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One of the founders and Chief Executive Officer of Six SecondsSix Seconds, The Emotional Intelligence Network, the world’s leading emotional intelligence development and advocacy organization, Joshua is one of a handful of people with over two decades of full-time, proven experience bringing emotional intelligence into... Read More

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  • EQCC 2015
  • EQAC 2005
  • EQPC 1999
  • FI 2019
  • UEQP
  • CEQF
  • BPC 2016
  • UEQ 2019

One of the founders and Chief Executive Officer of Six Seconds, the world’s leading emotional intelligence development and advocacy organization, Joshua is one of a handful of people with over two decades of full-time, proven experience bringing emotional intelligence into practice.

A leader in the EQ movement, Joshua has developed EQ initiatives in over 25 countries. He co-developed  which has been delivered on five continents to over 15,000 professionals seeking practical tools for learning and teaching emotional intelligence. In the words of Peter Salovey, President of Yale University and coauthor of the original seminal paper on emotional intelligence: “A recognized authority on how to teach and learn emotional intelligence, Josh knows how to translate cutting-edge research into applicable tools.  His warm and engaging style makes him a favorite among diverse audiences.”

Joshua is author of the international bestselling  as well as numerous books, validated assessment tools, curricula, papers and tools for putting emotional intelligence into action. He is a Master Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation, and under his guidance, the Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Network has grown to reach changemakers in 157 countries and territories.

Summary

A leading expert on enhancing emotional intelligence, a gifted teacher, inspiring writer, and Master Certified Coach, Joshua Freedman assists individuals and organizations to meet their highest goals.

Biography

One of the founders and Chief Executive Officer of Six Seconds, The Emotional Intelligence Network, the world’s leading emotional intelligence development and advocacy organization, Joshua is one of a handful of people with over two decades of full-time, proven experience bringing emotional intelligence into practice.

A leader in the EQ movement, Joshua has developed EQ initiatives in over 25 countries. He co-developed Six Seconds’ EQ Certification Training which has been delivered on five continents to over 15,000 professionals seeking practical tools for learning and teaching emotional intelligence. In the words of Peter Salovey, President of Yale University and coauthor of the original seminal paper on emotional intelligence:

“A recognized authority on how to teach and learn emotional intelligence, Josh knows how to translate cutting-edge research into applicable tools.  His warm and engaging style makes him a favorite among diverse audiences.”

Joshua is author of the international bestselling At the Heart of Leadership as well as numerous books, validated assessment tools, curricula, papers and tools for putting emotional intelligence into action. He is a Master Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation, and under his guidance, the Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Network has grown to reach changemakers in 157 countries and territories.

Selected Presentations

Keynote Speaker, Intelligenzia Emotiva Practica Mente, Bologna, 3/18

Keynote Speaker, The World EQ Summit, Mumbai, 11/17

Keynote Speaker, The World EQ Summit, Dubai, 11/17

Keynote Speaker, EQ Gym, Shanghai, 11/17

Keynote Speaker, EQ Forum, Shanghai, 05/17

Keynote Speaker, EQ Forum, Shanghai, 07/16

Keynote Speaker, ExecSense CEO Series, online, 06/16

Keynote Speaker, Talents for the Future, Beijing, 05/16

Keynote Speaker, Congressional Hearing on Social Emotional Learning, Federal Congress of Brazil, Brasília, 05/16

Keynote Speaker, Coaching Change, Shanghai, 10/15

Keynote Speaker, Fidelity Security Leadership Team, Tokyo, 11/15

Keynote Speaker, Inspira for Women Leaders in India, New Delhi, 07/15

Keynote Speaker, WiRL Women’s Leadership Conference, Online, 05/15

Keynote Speaker & Chairman, Vitality, the 4th Annual Virtual EQ Conference, 03/15

