5 Best Books On Emotional Intelligence To Become Unstoppable

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Emotional Intelligence or EQ is the “number one predictor of success” in life.
It’s your ability to understand and manage emotions.
And yet, most people focus on IQ, the Intelligence Quotient instead.
Sure, the ability to solve problems is important.
But it’s often the lack of emotional intelligence that leads to poor success in anything you do.

So, here are the 5 best books that will help you maximize your EQ and become unstoppable⚡⚡👇

1/ Emotional Intelligence, Daniel Goleman

“In a very real sense, we have two minds. One that thinks, and one that feels.”
Daniel Goleman is a top reference when it comes to EQ topics.
Key takeaways:
Self-awareness and self-regulation are key.
You should develop your EQ to become more successful and healthier in life.
Boost your EQ by imitating other people’s body language.
A must-read.

2/ What Every Body Is Saying, Joe Navarro

This book is an ex-FBI agent’s guide about how to read non-verbal cues in a person. It will help you spot people’s real intentions and feelings. Even if they don’t say anything at all.

Key Takeaways:
Observation skills are fundamental. Half of what people say is not coming out of their mouths.

Develop situational awareness. Learn how to detect non-verbal cues. Uncover discomfort, lies and truths, dishonesty, and more.

An awesome practical book you can apply in everyday life.

3/ The Untethered Soul, Michael A. Singer

“There is nothing more important to true growth than realizing that you are not the voice of the mind. You are the one who hears it.”

Learn how to detach yourself from your ego, focus on your energy and win instead of resisting or fighting it.

Key Takeaways:
You are more than your thoughts.
Your inner energy is for real. Let it flow to become better in anything in life.
The end of life gives meaning to your actions. Don’t wait. Do it right now.

4/ Emotional Intelligence 2.0, Travis Bradberry & Jean Greaves
This book will help you build strong relationships in your career and life in general. You will learn how to read others and build stronger relationships.

Key Takeaways:
What is Emotional Intelligence and why it’s important
Framework for understanding, measuring, and improving EQ
Measure EQ and create a plan to boost it
Develop your self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management skills.
A must-read.

5/ Crucial Conversations, Will Hines

Learn how to avoid conflict and drive positive outcomes in important conversations.

Key Takeaways:
Be present, listen, and make your counterpart feel safe in the conversation.

Don’t let your emotions overtake your goals during the discussion.
Make choices, be bold, but also open to change.


And that’s it!
These are the books that helped me learn and grow for the better.
And I know they’ll help you too.
I guarantee it.🎯

Hakan Ozturk

Hakan Ozturk
Founder, theCScafe.com, #1 Weekly Customer Success Newsletter

Hakan Ozturk is a Paris-based Customer Success leader with over 15 years of experience in the computer software industry. Passionate about driving growth and delivering value to strategic customers, Hakan has established himself as a trusted industry expert. As the Founder of The Customer Success Café Newsletter and TopCSjobs.com, Hakan provides valuable industry insights and daily-updated job opportunities worldwide in the field of Customer Success. Connect with Hakan to boost your career in CS and your company’s potential for massive growth.

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