Author Archive

Gratitude in Boston

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As we’ve grieved and hoped with feeling people around the world, many of Six Seconds’ team members have been struck by a sad paradox. At the very same time that emotional intelligence leaders from around the world  are committing to come to the Harvard campus in June, we watched the Boston Marathon crimes playing out. […]

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New Head of Synapse School

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Six Seconds welcomes Jim Eagen as our new Head of School for Synapse, The Six Seconds’ Lab School in Menlo Park, California.  Synapse blends emotional intelligence into all aspects of an innovative school for future change makers.  Here is a letter from Karen McCown, Six Seconds’ Chairman: It is with great pleasure that we announce […]

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May is the Month of EQ in Europe

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We hope to see all our old friends and new EQ allies at one of these outstanding events.  Joshua Freedman, Six Seconds’ COO and Chair of the upcoming NexusEQ Conference at Harvard will be in Europe for: 13 – 17th May:  London UK  EQ Certification:  Building Capacity for Transformation Using Emotional Intelligence.  Increase your mastery of emotional […]

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Three Essential Facts About Feelings

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This brief video illustrates three essential facts about feelings — that will help everyone gain insight and energy to live and lead.

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Ask the Right Questions: Alan Cooper

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Central to teaching is asking — but are teachers asking the right questions? Here’s a practical way to look at questioning.

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Panic Attacks, Intelligence, and Emotions: The Complicated Relationship

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What are panic attacks, and how might emotional intelligence help with this challenge?

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eWeek Success – Largest Emotional Intelligence Conference

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The “eWeek” virtual emotional intelligence festival served as the launch of the NexusEQ Conference, Harvard University, June 2013, featuring neuroscientists, authors, and experts on emotion, learning, and business.  A webinar will be held in April to announce international delegations for the conference at Harvard. The program included 22 webinars with 9,495 session signups, making it […]

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Parenting Q&A with Annie Fox and Sue McNamara

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What are the real challenges facing parents? Author Annie Fox discusses parenting teens with emotional intelligence expert Sue McNamara — how do we talk to teens? How do we help them be people who make good choices?

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Enhance Emotional Literacy

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Emotional literacy helps you notice, name, and understand feelings. This provides critical information about you (and about others), which gives you insight into the core drivers of behavior. This understanding is also key to managing your reactions.

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White Paper: Stress, EQ, and Performance in Healthcare

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by Lorenzo Fariselli, Joshua Freedman, Massimiliano Ghini MBA, Federica Valentini Publication Date: Feb 25, 2008 A press release and a powerpoint are available to accompany this paper, as well as a PDF version. Abstract As in many fields, healthcare is a complex and stressful environment where interpersonal interactions are of paramount importance.  This study finds that in […]

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