EQ Business

EQ Week Free Online Conference

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EQ Week is the world’s largest emotional intelligence conference – and it’s entirely free for anyone with internet access. How can emotions support thriving, at work, at school, and at home? Join us to explore this amazing frontier of the brain – and heart.

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Become a Commanding Communicator: Three Trust Tips

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Is your leadership communication earning you trust? Take this trust quiz, then try three powerful tips to become a Commanding Communicator.

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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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Inspiring Employee Engagement through Emotional Intelligence

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Low employee engagement costs $350 billion/yr in the US alone — but despite a decade of efforts, engagement levels remain about the same. Why? Most engagement strategies are “emotionally un-intelligent” and so they actually undermine motivation…

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White Paper: Increasing Employee Engagement at Komatsu

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Can we increase Employee Engagement in an economic challenge? What’s the benefit? Case study at Komatsu plant using “Vital Signs” and “Emotional Intelligence”: engagement increased from 33 to 70%. At the same time, plant performance increased by 9.4%.

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Self-Trust: Lead Thyself

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Do you trust yourself? Are you trusted by others? I’ve had the privilege of speaking to many strong leaders in business, government, finance and education, and asked a question that’s changed my understanding of leadership and the role of trust – particularly self trust. The question: “If you had to make an important decision and […]

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The Bread & Butter of Leadership

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When we talk of trust, we make the choice of being vulnerable based on our positive expectations. This positive has a similar “feel” to respect: Respect is a deep admiration. Here are six tips to building these invaluable ingredients to leadership.

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Case: Engagement, Safety & Quality in Chemical Manufacturing

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A multi-year intervention in an American chemical manufacturing plant led to a 91% improvement in employee engagement which was correlated with a 167% increase in production quality and an 83% decrease in reportable safety incidents.   The project focused moving away from a “safety program” and replacing that with a “culture of safety” based on a […]

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Disconnecting and Connecting: Daniel Goleman & Joshua Freedman on FOCUS, part 3

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In the chaos of contemporary life, how do we maintain connection to self and others?   Is it enough to “unplug” once in awhile?  We are constructing a “new normal” – what are the internal and relational skills needed to thrive in these times of disconnection and connection? Daniel Goleman and Joshua Freedman continue to […]

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Back in Focus – Daniel Goleman and Joshua Freedman on Attention and Emotion, Part 2

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How do we fully engage attention to use the full power of our minds? What fuels and blocks performance in work and life? Joshua Freedman & Daniel Goleman discuss his new book discuss the science of attention and how it applies to life in the office, in nature – and even in bed.

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