Guest Lecture, EQ for Facilitation, Yokohama University, Japan 11/14

Keynote Speaker, [email protected], “Emotional what?” 10/14

Keynote Speaker, EQ Applications Conference, Tokyo, 06/14

Keynote Speaker, The Value of EQ, Skopje, Macedonia, 03/14

Keynote Speaker & Chairman, EQ Week 3rd Annual Virtual EQ Conference, 03/14

Keynote Speaker, TEDx Santa Cruz, 03/14

Keynote Speaker, EQ for Zappos IP Inc, Las Vegas, 12/13

Keynote Speaker, EQ Applications Conference, Tokyo, 11/13

Keynote Speaker, The Changemaker’s Lab, Menlo Park, CA, 10/13

Keynote Speaker, INTEL Leadership Conference, Santa Ana, 09/13

Keynote Speaker & Chairman, NexusEQ at Harvard Medical School, 06/13

Keynote Speaker, EQ Europe Conference, Brussels, 05/13

Keynote Speaker, Proctor & Gamble Senior Leadership, Rome, 03/13

Keynote Speaker & Chairman, EQ Week Virtual Conference, 03/13

Keynote Speaker, The Value of EQ Conference, Tokyo, 12/12

Keynote Speaker, EQ Indonesia Conference, Jakarta, 06/12

Keynote Speaker, EQ Europe Summit, Dublin, 05/12

Keynote Speaker, Karmabhumi Forum – Leading to India’s Future, 04/12

Keynote Speaker & Chairman, 24EQ, the first 24-hour virtual EQ conference, 07/12

Keynote Speaker, Living EQ Conference, Menlo Park, CA, 10/11

Keynote Speaker, Professional Coaches Mentors & Advisors (PCMA) San Francisco, 09/11

Keynote Speaker, Hasbro Toys Senior Leadership team, 05/11

Keynote Speaker, Gordon School of Business (GIBS), South Africa, 03/11

Keynote Speaker, Harvard Business School Negotiation and Leadership Conference, 04/11

Keynote Speaker, Emirates National Development Bank Senior Leadership team, 03/11

Keynote Speaker, People Performance & Emotional Intelligence in the Middle East, 03/11

Keynote Speaker, Implementing Social Emotional Learning conference, Singapore, 11/10

Master Trainer, United Nation Mission to Liberia (UMIL) EQ Certification, 06/10

Keynote Speaker, Manager (Chef) Magazine summit, Stockholm, 05/10

Keynote Speaker, EQ Asia conference, 11/09

Keynote Speaker, Lithuania Department of Education Senior Leadership, 05/09

Keynote Speaker, Wynn Macao Senior Leadership, 11/08

Keynote Speaker: Choose to Change Conference, San Jose, CA 10/08

Keynote Speaker: International Finance Corporation Connected Leaders Program, 9/08

Keynote Speaker, Hexagon Metrology Executive Leadership Retreat, AZ, USA, 1/08

Keynote Speaker, Lockheed Martin IS & GS Leadership Development, MD, USA, 1/08

Keynote Speaker, Lockheed Martin Executive Coach Conference, MD, USA, 12/07

Keynote Speaker, Professional Development Training Conference, CHC USN, Naples, Italy, 5/07

Keynote Speaker, Professional Development Training Conference, CHC USN, Camp Lejune, NC, USA, 5/07

Guest Lecturer, Alma Business School, Bologna, Italy, 2/07

Keynote Speaker, Professional Development Training Conference, CHC USN, San Diego, CA, USA 1/07

Keynote Speaker, Publishing House, Beijing, China, 12/06

Keynote Speaker, Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellows conference, Marina Del Rey, CA, USA 10/06

Keynote Speaker, Product Assurance Offsite, Lockheed Martin Space Systems, San Jose, CA, USA, 10/06

Master Trainer, US Navy Chaplain Corps Spiritual Fitness Divisions, The Inside Path to Change, VA, USA 05/06

Keynote Speaker and Chair, NexusEQ Conference, Holland, 6/05

Keynote and Chair, Breakthrough Leadership Conference, Dubai, UAE, 5/05

Master Trainer, Selling with EQ, Schlumberger Information Services Annual Sales University, KL, Malaysia, 5/05

Featured Presenter, Global Market Analytics Annual Meeting, Pfizer, New Jersey, USA 1/05

Featured Presenter, ARAMARK, Las Vegas, USA, 1/05

Keynote, China International Intellectech Corporation, Shanghai, China, 10/04

Featured Speaker, Pella Corporation Leadership Institute, Iowa, USA 10/04

Keynote, EQ Leadership Institute, Pittsburg, PA, USA 9/04

Keynote, Senior Faculty and Administration, Fox School of Business, Temple University, PA, USA 7/04

Featured Speaker, MicroSociety Annual Conference, Florida, USA, 7/04

Chair, NexusEQ Conference, Florida, USA, 1/04

Master Trainer, Implementing EQ to Reduce Hospital Turnover, Louisville, KY, USA, 12/03

Keynote Presenter, EQ Leadership, Singapore, 10/03

Keynote Speaker, Ei(UK) Annual Conference, London, UK, 6/03

Chair, NexusEQ Conference, Halifax, Canada, 6/03

Keynote Speaker, CUDEC Inteligenica Emocional, Mexico City, Mexico, 9/02

Chair, Durban EQ Conference, Durban, South Africa, 6/02

Keynote Presenter, EQ for Performance, Town of Taos, New Mexico, USA, 2/02

Keynote Speaker, Bullets to Bullies, NYC, USA, 11/01

Keynote Presenter, Educating with Emotional Intelligence, Wales, UK, 2/99

Keynote Presenter, Educating with Emotional Intelligence, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2/99

Invited Speaker, State of the World Forum for Emerging Leaders, Monterrey, Mexico, 1/99

