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The Business Case for Emotional Intelligence 2010

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Newly updated, the 2010 Business Case for Emotional Intelligence is an in-depth analysis of current research presented in a compelling, engaging eBook — available for free download (see below).  The eBook covers…. Executive Summary: “The evidence is increasingly compelling. The measurable, learnable skills of emotional intelligence make a significant impact on organizational performance. EQ may […]

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Smarter About Feelings

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An introduction to emotional intelligence for kids When I was a kid, no one taught me about feelings.   Even when I took psychology in college I still didn’t learn why sometimes I felt angry or sad or worried or happy — and that I had a choice about my feelings.  I noticed that I had […]

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New US Air Force Study: EQ to Save $190 Million

In 2007, the US Air Force began to explore the possibility of applying emotional intelligence (EI) to predict performance in training programs for pilots, air traffic controllers and pararescue jumpers (“PJs” — who’s mission is to rescue downed aircrew). The PJ program was one of their top priorities. This training program takes nearly two years […]

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Leadership Success and Emotional Intelligence in the Middle East

Abstract: The United Arab Emirates is emerging as the business capital of the Middle East. In this complex, demanding environment, to what extent do the “soft skills” of emotional intelligence matter? In a study of 418 leaders living in the region, there is a very strong relationship between emotional intelligence skills and performance outcomes. Scores […]

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Six Seconds Jordan – Emotional Intelligence in the Middle East

We are delighted to announce that Six Seconds has opened its seventh office in the world.  The new office is located in Amman, Jordan and will be managed by certified Six Seconds practitioners Mr. Nadeem Nahhas and Ms. Souhair Dahdaleh. Nadeem’s commitment to developing the people-side of performance began when he worked in Sales and […]

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Powerful EQ Development

Six Seconds’ programs are known for an unparalleled blend of depth and practicality. Drawing on 13 years of global leadership in emotional intelligence development, these certifications are transformational — and they equip change leaders with outstanding tools to develop others.  When it’s done with this level of integrity and quality, EQ development is the missing […]

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EQ Blended Learning at GAMBRO DASCO

Gambro Dasco is a planning and production firm specializing in medical dialysis devices.  To create the right conditions for continued growth, the company implemented a program to strengthen team leaders’ Emotional Intelligence. To initiate the project, Gambro Dasco’s Human Resources Manager, Sara Boldrini needed to secure funding for the effort, so the HR department became […]

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Change the Game – Italy Conference

The Six Seconds Italia 2010 conference was a time to change the game — to move out of “business as usual” into the possibility of the exceptional.  The third “peer to peer” emotional intelligence conference in Italy, the majority of speakers were members of the Six Seconds network in Italy.  Managers, educators, trainers, change leaders […]

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Inside Change on WVTL

Bob Cudmore of WVTL, Amsterdam, NY, interviews Joshua Freedman about the new book, INSIDE CHANGE, how change works — and how emotion can make or break change efforts.  Topics include why 70% of change fails, how politicians have used the power of emotion to drive change, trust, and fueling personal change with positive emotion. [powerpress]

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Inside Change on WILY

Six Seconds’ COO Joshua Freedman, coauthor of the new book INSIDE CHANGE, was interviewed today on WILY (Illinois) by Tootie Cooksie for the show, Hotline.  The 30-min podcast is available here: [powerpress] “Change is part of our lives – but despite all our experience 70% of organization change fails, and 60% of change failure is […]

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