Welcome to the EQ Library
What will help your kids develop positive, strong friendships? Considering how important relationships are to a happy life, this is a question many parents wrestle with. In this video from Six Seconds, Josh Freedman talks with a group of EQ practitioners about how to help kids be, and find, good friends.
How can you create a powerful leadership presence? We have all met those people who have a magnetic confidence and trustworthiness about them, but how can we cultivate those qualities? In this video from Six Seconds, Josh Freedman and Marilynn Jorgensen discuss this vital question.
These slides give you an introduction to sociograms – a leadership tool for gathering data on group social dynamics. It can be a wonderful tool for teams, classrooms and more. For more on sociograms, read this article: http://www.6seconds.org/2017/07/03/20125/
Empathy is normally thought of in the context of being there for someone in a tough time, but in this video, EQ Consultant Deborah Havert talks about using empathy to celebrate others’ successes – and how it’s a vital component of relationship building.
This white paper and accompanying slides shed light on the social side of emotions – and the tremendous implications in business, social and personal settings. Summarizes fascinating research into our emotions’ social functioning and ways to use it to your advantage. For more on this, read this article, http://www.6seconds.org/2017/05/14/22809/
This short video shows a heart warming and fascinating social experiment where people agree to be blindfolded, and then hold hands and have a short conversation with a stranger. Then they get to see the person they have been talking to. The results are a beautiful example of why we should not be so quick […]
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.
This short, animated video challenges common assumptions about drug addiction. It makes the case that drug addiction is part of a larger problem of disconnection and loneliness- and that a big part of the solution is to focus on human connection