Keynote Speaker, The Emotional Intelligence Center, Singapore, 1/99

Featured Presenter, Proyectos LEAD Conference on EQ, Caracas, Venezuela, 11/98

Featured Speaker, California School Counselor Association, 10/98

Presenter, Six Seconds International Emotional Intelligence Seminar, 9/98

Featured Speaker, Parents as Teachers National Conference, 6/98

Invited Presenter, American School Counselors National Conference, 6/98

Featured Speaker, Michigan Alliance for the Gifted, 4/98

Published Books & Products

2016: The EQ Gym Workbook /????? (in Chinese & English) by Joshua Freedman & Natalie Roitman

2016: Practicing Emotional Intelligence

2016: Whole-Hearted Parenting, how to use emotional intelligence to create more peace, connection, and joy

2016: The Management Essentials curriculum

2015: EQ Coach Certification curriculum, accredited by the International Coach Federation

2015: The Vital Organization, How to Create a High Performing Workplace (coauthor)

2012: At the Heart of Leadership: How to Get Results with Emotional Intelligence (3rd Edition)

2012: Think Feel Act Cards training product

2011: EQ Coach Cards training product

2010: INSIDE CHANGE: Transforming Your Organization with Emotional Intelligence

2010: Self-Science: Getting Started with Social Emotional Learning, 3rd Edition

2009: Feeling Faces Cards training exercise

2009: Developing Human Performance, Powerful Skills for Today's Leaders and Managers from World Leading EQ Practitioners, management curriculum Volumes 1, 2 and 3

2007: At the Heart of Leadership:  How to Get Results with Emotional Intelligence (2nd Edition)

2008: Empathy Cards training exercise

2008: The Emotional Literacy Museum curriculum

2007:  Intelligenza Emotival l cuore della performance (Italian), Il Sole 24 Ore

2007: At the Heart of Leadership:  How to Get Results with Emotional Intelligence (1st Edition)

2006:  To Feel or Not to Feel: 6 seconds to change your EQ in Chinese, Publishing House of Electronics Industry, adapted from At the Heart of Leadership

2006:  The Inside Path to Change (training curriculum for the US Navy)

2005: Sneetch Marbles, Inc, management simulation curriculum

2005:  Handle With Care EQ Activity Calendar

2004: EQ for Families: Workshop Curriculum for Parent Education

2001:  EQ Leaning Journal

1998:  Handle With Care Emotional Intelligence Activity Book

1998:  Handle With Care Emotional Intelligence Activity Calendar

1998:  Self-Science: Emotional Intelligence Curriculum (2nd Edition)

1997:  Handle With Care Emotional Intelligence Calendar

 

Published Psychometric Assessments

2015: Brain Talent Cards training exercise

2015: The Brain Discovery Profile (BDP) and BDP Interpretation Guide

2013: The Brain Talent Profile (BTP) and BTP-Youth Version and the The Brain Talent Interpretation Guide

2012: The Brain Brief Profile Youth Version

2012: The Brain Brief Profile, 1 page summary emotional intelligence report

2011:  Organizational Vital Signs Assessment of Organizational Climate psychometric assessment, v3.0

2008:  Organizational Vital Signs Assessment of Organizational Climate psychometric assessment, v2.0 (updated from “LCA” 2001)

2008:  Leader’s Development Guide personal customized assessment report

2007:  Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence 360 Assessment and report, statistically validated multi-rater assessment

2006:  EQ Leader Report (for the Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Assessment)

2006:  Assessment of School Climate (normed and validated assessment)

2005: Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Assessment, Development Report (normed and validated assessment

2004: SEI, Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Inventory, Italy, a normed self-report test with positive impression and answer style indices

2004:  Organizational Vital Signs Climate Assessment (normed psychometric assessment)

2001: LCA Organizational Climate Survey measuring employees’ feelings about the workplace (later validated and refined as the Organizational Vital Signs assessment)

 

Selected Articles & Publications

9/97-present:  Editor, www.6seconds.org.

2018: Ghini M & Freedman J. “Inside Change: How to use emotional intelligene to facilitate change inside organizations” chapter in Emotional Intelligence in Organizations: The Key to Knowledge Transfer from Applied Research to Practical Implementation. Springer VS (March 22, 2018)

2017: Stillman, P., Freedman, J., Jorgensen, M. & Stillman, S. (2017). Coaching with Emotional Intelligence: an Experiential Approach to Creating Insight, Connection, and Purpose, Journal of Experiential Psychotherapy, 20 (4), 3-13.

