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6 Seconds Action Research Published in AERA SEL SIG Newsletter!


Just published! We are delighted that an article written by Anna Kearney and Susan Stillman describing Six Seconds action research using Self-Science  appears in the Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Special Interest Group (SIG) American Educational Research Association (AERA) November newsletter.  Final_SEL SIG Newsletter_Fall_2011   The newsletter article is a variation of Anna Kearney’s action research […]

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Noble Goal/thoughts on EQ and life

These are my thoughts to our new advanced trainers that finished their course last week in Menlo Park, CA. They consistently put themselves on the line and their keynotes were wonderful. Here’s my “response” to hearing them last Friday.

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My daughter – thoughts on parenting and confidence

Here are my thoughts on parenting today… and the picture open on my computer:

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Action Research Using Six Seconds’ Self-Science Curriculum in a Third Grade Classroom

No bullies

This study examines the relationship between social-emotional instruction and academic competencies of motivation and goal setting, critical thinking and problem solving, collaboration and leadership, and agility and adaptability. The researcher embedded a social-emotional curriculum called Self-Science designed by Six Seconds in her third grade classroom during the 2010-2011 school year.   Findings indicated increased motivation […]

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The Neurobiology of Emotional Intelligence – in 3 Minutes

Neuroscience of Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence isn’t an abstract notion – it’s grounded in neurobiology:  Emotions are neurohormones, chemicals, that last in our brains and bodies for about six seconds. Here is Joshua Freedman, our global COO, presenting this concept at the Gordon Institute of Business Science, GIBS, in Johannesburg:

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EQ Matters Program

young boy

EQ Matters in Schools THE POWER OF SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING PROGRAMS A study involving more than 200 school-based social and emotional learning programs (270,000 K-12 students) has found that Social and Emotional learning programs lead to a boost in student skills.  Where programs focus on recognizing and managing emotions, establishing and maintaining positive relationships, […]

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EQ Fosters Future Female Leaders: Empowering Young Women in China

Participants in the WAFW 5th Annual Symposium

The World Academy for the Future of Women (WAFW) leadership program is a bold and rigorous training initiative for young women students committed to acquiring skills and confidence to develop as campus, community, national, and eventually global leaders. These young women found a focus on emotional intelligence played a big part of how they evolved […]

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Honoring Wangari Maathai and her Noble Goal

I just been reading some of the many articles about this remarkable woman who passed away on Sunday. I wanted to share two of these articles with you, in order to honor her memory and reflect on the power we each have to choose a path toward our own noble goal. Frances Moore Lappe and […]

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Living EQ

Jimmy Daniel demonstrates the process for enrolling FedEx managers in EQ (from Living EQ Oct, 2010)

Six Seconds has organized many different conferences, ranging from intimate programs for 20 change leaders, to the international NexusEQ events with all the world-famous names and 600 participants from forty countries. In a few weeks in California, then in November in Singapore, and March in Dubai, we have our annual Living EQ Conferences.  I loved hosting […]

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Homework: Working Smarter, Not Longer

In a fascinating article, The Trouble with Homework,  Annie Murphy Paul describes the ongoing controversy between those who advocate for less homework to reduce kids’ stress levels and those who believe American students just need to buckle down and study harder to be able to compete with their international siblings. Last year, when I watched the […]

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