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About the author - Joshua Freedman

Joshua is one of the world’s preeminent experts on developing emotional intelligence to create positive change. With warmth and authenticity, he translates leading-edge science into practical, applicable terms that improve the quality of relationships to unlock enduring success. Joshua leads the world’s largest network of emotional intelligence practitioners and researchers.

Selfie-Ish: Digital Self Curation?


Is the selfie-flood a sign of positive self-expression? Narcissism run amok? Are these selfies for friends, or ‘friends,’ or are they simply a way for us to shape our own image. Selfie-curation, a process of persona digitally defined.

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Tips for Emotional Mastery (Eventually!)


How can we handle feelings more effectively? Here are 12 top tips from emotional intelligence intelligence practitioners.

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Emotional Intelligence for Your Career?


Powerful infographic shows why emotional intelligence is essential for your career — and what you can do about it.

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Big Data on Emotional Intelligence: State of the Heart


What’s the Status of EQ in the World Today? Revealing new research on trends, opportunities and assets in six world regions — this video introduces “The State of the Heart” report, tracking the trends of emotional intelligence and surprising findings about the globe, gender, and talents.

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State of the Heart Report


What is the status of emotional intelligence in the world today? For the first time ever, a view of world-wide data on key strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and threats for EQ globally.

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What Sparks Your Strengths?


Here’s a beautiful, inspiring, totally free gift: SPARK. Ask colleagues, friends, and family to take a super-quick survey (just 3 questions) about you… and get a beautiful and inspiring Spark profile.

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How Emotional Intelligence Works


Let’s break it down: What is emotional intelligence and why does it matter?  How does this make a difference in my life at work, school, home? Next week is our 3rd annual free online conference, EQ Week.  To make the most of the program, here’s a quick intro to emotional intelligence (EQ) — and how […]

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The Zing That Unlocks Everything


Every manager wants employees to come in with that extra “zing” — that spark that creates breakthroughs, that’s magnetic to customers, that somehow lifts the whole enterprise. Is this a leadership responsibility? Something for which you can hire? How do we get more?

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Positive New Perspectives on Education, Parenting Abound at Virtual Festival of Emotional Intelligence


EQ Week features leading neuroscientists, psychologists and educators sharing latest findings, practical applications of emotional intelligence research

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Case Study: Emotional Intelligence for People-First Leadership at FedEx Express


What happens when new managers receive emotional intelligence training? The six-month program is delivering significant improvements in EQ skills — tied to dramatic increases in influence, quality of life, and decision making.

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