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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


Neuroscience
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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What Is Apply Consequential Thinking?

What Is Apply Consequential Thinking?

Josh Freedman discusses applying consequential thinking – what it is, why it’s important, and how to incorporate it into your life.

Posted October 28, 2018 by in Life


Apply Consequential Thinking
White Paper: Emotional Intelligence and Success

White Paper: Emotional Intelligence and Success

Numerous studies show that emotional intelligence scores predict performance on critical life success factors. How strong is this effect? This study examined over 75,000 individuals in a large, global database primarily composed of people in the workforce — and the findings strongly suggest that emotional intelligence is of critical importance in achieving success in these […]

Posted October 22, 2018 by in Life


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A User’s Guide to Stress

A User’s Guide to Stress

This eBook by Patty Freedman is all about stress and what neuroscience can teach us about leveraging stress as a strategic asset.

Posted October 22, 2018 by in Life


Stress
How to Deal with Difficult Customers and Clients

How to Deal with Difficult Customers and Clients

Jonathan Low of PowerUp Success discusses the importance of the KCG Model and especially recognizing patterns for dealing with difficult customers or clients.

Posted October 22, 2018 by in Business


communication
Winning Arguments Is a Myth

Winning Arguments Is a Myth

It’s easy to get obsessed with being right. Josh Freedman discusses why it’s so irresistible and at the same time so destructive to focus on being right.

Posted October 22, 2018 by in Life


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