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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.

Emotional Intelligence for Your Career?

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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What About New Year’s Resolutions?

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Traditional “New Year’s Resolutions” create unrealistic expectations and then giving up. Here’s a different approach, plus two fab free tools to make it work.

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Three Tips for Holiday Peace

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How can we use emotional intelligence to reconnect with the joy and peace of the holidays? Here are three practical, powerful steps to move from reacting to responding.

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