Bestselling author Daniel Goleman answers questions from Tricycle readers.Bestselling author Daniel Goleman answers the top three questions from Tricycle readers. See the other questions readers asked Daniel Goleman.
1- What would a socially intelligent political system look like?
Social intelligence can manifest at the individual, group, or systems level and so the idea of a socially intelligent political system makes sense in theory. Practice is another story.
Among the key elements of social intelligence most relevant to the political process are:
”Attunement: Listening with full receptivity.
”Empathic Accuracy: Understanding another’s thoughts, feelings, and intentions—in other words, their point of view.