Episode 21 | Part One: A Conversation with Richard Boyatzis

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This week Clint has a conversation with Richard Boyatzis, a Distinguished University Professor of Case Western Reserve University. He is one of the world’s leading experts in leadership development and emotional intelligence. Richard’s research on human behavior has revolutionized management education and helped create a new industry of consultants, researchers, and coaches. In part one, Richard talks about why leadership and management is so difficult, why we’re hardwired to pick up the emotions of others and why people chase the wrong things when they try to reduce the amount of stress in their life.

You can sign up for Richard’s courses on Coursera and you can find all of his books, including his latest Helping People Change, at Harvard Business Review.

About Richard E. Boyatzis:
Richard is Distinguished University Professor of Case Western Reserve University, He graduated from MIT and Harvard. He has authored more than 200 articles and 9 books on leadership, competencies, emotional intelligence, competency development, coaching, neuroscience and management education, including the international best-seller, Primal Leadership with Daniel Goleman and Annie McKee and the recent Helping People Change with Melvin Smith and Ellen Van Oosten. His Coursera MOOCs have over a million enrolled.