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The Business Case for EQ

The Business Case for EQ

What is EQ? Why does it matter in business? This eBook presents the increasingly compelling evidence that the measurable, learnable skills of emotional intelligence make a significant impact on organizational performance. In an increasingly complex and competitive marketplace, EQ may be essential to differentiating world-class organizations, and this ebook looks at a few valuable case […]

Posted November 24, 2018 by in Business


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How Will You Measure Your Life?

How Will You Measure Your Life?

An inspirational and important message from Clay Christensen at TedXBoston. How will you measure success in your life?

Posted November 12, 2018 by in Life


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Why Teachers Need Emotional Intelligence

Why Teachers Need Emotional Intelligence

Susan Stillman, Six Seconds’ Global Director of Education, makes the case for why educators need the skills of emotional intelligence.

Posted November 12, 2018 by in Education


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Seeing Through a Lens of Possibility

Seeing Through a Lens of Possibility

Leadership Experts Group, a Six Seconds Preferred Partner in Lithuania, has started a project to connect teenagers with emotionally intelligent role models. This is the story of that program, with some tear jerking success stories.

Posted November 12, 2018 by in Life


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White Paper: EQ and Organizational Performance at Amadori

White Paper: EQ and Organizational Performance at Amadori

Amadori is one of the leading companies in the Italian agro-food sector, and Six Seconds worked with them on a 3-year-study to strengthen the people leadership skills of its management team. This white paper outlines the results.

Posted November 12, 2018 by in Business


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What Is Your Little Thing?

What Is Your Little Thing?

In honor of the Kenyan environmental activist and Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai, people close to her share what their little thing is that they are doing to change the world.

Posted November 5, 2018 by in Life


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What’s the Role of Emotions in Driving Change?

What’s the Role of Emotions in Driving Change?

Emotions play a huge role in determining whether change efforts fail or succeed. Josh Freedman uses a personal example to talk about the role emotions play in driving – or not driving – change.

Posted November 5, 2018 by in Life


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When Things FAIL: What Coaching Teaches Us About Conflict

When Things FAIL: What Coaching Teaches Us About Conflict

This is an excerpt from Rooted in Grace: Essays on Dialogue Without Division. It’s an amazing book about how to have difficult conversations without devolving into animosity. This chapter is about the role of emotional intelligence and coaching in that process. It’s published by the Missional Wisdom Foundation, a Six Seconds Preferred Partner. In a […]

Posted November 5, 2018 by in Life


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Case Study – Connected Leadership: Engaging for Performance

Case Study – Connected Leadership: Engaging for Performance

Excelitas, a global technology company, designed and implemented a talent development program in collaboration with Six Seconds aimed at enhancing leadership knowledge and practice. This is the case study with the results. A must read for anyone interested in organizational vitality and EQ.

Posted November 5, 2018 by in Business


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Europe @ Work: Strategies to Implement Emotional Intelligence

Europe @ Work: Strategies to Implement Emotional Intelligence

How does EQ work in the European context? This free eBook from Six Seconds discusses case studies from all over Europe of how companies have successfully implemented emotional intelligence programs.

Posted October 28, 2018 by in Business


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Daniel Goleman on Wellbeing

Daniel Goleman on Wellbeing

Six Seconds’ CEO Josh Freedman had the opportunity to sit down virtually with Daniel Goleman to talk about the neuroscience of mindfulness and wellbeing. An amazing discussion on wellbeing and why it can be so hard to achieve in today’s environment.

Posted October 28, 2018 by in Life


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How to Give Effective Feedback: From ‘I’ to ‘We’

How to Give Effective Feedback: From ‘I’ to ‘We’

Josh Freedman dives into the nuances of giving feedback more effectively. It’s a simple shift in tone and pronoun that shifts the focus from one of blame to one of collaboration.

Posted October 28, 2018 by in Business


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