EQ & Success for Managers


Foundational Reading

Further Reading

Videos & Podcasts

Foundational Topics

More Great Stuff


  • Primal Leadership, by Daniel Goleman
  • Servant Leadership: A Journey into the Nature of Legitimate Power and Greatness (25th Anniversary Edition), by Robert K. Greenleaf
  • Start with Why, by Simon Sinek
  • Extreme Ownership, by Jocko Willink
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, by Steven Covey
  • The Five Dysfunctions of A Team, by Patrick Lencioni
  • The Charisma Myth, by Olivia Fox Cabane
  • Give and Take, by Adam Grant
  • Dare to Lead, by Brené Brown
  • The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, by John C. Maxwell
  • Trillion Dollar Coach, by Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg, Alan Eagle
  • Leaders Eat Last, by Simon Sinek
  • Together, by Vivek Murthy
  • Drive, Daniel Pink
  • Presence, by Amy Cuddy
  • The Culture Code, Dan Coyle
  • Emotional Intelligence, Daniel Goleman
  • Good to Great, by Jim Collins
  • Tribes, by Seth Godin
  • How to Win Friends and Influence People, by Dale Carnegie
  • How Will You Measure Your Life, by Clayton Christensen & James Allworth

More Resources

 “Super Connector” Questions for more meaningful conversations

  1. What are meaningful things you’d want people to know about you?
  2. What does it look like when you are thriving?
  3. What are you passionate about? What is important to you?
  4. What are some of the best projects you’ve worked on?
  5. What are some of your proudest accomplishments—personally and/or professionally?
  6. What do you enjoy most about your role (highlights)? What do you enjoy least (lowlights)? What changes would make you happier at work?
  7. Tell me about the best boss you’ve ever had. The worst?
  8. What are your career goals? Personal goals?
  9. What strengths, skills, or experiences do you feel you bring to your role/team?
  10. What are areas you would like to grow in or skills you’d like to develop?
  11. How can I help you get to your next job?
  12. What ideas do you have to improve things or make a difference?
  13. [For the team] How can we do better as a team?

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