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The Secret to Happiness

The Secret to Happiness

In this video, EQ consultant Deborah Havert talks about what the research says about what makes people truly happy – and connects that research to EQ. She gives 3 practical, actionable tips for being happier.

Posted August 17, 2017 by in Life


Exercise Optimism Happiness
Mindfulness Can Make You Less Biased

Mindfulness Can Make You Less Biased

Research suggests that mindfulness can help us correct for cognitive biases. A wonderful article from the Greater Good Science Center.

Posted August 17, 2017 by in Life


Increase Empathy Mindfulness
Testing Strangers’ Empathy

Testing Strangers’ Empathy

In this short video filmed in Tbilisi, Georgia, 6-year-old actor Anano is put in various situations to see how strangers react. While many show empathy, a slight change in the circumstances made people act very differently. A fascinating look at empathy and how it can be more challenging outside of our ‘in-group.’

Posted August 17, 2017 by in Life


children Increase Empathy
Reflecting on Your Emotions as a Parent

Reflecting on Your Emotions as a Parent

In this short video from Six Seconds, Eldon Pascoe talks about how he and his wife struggled as they dealt with their second child’s behavioral outbursts – and how they used emotional intelligence to take a step back and think of the best way to deal with the situation. A great video for parents or […]

Posted August 10, 2017 by in Family


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Pausing and Considering Where Trash Ends Up

Pausing and Considering Where Trash Ends Up

This powerful video really makes you stop and think about the role we all play in ocean pollution. And to take it a step further, how can I use consequential thinking to help solve the problem?

Posted August 10, 2017 by in Life


Apply Consequential Thinking
How Gratitude Changes You and Your Brain

How Gratitude Changes You and Your Brain

New research indicates that gratitude improves our mental health, and you can read about it here in this article from the Greater Good Science Center.

Posted August 10, 2017 by in Life


Happiness Neuroscience
Business Case for EQ Intro Presentation

Business Case for EQ Intro Presentation

How do you introduce the business value of emotional intelligence? Here’s a powerpoint with speaker notes for a 30-60 minute introduction using three powerful business cases (all published on www.6seconds.org so read those for additional details — you can even hand out one or more for further discussion)

Posted August 9, 2017 by in Business


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SEI Sales Powerpoint

SEI Sales Powerpoint

A quick powerpoint to get you started marketing SEI. This deck is designed for you to customize — and could be saved as a PDF to email potential clients, or used in a sales meeting.

Posted August 6, 2017 by in Business


marketing SEI
Remember Your Morning Affirmations

Remember Your Morning Affirmations

This amazing video shows a little girl practicing her morning affirmations – and it’s really great. And also a good reminder that even as adults, we should take time to practice our own affirmations and remember what we are grateful for.

Posted August 3, 2017 by in Life


Exercise Optimism
The Neuroscience of Trust

The Neuroscience of Trust

This white paper and slideshow (with speaker notes) break down all the latest and most fascinating research about trust, including Six Seconds’ recent global survey of the workplace. Are leaders and front line employees on the same page about how much trust exists at the company? Do trust levels make a measurable difference on performance? […]

Posted August 3, 2017 by in Business , Life


Neuroscience Trust
How to Fire Up Your Students

How to Fire Up Your Students

This Edutopia blog post talks about how to use surveys to gauge interest in trendy topics and then incorporate it into your curriculum.

Posted August 3, 2017 by in Education


children engagement
Why You Should Take a Relaxing Lunch Break

Why You Should Take a Relaxing Lunch Break

Are there tangible benefits to taking a real, relaxing lunch break? According to researchers, yes, and this article from the Greater Good Science Center breaks down the findings.

Posted August 3, 2017 by in Business , Life


Happiness Stress
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