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Posted June 29, 2019 by Shivani123

Social intelligence is an art of communication, understanding emotions and responding accordingly.

Social Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

Ever faced difficulty while dealing with some common social situations, then this book is for you. Daniel Goleman Social Intelligence will help you to guide to deal with people who lacks empathy, sympathy or even common sense.The magic trick you will learn that you have the ability to change people’s mood, emotion and health.

Daniel Goleman divided the brain into two parts and named it low road (unconscious) and high road (conscious) where low road makes the first impressions and high road decides, determines and thinks.

He says that we can easily control low road by high road that is we can turn sadness into happiness with some conscious efforts which is explained nicely with examples.

Exposure Therapy : In this you will learn to overcome any negative emotions by experiencing it again and again and alas end up conquering it.

Men vs Women brain under stress:

Women brain releases more Oxytocin under stress so they try to interact more and more but man prefer solitude they go to their cave.

The science behind the people we meet and that mysterious connection we feel while talking to them is being explained in this book.

As the pages turn you will see things more scientifically , rationally and you will be able to understand your brain connectivity with people you meet.
Goleman also wrote about rapport building which is not possible through conscious mimicking.

People even strangers have tremendous impact on us which is why we should avoid people with bad intentions, those things are beautifully written in this books.

Why we are wired to connect with people we barely know and repel to those we know from a very long time , you might be wondering sometimes but the answer is all over written in this book.

If you have time and don’t like to spend your time outside then this book will be your favourite pastime.


Chapters are not in a systematic ways.
most of the things you know all ready.

its good If you are interested in psychology.
I will recommend you to read if you are socially awkward and an introvert and love being unsocial.
Good for Book lovers
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Last Updated June 29, 2019