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Personal Value Statement

Personal Value Statement

This coaching exercise from Six Seconds can be used for individuals or groups to get in touch with one’s noble goals. It’s a creative, simple way to put together a meaningful personal value statement.

Posted January 16, 2017 by in Life


Purpose Pursue Noble Goals
Nature, Beauty and Gratitude

Nature, Beauty and Gratitude

In this TED talk, photographer Louie Schwartzberg shares the pictures and lessons he has gathered during decades of doing time lapse photography. His passion for his craft and the beauty of his art is an inspiration for all of us to get in touch with the wonder of natural beauty.

Posted January 16, 2017 by in Life


Purpose Pursue Noble Goals
Why Emotions Are Integral to Learning

Why Emotions Are Integral to Learning

In this excerpt from her book Emotions, Learning and the Brain, neuroscientist Mary Helen Immordino-Yang breaks down the fundamental role of emotions in learning.

Posted January 16, 2017 by in Education


SEL
Group Affect: The Social Side of Emotions

Group Affect: The Social Side of Emotions

This animated video breaks down the last quarter century of research into the role of emotions in social settings and its implications for group work. “Emotions aren’t just inside of us. They ripple out, signaling to and influencing others.”

Posted January 16, 2017 by in Life


teamwork
Using Power to Influence

Using Power to Influence

In this short video, Joshua Freedman talks about the different forms and uses of power. For any business leader, parent or educator – or anyone in a relationship, really – this is a great video that will make you think more deeply about the types of power that you should – and shouldn’t – use […]

Posted January 9, 2017 by in Life


leadership…
The Value of Trust

The Value of Trust

What is the value of trust in relationships and interactions? In this TED talk, Professor Dan Ariely sheds light on how humans act in situations of varying trust among people.

Posted January 9, 2017 by in Life


Trust
How Social Isolation Is Killing Us

How Social Isolation Is Killing Us

This article from the New York Times discusses the worsening epidemic of social isolation. It explores the evidence that this is a worsening problem, its root causes, and the social, emotional and physical consequences.

Posted January 9, 2017 by in Life


relationships Stress
Emotionometer

Emotionometer

Use this chart to think about the varying degrees of intensity of an emotion. The first chart shows the varying degrees of anger, from tense to enraged. On the blank chart, show the gradations or varying intensity of another emotion.

Posted January 9, 2017 by in Life


Anger
Empathy – The Human Connection to Patient Care

Empathy – The Human Connection to Patient Care

This video from the Cleveland Clinic walks you through the struggles and triumphs of many of the people in the hospital. A great reminder that we hardly ever know the full extent of what a stranger is dealing with in life, and if we did, we would treat them differently. This video can be used […]

Posted January 2, 2017 by in Life


Increase Empathy
Why Purpose Unlocks Emotional Intelligence

Why Purpose Unlocks Emotional Intelligence

In this short video, Joshua Freedman talks about the competency of pursuing noble goals and its relationship to EQ. When we feel connected to a deep sense of purpose, we have the power to transform emotions and more clarity about what we should do in a given situation.

Posted January 2, 2017 by in Life


Pursue Noble Goals
Introverts in the Classroom

Introverts in the Classroom

This article from Mind Shift discusses ways to ensure that introverted students feel valued at school. Includes a Q&A with Susan Cain, author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking.

Posted January 2, 2017 by in Education


children
Circle of Intention: A Practitioner’s Worksheet

Circle of Intention: A Practitioner’s Worksheet

This worksheet is an exercise from the EQ practitioner course. In the 5 outermost areas, write down the following areas of your life: Personal, Family, Work, Play, Community. In the gray areas, write down the characteristics and qualities you want in that area of your life. For example, under Family I would write: honesty, open […]

Posted January 2, 2017 by in Family , Life


Pursue Noble Goals
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