If you could deliver a brief message to half a million people people, what would you say? Facing this challenge helped me clarify the simplicity of how we can actually APPLY emotional intelligence to create positive change. Read more »
Six SecondsSix SecondsThe first and largest organization supporting EQ development, we have offices in 10 countries plus over 5000 certified practitioners and partners who are experts in making the science of emotional intelligence into practical solutions for individuals, schools, and businesses. is the first and largest organization supporting EQEQ development globally. Businesses, schools, consultants, and individuals use our scientifically rigorous tools and solutions to create positive change.
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I am a recovering pessimist. For over thirty years, I have been practicing the skills of optimism. It began with a traumatic divorce, which was wearing me to the ground. In addition, I was very concerned about my ten-year son, who was depressed by the multiple tensions floating in the house. Emotions were at an all time high—with anger and grief topping the list. What could I do? I knew that my son deserved a mother who exhibited joy Read more »
Teachers at every grade level increasingly view SEL as a critical component of their students' education. An important new national study by Civic Enterprises and Hart Research Associates, commissioned by the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning(CASEL) has revealed that teachers overwhelmingly recognize the value of SEL in improving academic scores, motivation, student relationships with peers and adults, and engagement Read more »
What do future change makers needs? While traditional "intelligence" is important, today success requires skills for being self-aware, collaborating with others, and creating new possibilities -- in other words, emotional intelligence. Read more »
Upon leaving high school, I was five foot eight inches and 180 pounds. People never described me as fat, but as large-boned or sturdy. However, I was not happy with the way I looked and, really to me, it did not seem as if I devoured that much food. I did have an intense sweet tooth. So, unfortunately, I was often tempted by that extra slice of chocolate pie, chocolate chip cookies in the cookie jar, and any form of chocolate—with or without Read more »
I just returned from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual conference in San Francisco, a beautiful and vibrant city in Northern California. Thousands of attendees from around the world, including many Six Seconds network members participated in the five days of AERA workshops, panels, and round-table discussions on educational research, assessment, implementation, and best practices. The conference is huge, and many people Read more »