Emotional literacy helps you notice, name, and understand feelings. This provides critical information about you (and about others), which gives you insight into the core drivers of behavior. This understanding is also key to managing your reactions.
Jayne Morrison: “People with higher EQs have more meaningful relationships because they have a greater sense of self-awareness, they understand their emotions and how these drive their thoughts and behaviours, and are mindful of how these affect others. People with higher EQs also make intentional choices in their interactions with others, using consequential thinking before taking action instead of drifting through life on autopilot.”
Ready to increase EQ and Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in communities around the globe? A recent survey showed a need to enroll and engage others – here are some ideas of how.
When we talk about mindfulness, we’re not just practicing an awareness of logical mind, we’re seeking a profound opening to our whole mind. The mind that encompasses more than cognitive thought. So I’ve often thought we should consider “heartfulness” as well as “mindfulness.” Perhaps we can consider this interaction “The Mindful Heart”? It is in this intersection that emotional intelligence thrives.
Why does purpose matter? How do we use EQ as parents? How can I coach more effectively? What makes SEL research work? Click the title of any of these upcoming webinars to learn more and register! These are ONLINE so you can attend from anywhere. We attempt to record all webinars, and you can register to get the recording, or to attend live (and if you register attend, we’ll also send the recording)
Here’s a 2-min video you’ll want to consider. One of the unusual ingredients in the Six Seconds Model of Emotional Intelligence is the competency of “Pursue Noble Goals.” Do we all need “noble” goals? Aren’t self-interested goals what really motivates people? Any why would this be part of “Emotional Intelligence”?
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.