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In the ranked list of book recommendations below you’ll find the best emotional intelligence books ever written.
How do I know? Because I spent hours building a huge master list of the best emotional intelligence books from hundreds of sources before carefully curating the results with TAoL‘s data-driven, in-house ranking algorithm.
Result? Whether you’re hoping to understand your emotions, build better relationships, improve your self-management or increase self-awareness you’ll find something among the emotional intelligence books below that’ll help.
Don’t let the list overwhelm you.
Scan from the top, pick a title that excites you and start reading.
And keep an eye out for updates! I’ll be adding new book summaries and books about emotional intelligence as I find/write them in the coming months and years.
Until next time, then, embrace your emotions, lean into life’s sharp bits and go well.
The 40 Best Emotional Intelligence Books Ever Written
Why these best emotional intelligence books and not others? To stay objective, I rank all my book recommendations by what’s most loved (Goodreads rating), what’s most popular (Goodreads review count) and what’s proven timelessly relevant (first publication date).
This isn’t a whimsical list. It’s a data-driven, crowdsourced collection of the best emotional intelligence books ever published as decided by book lovers just like you. (Note: To maximise diversity, I only include the top ranking book from any series in a list.)
And if you think something's missing? I LOVE book recommendations so if there are any other best emotional intelligence books that you think deserve mentioning, email me and I’ll be sure to include them in the next round of updates.
Until then, enjoy this ultimate list of the 40 best emotional intelligence books of all time...
Books 1-10: The Top 10 Best Emotional Intelligence Books of All Time
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Books 11-40: The Best Emotional Intelligence Books to Read Next
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