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INSPIRA India Inspires Women Leaders

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Although women in India are entering the workforce in increasing numbers, almost half drop out between early and mid-career. In India women comprise 24% of the workforce, and only 5% reach the top, compared to the global average of 20%. In addition, there are 1500 board seats to fill (Current Catalyst Census) and only 9.5% […]

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EQ Stories: Can Emotional Intelligence Turn Troubled Kids into Mentors?

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EQ Stories Lori Madrid: Helping Students the Six Seconds’ Way Can social emotional learning break the bullying cycle? Can EQ Change Math Scores? What’s the connection between emotions and fractions?  “I love conflict!” Lori Madrid is quick to laugh at her own statement.  She reflects on her role as the first person students are sent […]

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Teachers Learning EQ: An Arizona Success Story

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Emotional Intelligence is Key to Teacher Education at ASU It seems a given that all teachers colleges would teach emotional intelligence, but that is not the case.  Now, with the help of Six Seconds, Arizona State University is pioneering a  teacher training program that places EQ front and center. As it grows, it will become […]

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Reflecting on Connecting: The 2nd Annual Bay Area EQ Conference

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With Dr. Barbara Fatum What can educators do to bring emotional intelligence into their schools? What barriers to adoption must be overcome before school districts fully embrace social emotional learning? How can collaboration build consensus for more SEL in schools? Parents, administrators, and educators joined together on April 18th for a day of learning about […]

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EQ Stories: Six Seconds and Rotary in India

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         by Jayne Morrison and Dexter Valles Six Seconds India joined forces, in a first of its kind collaboration, with the Rotary Club of Deonar, Mumbai, to host a Leadership Seminar for the entire Rotary District 3140, http://rotarymumbaibkc.org/RID.html totaling 143 Rotary Clubs and over 7,000 members. The event was held at the […]

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Anabel Jensen: Top 100 Women of Influence 2015

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Congratulations to Six Seconds’ President and co-founder, Anabel Jensen for being named one of the top 100 Women of Influence for 2015 by the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Anabel Jensen named top 100 Women of Influence 2015 by Silicon Valley Business Journal Click To Tweet It was nearly 18 years ago that Jensen co-founded Six […]

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EQ Stories: Coaching a Career Change

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EQ Stories are profiles of people whose lives have been helped by emotional intelligence and Six Seconds’ coaching model. This story is from Six Seconds’ Marilynn Jorgensen, Master Coach/ICF Trainer. Why is emotional intelligence coaching so powerful?  “Bill” is a senior leader who needed EQ: ” I was moving up in my career and yet […]

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Parenting is Like Dancing!

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Add some graceful steps to your parenting repertoire! As soon as we become parents we hear a new motif and sound, we follow afresh rhythms and the more we practice the movements, the more we are confident with the sequence we are supposed to dance. And yet, dancing every time is different because of the […]

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Makeda Perryman: EQ on Stage

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  If you have every done any performing, at the school talent show or Carnegie Hall, you know the paralyzing stage fright that can wipe out your creative juices. Some performers are reduced to a puddle of anxiety backstage, or worse, carry this feeling onstage with them. It is the stuff of nightmares. Makeda Perryman […]

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Dr. Anabel Jensen : Hugs and Practical Wisdom

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Connected Student + Charismatic Teacher + Engaging Lesson = Learning Click To Tweet For Dr. Anabel Jensen, founder of Six Seconds and a pioneer in the field of Social Emotional Learning, it all comes down to a simple equation: Connected Student + Charismatic Teacher + Engaging Lesson = Learning. And she is quick to add, […]

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