Daniel Goleman

Science Journalist, Esteemed Writer & Emotional Intelligence Expert

Esteemed writer and respected science journalist, Daniel Goleman, is a popular emotional intelligence expert and psychology speaker. Specialising in neurological and behavioural sciences, he has written for a number of high-profile publications. Daniel has enjoyed international success, with his novels being translated into 40 different languages. As a speaker, Daniel expands upon his published research, discussing such topics as meditation, emotional learning, self-deception and the ecological crisis.

Daniel spent a lot of his early career in India, where he studied on a pre-doctoral fellowship from Harvard University and later on a postdoctoral grant from the Social Science Research Council. This cultural experience shaped Daniel personally, professionally and as a speaker, influenced by his spiritual teacher, Neem Karoli Baba. Daniel wrote his first book in Sri Lanka, surrounding travelling in India. Due to this experience, Daniel is a booking opportunity not to be missed. With a unique outlook and inspiring advice, his ability to expand his audience’s perception of emotions can improve the wellbeing of business employees.

Upon returning from India, Daniel became a visiting lecturer at Harvard University. Throughout the 1970s, he taught a course on the psychology of consciousness, which was heavily praised by students and fellow lecturers alike. Moving to Yale University, he founded the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning, before co-directing the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organisations at Rutgers University. Daniel’s influential career has spanned across some of the most prestigious universities in America, reflecting his highly respected opinions and invaluable knowledge of psychology.

As an author, Daniel has published such titles as Emotional Intelligence in 1995, Working with Emotional Intelligence in 1998, Primal Leadership in 2001 and Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence in 2013. Daniel established himself as an expert in emotional intelligence due to these titles, in which he developed theories in non-cognitive skills and workplace success. As a speaker, Daniel doesn’t just discuss his ideology but offers methods to achieving emotional intelligence too, inspired by his first-hand experiences of meditation and stress management.

To book Daniel Goleman as the innovation speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below:

When at corporate events, Daniel is known to cover the following topics:

  • Science Journalism
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Behavioural Sciences
  • Meditation
  • Emotional Learning
  • Self-Deception
  • The Ecological Crisis

Watch a speech delivered by Daniel, discussing the secret to high performance and fulfilment: