Primal Leadership - by Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis and Annie McKee
Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence - summary article on the book.
Great leaders move us.They ignite our passion and inspire the best in us. When we try to explain why they are so effective, we speak of strategy, vision, or powerful ideas. But the reality is much more primal: Great leadership works through the emotions. Humankind’s original leaders earned their place because their leadership was emotionally compelling. In the modern organization this primordial emotional task remains.