Excellent and easy reading.
Vital Lies, Simples Truths by Daniel Goleman is an excellent, well-written book that provides plenty of good examples to explain how humans deceive themselves.
I am going to buy a Kindle, and I would love it if this book was on the Kindle offering list so I could carry it around and reread it.
Wow, What an Eye opener!
For me the most astonishing revelation from this book SO FAR is the answer to Why did I say something and then
a little bit later wonder why I... Read more
After junking Emotional Intelligence a few weeks ago because I found it shallow and superficial, I even surprised myself when I bought Vital Lies, Simple Truths. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Bob's Beekeeping
All thoughtful people should know this material. Very good coverage of the isues but neuroscience has shed new light on this understanding. E.g. John J Ratey, daniel J SiegelPublished 10 days ago by Ross Taylor
For those that seek to buy this book, I'd like to let you know this is not a self help book, as none of Daniel Goleman pieces are. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Matt Mclaren
Put this book on your shelf next to M. Scott Peck's "People of the Lie". If you want to understand what motivates people to deny the truth to themselves and others, this... Read morePublished 15 months ago by nanoStamford
I had high expectations for this book after reading reviews and seeing references in other sources. But I find the author's approach to be too loosey-goosey in comparison with... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Alan Brinton
This book points out the limits we set up for ourselve and provides a more informed perspective on how we see ourselves and operate in today's fast paces world. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Carolyn Blackler
It is very "clinical" in the beginning so I can understand that some reviewers had some difficulty reading it. Read morePublished 23 months ago by orozmar
Vital Lies, Simples Truths by Daniel Goleman is an excellent, well-written book that provides plenty of good examples to explain how humans deceive themselves. Read morePublished on May 6, 2010 by Barbara A. Baum