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Six Seconds supports people to create positive change - everywhere... all the time. Founded in 1997, the organization now has offices in 11+ countries and certified practitioners in over 100, and is the world's preeminent resource for putting emotional intelligence into action.

Talking EQ in Business – Dubai Style

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Why should business leaders care about emotional intelligence?  How to gain this value? Jayne Morrison, Regional Director for Six Seconds Middle East & Africa, was interviewed on Dubai Eye’s Business Breakfast show. Jayne shares the basics of emotional intelligence, as well as the strong business case for organisations investing in the EQ of their leaders. […]

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National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation Receives Grant for EQ

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“The grant will provide us with a powerful way to measure the organization climate, and to measure it again in a year. I’m confident getting clear data and having honest conversations about working better will help us build an even stronger organization.”

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How is your emotional intelligence doing? Interview from Época Negócios


What’s new in emotional intelligence for business? How do these concepts work to shape culture and performance? Interview from Brazil’s top business paper, translated into English.

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Goleman: Emotional Intelligence Comes of Age


Daniel Goleman tells why the upcoming NexusEQ Conference shows a new, important view of emotional intelligence and “how these concepts actually create positive change in business, education, and beyond.”

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Gratitude in Boston


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


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


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


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


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

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