 by Harvard Business Review Press
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Manoj Saha
Jul 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is a good workshop to use emotional intelligence and improve quality of your life and work.
Adam
Feb 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
Great workbook to walk through elements of emotional intelligence and develop a practical understanding and plan for growing forward.
Janet
Aug 19, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Okay. So this has been collecting dust on my shelf since my seminary leadership training days. Put this one in the category of "when the student is ready, the teacher appears" because this book and the case it makes for emotional intelligence's role in leadership totally resonate now in my current reality.

This book is a commitment; it is not a breezy read or page turner. It is a workbook and darn good one for anyone interested in growing in their leadership roles.
Irm
Apr 21, 2010 rated it it was amazing
This is a strong book for anyone interested in Leadership in the 21st century.
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Sep 20, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: textbooks
This book was required reading for a course. The authors have gone to a great deal of trouble to create and curate a robust collection of personal reflection activities. The intention of this book is to guide the reader through a deliberate examination of their beliefs, biases, tendencies, styles, strengths, et cetera. This is great, in theory. My three-star rating is at least partially based on the fact that as a forced activity with a bounded timeline the activities in this book are kind of ex ...more
Brendan
Feb 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: self-improvement
This book was a pleasant surprise. Had to read it for a leadership class for school, and was happy with how tactical and prescriptive it is. I would probably recommend reading this book after reading books like:
- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
- Essentialism
- Deep Work
- Never Eat Alone
- Designing Your Life
- Getting Things Done
- Make Time
Matt Witten
Do the workbook - it makes all the difference. And, discuss and open up to others as you go through. It can feel repetitive and may be a bit excessive at time, but the real value comes in diving in and discussing with others.
JP
May 18, 2013 rated it liked it
80% of this book is about being internally resonant so that you can resonate with others and help a team resonate. It's full of exercises to promote self-realization in a range of dimensions. As a book targeted to executives, it presumes a high level of self-awareness such that exercises don't require a lot of explanation. If I hadn't already read a lot in this genre, I'd probably have found it a very thorough and useful process. But I have read a lot in this genre and didn't find much new - for ...more
Randall
Oct 31, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Useful practical approach to developing leadership skills. Exercises are inviting and help reflect on every day aspects of leading with emotional intelligence. A great addition to McKee's, Boyatzis and Goleman's Primal Leadership
David Schultz
Jun 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Everyone needs to read this book and do all of the exercises in it. It is more aptly titled "A Guide to Self." It's reflective approach can help anyone discover more about themselves and self measure where they are at in life where it really matters most. Highly recommended.
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