Results of our survey to our business network shows a need for more skills and resources for introducing EQ in the workplace, and making a clear business case.
Seconds Breaking News – unveiling powerful new tools and opportunities to spread emotional intelligence and support positive change. Joshua Freedman and Max Ghini presented, for the first time ever, the forthcoming plans from Six Seconds — including the new concept of Brain Style and the Brain Brief Profiles – the Education Vital Signs – and the NexusEQ Conference at Harvard University, featuring International Delegations.
Apparently in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on 9/11, rescue dogs faced a massive challenge. But it wasn’t the rubble and death that affected them: It was their handlers’ distress. This offers an important lesson to us as managers, parents, teachers, and friends.
A new analysis of over 24,000 leaders and workers from all around the globe shows female leaders, statistically, have an edge in three key areas of people-leadership: (1) EQ is made of numerous component parts, Females are particularly higher in some – but not all; (2) the largest gap is in the capacity to predict the emotional consequences of actions allowing women to be more strategic with feelings; (3) In key aspects of EQ, women in leadership roles are even further ahead of their male counterparts, suggesting that these differentiators may be essential for females to advance their careers. For both females and males, the new data suggests important opportunities for leveraging strengths to become more effective at people leadership.
How can you be a more effective speaker? There is a growing body of research on the link between likability and authenticity and trustworthiness. Even expert witnesses, providing court testimony, are viewed as more credible if — in addition to appearing trustworthy, knowledgeable, and confident — they are also likable. The same applies to a presenter who seeks to establish credibility in the eyes of the audience. Likeability, coupled with authenticity, is one of the cornerstones of credibility as a speaker.