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A comprehensive guide to emotional intelligence from the bestselling author of The Consolations of Philosophy and Status Anxiety.

Emotional intelligence affects every aspect of the way we live, from romantic to professional relationships, from our inner resilience to our social success. It is the ultimate soft skill of the twenty-first century.

Drawing on his work in the hugely successful School of Life organisation, Alain de Botton presents a compendium of emotional intelligence. Using his trademark mixture of analysis, anecdote, insight and practical wisdom, he considers how we interact with each and with ourselves, and how we can do so better.

From the reigning master of popular philosophy, this is an essential look at the skill set that defines our modern lives.

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  • Trade Paperback

    9780241382325

    September 17, 2019

    Hamish Hamilton

    240 pages

    RRP $32.99

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  • Hardback

    9780241382318

    September 5, 2019

    Hamish Hamilton

    320 pages

    RRP $45.00

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    The School of Life

    EBook

    9780241985854

    September 5, 2019

    Penguin eBooks

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