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Contacts in the Americas

Lynette Vaive

Regional Network Director, N.AMER. Lynette coaches and mentors practitioners to support effective EQ implementation in the region — she’s here to partner with purpose, presence, and passion. Full bio 

Jim Vaive

Regional Network Director, N.AMER. Jim is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for supporting people to support people. He co-leads Six Seconds’ network in the region to build a thriving partnership for an emotionally intelligent future. Full bio 

Carlos Aldan

Regional Network Director, Brazil. Carlos is business and leadership expert with a deep commitment to build a positive, productive society in Brazil and beyond. Full bio 

David Tubley

Director, Accreditation. With extensive experience bringing EQ into practice, David is an ally to leaders and change makers seeking to create positive change with emotional intelligence. He works with Six Seconds’ practitioners on the Accredited Continuing Education opportunities to develop excellence. He’s based in South Carolina | LinkedIN

Fiorella Velarde

Senior Consultant, LAC. Editor of our Spanish language site, esp.6seconds.org. Fiorella supports the effective implementation of Six Seconds’ methods in Latin America.  Contact her on the Spanish site here.

Alice Tubley

Program Manager. Alice is a committed advocate for emotionally intelligent communities; an educator and ally, Alice supports EQ practitioners to integrate the concepts into their life and work.

Upcoming Events in the region

26 Jun 2017: United States Huntsville AL
EQ Conversation Café (Huntsville): Brains for Collaboration

How can we work together effectively to solve big challenges, such as the future of our planet? Earth is facing multiple threats and many of us feel the need to try to make a positive difference. But how can we best do that? Are there ways that we can join together and use our rational and […]


26 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun: United States Santa Barbara CA
EQ Coach Certification

Coaching is a powerful process to support people to create positive change – which takes thoughts, feelings, and actions working together. This course equips you to get started as a coach. You’ll learn to apply International Coach Federation (ICF) Core Competencies for the essentials of coaching; a transformational emotional intelligence framework to make coaching highly […]


28 Jun 2017: United States Westerville OH
EQ Conversation Café (Westerville): Brains for Collaboration

How can we work together effectively to solve big challenges, such as the future of our planet? Earth is facing multiple threats and many of us feel the need to try to make a positive difference. But how can we best do that? Are there ways that we can join together and use our rational and […]


18 Jul 2017: United States Hawthorne Woods IL
EQ Conversation Café (Hawthorn Woods): Brains for Collaboration

How can we work together effectively to solve big challenges, such as the future of our planet? Earth is facing multiple threats and many of us feel the need to try to make a positive difference. But how can we best do that? Are there ways that we can join together and use our rational and […]


19 Jul 2017 - 20 Jul: United States Westerville OH
EQ Educator Certification

Classroom teachers, counselors, and volunteers learn to facilitate social-emotional learning lessons. Participants walk away with a clear process for SEL instruction, an understanding of Six Seconds model and approach, plus resources & curriculum for 4-8 months of teaching.  While most educators see the value in social-emotional learning, most schools do not have a systematic, comprehensive, […]


24 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul: United States Atherton CA
EQ Practitioner Certification: Building Capacity for Transformation with Emotional Intelligence

Increase your mastery of emotional intelligence in order to increase your own effectiveness and to support others to develop EQ using Six Seconds’ powerful methodology and model


26 Jul 2017: United States Hawthorne Woods IL
EQ Conversation Café (Hawthorn Woods): Brains for Collaboration

How can we work together effectively to solve big challenges, such as the future of our planet? Earth is facing multiple threats and many of us feel the need to try to make a positive difference. But how can we best do that? Are there ways that we can join together and use our rational and […]


27 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul: Mexico Monterrey
EQ Essentials: Paso 1 para la Certificación EQ Assessor

Aprende Cómo la Inteligencia Emocional fortalece tu propio EQ (Coeficiente Emocional en sus siglas en inglés), Por qué  es importante desarrollarlo y Qué se puede hacer para potenciarlo. A continuación, conoce las herramientas prácticas para poner en acción el EQ con tu equipo de trabajo y con tus clientes a fin de mejorar la comunicación, […]


31 Jul 2017 - 4 Aug: United States Menlo Park CA
Advanced EQ Trainer Certification

In addition to powerful EQ tools, Six Seconds’ programs work because we teach the way the brain learns. This brain-based, humanistic, emotionally rich pedagogy creates transformational learning experiences by engaging head, heart, and hands. Join this course to learn how.


10 Aug 2017 - 11 Aug: United States Menlo Park CA
EQ Educator Certification

Classroom teachers, counselors, and volunteers learn to facilitate social-emotional learning lessons. Participants walk away with a clear process for SEL instruction, an understanding of Six Seconds model and approach, plus resources & curriculum for 4-8 months of teaching.  While most educators see the value in social-emotional learning, most schools do not have a systematic, comprehensive, […]


 

 

 

Recent Articles re the AMER Region

Case: Doubling Down on EQ Culture at ServRx (5/31/2017) by Joshua Freedman - It's “the classic problem” of a successful startup: The company was growing, but the culture was not. Here's how they used EQ to double their employee engagement and increase net profit by 110%.
Josh Freedman Radio Interview-New Years Optimism (1/5/2017) by Rachel Goodman - Six Seconds CEO Josh Freedman is interviewed on KSCO about spiritual and personal dimensions of empathy in a divided world. What does it take to rise above the news headlines and stay focused on our own optimism? In this hour-long radio interview with thought and spiritual leaders, Josh Freedman, CEO of Six Seconds, joins Reverend Deborah Johnson of Inner Light Ministries and Bill Saragosa, Native American spiritual leader and retired substance abuse counselor for an in-depth conversation about bringing more ...
PizzaCo Case: Engaging the Power of Purpose (12/13/2016) by guest - How does a business find meaningful purpose? This business case describes the power of a leadership team discovering their "Noble Goal" as a catalyst for taking the business forward.
Building Resilience: A Conversation with Fiorella Velarde (9/18/2016) by Rachel Goodman - What are the essential lessons of emotional intelligence for building a thriving future with emotional intelligence? Fiorella Velarde is a Network Leader for Six Seconds living in Miami, Florida. She has dedicated her life to helping children build resilience in the face of stress and other challenges using the wisdom of EQ and psychology.
Jim & Lynette, Spirit of EQ (2/17/2016) by Six Seconds - I was coaching a professional engineer who makes a good deal of money. He was working flipping houses, working long hours, very focused on his work. He has a younger wife and two young children. We were trying to figure out why he was so sad despite having so much material wealth. He said, “I’m not getting along with my wife and my children don’t know me.“ I asked him to go home and ask a question to his wife: "Ask ...