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(Ilustration: Getty Images) By Jorge Manuel Zelaya Fajardo January 20th, 2021     “The good, if brief, is twice as good.”   — Baltasar Gracián     The concept of Emotional Intelligence is so exciting, interesting and important that I could easily write many paragraphs about it. However, I have decided to do basically the opposite. I have challenged myself to write the most content in the fewest paragraphs possible. I will, therefore, challenge myself to write an executive summary.   The first time I heard the phrase emotional intelligence was in 1995 when Daniel Goleman, the illustrious Harvard University's Psychology Phd. (a disciple of the famous psychologist David McClelland) , wrote the book that placed the concept in the world's sight. The interesting fact is that Goleman is not the person who discover emotional intelligence , since it was discovered by the scientists Peter Salovey and John D. Mayer in 1990. The book writte


  (Ilustración: Getty Images) Por Jorge Manuel Zelaya Fajardo Enero 20, 2021     “Lo bueno, si breve, dos veces bueno”.   — Baltasar Gracián     El concepto de inteligencia emocional es tan apasionante, interesante e importante que fácilmente podría escribir muchos párrafos al respecto. Sin embargo he decidido hacer básicamente lo opuesto. Me he retado a mí mismo para escribir la mayor cantidad de contenido en la menor cantidad de párrafos. Es decir, me atreveré a escribir un resumen ejecutivo. La primera vez que escuché la frase inteligencia emocional fue en 1995 cuando Daniel Goleman, el ilustre doctor en psicología de la Universidad de Harvard (discípulo del famoso psicólogo David McClelland) , escribió el libro que colocó el concepto en la vitrina mundial. Lo curioso es que Goleman no es el descubridor del término inteligencia emocional , ya que fueron los científicos Peter Salovey y John D. Mayer quienes lo hicieron en 1990. El libro


    Por Jorge Manuel Zelaya Fajardo January 6th,   2021   "Always be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors and let each new year find you being a better human being."     -- Benjamin Franklin       The beginning of the new year 2021 reminds us of the validity of the Gregorian calendar, which, being promulgated by Pope Gregory XIII, came to replace in most of the countries of the world today, the Julian calendar, which was based on the Egyptian or solar calendar. However, for practical purposes in our daily lives, the calendar represents a system of measuring time, which facilitates (or should do so) the passing of our daily activities. This year 2021, which is just beginning, has an inheritance made up of the consequences of the Covid19 pandemic that has hit humanity, taking life and making human beings sick in the 193 countries recognized by the United Nations. (It is important to mention that between countries