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Social Intelligence


Dr. Daniel Goleman




Daniel Goleman discusses his book "Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships" as a part of the Authors@Google series.


I'm Peter Allen and I'm the director of Google University and Meng asked me to introduce Daniel Goleman. To you, Daniel Goleman presents a challenge to us at Google, having recently been hired here myself, and having worked on hiring others.

 I know how sharply we focus on the quantitative evidence of intellect. We look hard at grades and standardized test scores, because we believe they demonstrate ability and predict success at Google. IQ matters, of course, but Daniel Goleman has based his career as a writer and psychologists on the argument that IQ is only a part of what makes people succeed in their work, and personal lives, and not necessarily

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