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Daniel Goleman + Dan Harris


Monday, October 7, 2013
8:00 PM–9:30 PM

“Socrates’s injunction ‘Know thyself’ speaks to the keystone of emotional intelligence: awareness of one’s own feelings as they occur.” —Daniel Goleman, Emotional Intelligence
This discussion on ”system blindness”—our indifference to the ways our daily habits and goods impact the earth—marks the launch of Daniel Goleman’s Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence.
Presented with Tricyle Magazine.
A book signing follows the program.

About the Speakers

Daniel Goleman is an internationally known psychologist whose 1995 book Emotional Intelligence was on the New York Times bestseller list for a year-and-a-half, with more than 5,000,000 copies in print worldwide in 40 languages. Goleman has written books on topics including self-deception, creativity, transparency, meditation, social and emotional learning, ecoliteracy, and the ecological crisis. He currently co-directs the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations at Rutgers University. Goleman has organized a series of intensive conversations between the Dalai Lama and scientists, which resulted in the books Healthy Emotions and Destructive Emotions. Goleman’s work as a science journalist has been recognized by the Washburn Award for science journalism, a Lifetime Career Award from the American Psychological Association, and being made a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Dan Harris is a correspondent for ABC news and a co-anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America. A 1993 graduate of Colby College in Waterville, Maine, Harris began his career as an anchor for WCSH in Portland, Maine. Harris joined ABC News in 2000. He anchored World News Sunday 2006-2011 and frequently anchors World News, World News with Diane Sawyer’s webcast, and Nightline. In October 2010 he was named the new co-anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America, succeeding Bill Weir. Harris has reported on a series of events such as the mass shootings in Newtown, Connecticut; Aurora, Colorado; and Tucson, Arizona; and has covered various natural disasters from the earthquake in Haiti to Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. He has also reported on combat in Afghanistan, Israel, Gaza, and the West Bank, and has made six visits to Iraq. Domestically, Harris has led ABC News’ coverage of faith, with a particular focus on the evangelical movement.