Emotional WHAT? Definitions and History of EQ (2017 update)

Emotional WHAT? Definitions and History of EQ (2017 update)

…nia, common thought was, “Emotions are in the way. They keep us from making good decisions, and they keep us from focusing.” In the last three decades, a growing body of research is proving just the opposite. Definitions and History of Emotional Intelligence In the 1950’s, Abraham Maslow wrote about how people could enhance their emotional, physical, spiritual, and mental strengths. His work sparked the “Human Potential” movement which…

Addressing 21st Century Issues with Emotional Intelligence: A conversation with Daniel Goleman and The Six Seconds EQ Network

Addressing 21st Century Issues with Emotional Intelligence: A conversation with Daniel Goleman and The Six Seconds EQ Network

…othing, shelter, and safety are priorities; Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) provide children with the resources to navigate life. “While SEL is mainly associated with school-based programs, remember that throughout human history these same skill sets have been passed from generation to generation in the midst of life, not in a pre-packaged format. Just as the best SEL programs are woven into the culture of a school, the same lessons can be…

The Neural Power of Leadership: Daniel Goleman on Social Intelligence

The Neural Power of Leadership: Daniel Goleman on Social Intelligence

…intelligence to improve performance. His website is www.jmfreedman.com – follow him on Twitter. Notes: [ 1] Experimental Brain Research (Vol. 91, No. 1, pages 176-180), 1992 – Here is an excellent article on the history of this science: http://www.apa.org/monitor/oct05/mirror.html — and a link to NOVA special: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/3204/01.html [ 2] Neuron (Vol. 40, No. 3, pages 655-664), 2003 [ 3] For…

Dr. Daniel Goleman on the Origins of Emotional Intelligence

Dr. Daniel Goleman on the Origins of Emotional Intelligence

Since the 1995 publication of Daniel Goleman’s international bestseller Emotional Intelligence, Why It Can Matter More Than IQ, a global movement has developed to bring “EQ” into practice in businesses, schools, and communities around the globe. How did it start, what does it mean – and where is it going? From American Express to Avon, businesses have begun to embrace the concept. Jack Welch was even discussing EQ [1]…

Emotional Intelligence: The Cornerstone For Positive Change

Emotional Intelligence: The Cornerstone For Positive Change

In this speech, Six Seconds’ Chairman Karen McCown shares the definition, process, and purpose of teaching emotional intelligence. Karen founded the renown Nueva School in 1967 as a laboratory for integrating academic and emotional development for gifted children (it went on to win two Federal Blue Ribbon Awards for Excellence in Education). Drawing from that success, she published the pioneering emotional intelligence curriculum,…

Unlocking EQ

Unlocking EQ

…s to Collaborate More Effectively May 30, 2017 Teamwork is all about cooperation and effective collaboration. But it’s not always easy. Here are 6 practical tips to help you work … Emotional WHAT? Definitions and History of EQ (2017 update) May 28, 2017 From interviews the originators of the science of emotional intelligence including Salovey, Goleman, Bar-On, here’s a simple and lively Navigating Emotions to Increase Personal…

Using Team Vital Signs to Drive Change

Using Team Vital Signs to Drive Change

…he way for future improvement efforts, focusing on explaining the team’s goals, the autonomy to propose new projects, and favoring change even if it is disruptive. While the positive changes at Westcomm reflect, in part, the history, current circumstances, and leadership of the company, some elements of the approach they took are broadly applicable. Here are three key lessons from this case that can help all managers, leaders, consultants: The…

Emotional Intelligence Training for Business: 15 Tips from Research on Best Practice

Emotional Intelligence Training for Business: 15 Tips from Research on Best Practice

…that emotional intelligence is perceived as “soft,” and so it’s essential to make EQ highly relevant and practice. As a result, leaders require a robust, research-backed approach with many case studies and history to prove credibility. So… what does it take? Interviewing dozens of business leaders, we identified three key needs. See below for the essential success factors for emotional intelligence training to be…

History

History

A History of Leadership in Social Emotional Learning Established in 1997, Six Seconds is a world leader in emotional intelligence with offices and representatives in over 25 countries. A pioneer in social emotional learning, Six Seconds’ education programs are enhanced by a transformational learning approach, scientifically validated EQ measures for youth adults, and school climate, several curricula targeted to Six Seconds EQ competencies, and…

Comparison of Emotional Intelligence Tests

Comparison of Emotional Intelligence Tests

…th Leadership Report), Group Report, Comparison Group Report. 360 (multirater) using same model. Youth Version using same model, YV offers full model including 5 important outcomes (e.g., achievement, health, relationships). History: The SEI was first published in 2005. There are regular, ongoing research updates. The current version is 3.2. Online and paper Retail $10-$45 (order options) Wholesale: $8-$30 (by report & volume) Details:…

Advisory Board

Advisory Board

…ntelligence. Professor Salovey is a founding editor of the Review of General Psychology and an associate editor of the new APA journal, Emotion. His course in Psychology and Law was the most popular course in Yale University history. He is a Justice of the Peace and a licensed psychologist in the State of Connecticut. In his leisure time, he plays stand-up bass with the Professors of Bluegrass. More: Peter Salovey’s bio at Yale  …