2017: Interview: Daniel Goleman on Emotions, Wellbeing & Mindfulness

2017: Interview: Three Key Strategies from Stephen MR Covey to Build Trust & Create Wellbeing

2017: Interview: The Trust Revolution: 4 Powerful Strategies from Neuroeconomist Paul Zak

2017: Vitality 2017, Finding the Value of Emotions in the Global Workforce (continuation of The Workplace Issues Report, tracking key challenges in organizations around the globe since 2006)

2017: Interview: Learning About Learning & the Brain – Interview with Neuroscientist Mary-Helen Immordino-Yang

2017: Susan B. Stillman, Paul Stillman, Lorea Martinez, Joshua Freedman, Anabel L. Jensen, Cherilyn Leet, Strengthening social emotional learning with student, teacher, and schoolwide assessments, In Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 2017

2017: White Paper: Differentiators of Professional Coaches

2017: Step Into Coaching with Emotional Intelligence

2016: How to Teach Children Emotional Intelligence for a Better World

2016: A Case for Emotional Intelligence in Our Schools

2016: Can You Show Real Business Value from Emotional Intelligence?

2016: State of the Heart, analysis of global trends in emotional intelligence

2016: Back to School with Hope, Optimism, and, Maybe, Something More?

2016: White Paper: Emotional Intelligence and Success

2016: Emotional Intelligence, The Business Case

2014: State of the Heart, analysis of global trends in emotional intelligence

2014: White Paper: Talking About Great Leaders: Creating Conditions for Performance

2014: The Myth of Winning

2013: “The Neuroscience at the Heart of Learning and Leading,” Forbes

2013: Interview: Back in Focus – Daniel Goleman and Joshua Freedman on Attention and Emotion

Welcome Joshua Freedman! Here is your record of Six Seconds' Certifications

EQCC
2015
EQCC (Certified EQ Coach) USA,  Oct 2015 Active No Facilitator
EQAC
2015
EQAC (EQ Assessor Certification) United States,  Dec 2015 Active No Facilitator
EQPC
1999
EQPC (EQ Practitioner Certification) USA,  Jul 1999 Active Joshua Freedman
FI
2019
FI (Facilitator Integration) Italy,  Jan 2019 Active No Facilitator
UEQP
2018
UEQP (UEQ Profile) United States,  Aug 2018 Active Joshua Freedman
CEQF
2018
CEQF (Certified EQ Facilitator) Italy,  Oct 2018 Active Joshua Freedman
BPC
2015
BPC (Brain Profile Certification) Virtual,  Jan 2015 Active No Facilitator
UEQ
2018
UEQ (Unlocking EQ) United States,  Oct 2018 Active Joshua Freedman
EQEC
2018
EQEC (EQ Educator Certification) United States,  Sep 2018 Pending Joshua Freedman
eLearning course(s) and percent completed

  1. iSEL: Why and How Social Emotional Learning Works 0 % Completed
  2. EQ 101 for Parents 0 % Completed
  3. Brain Profiler Certification 92 % Completed
  4. Coach Cert Foundations 100 % Completed
  5. EQ Practitioner Certification (2017) 100 % Completed
  6. EQ Assessor Certification for Education 85 % Completed
  7. HOS Change Management 16 % Completed
  8. Vital Signs Certification 0 % Completed
  9. SEI 1-1 EQ Assessor - old version 100 % Completed
  10. SEI-YV 28 % Completed
  11. EQ Assessor Certification - old 88 % Completed
  12. Coach Cert Insights 100 % Completed
  13. InspirED Tools for Educators 4 % Completed
  14. EQ Profiles for Educators 91 % Completed
  15. My Brain Profiles 0 % Completed
  16. Parents EQ Full 0 % Completed
  17. 21st Century Skills 0 % Completed
  18. EQF1: Associate 0 % Completed
  19. EQF0: Precourse 0 % Completed
  20. EQ Facilitator Certification 100 % Completed
  21. Certificazione EQ Practitioner 100 % Completed
  22. My Brain Talents 0 % Completed
  23. EQ Educator 92 % Completed
  24. Coach Cert Solutions 100 % Completed
  25. Dragonfly Seasonal Introduction 50 % Completed
  26. SEI 360 0 % Completed
  27. The Six Seconds Model 0 % Completed
  28. EQ Profiler - Spanish 0 % Completed
  29. EQ Assessor Certification Step I+II 95 % Completed
  30. Selling EQ 87 % Completed
  31. EQAC Español 100 % Completed
  32. I miei Brain Talent 0 % Completed
  33. EQ Assessor Certification CORE 94 % Completed
  34. UEQ Unlocking EQ 100 % Completed
  35. EQ Practitioner CORE (2018) 100 % Completed
  36. Coach Cert Insights 2018 13 % Completed
  37. Facilitator Integration 100 % Completed
  38. UEQ Profile 100 % Completed
  39. Facilitator Integration (Italian) 0 % Completed
  40. Certificación Asesor EQ CORE (Español) 0 % Completed
  41. EQ Facilitator Certification (Italian) 100 % Completed
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