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Powerful new research on SEL described in AERA SEL SIG publication

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Important data on SEL outcomes in education, at all levels, were revealed today in the Fall newsletter of the American Educational Research Association’s Social Emotional Learning Special Interest Group (SEL SIG).   AERA-SELSIG-FAll2013_Newsletter.pdf Several Six Seconds certified associates from Switzerland, England, Canada, Spain, and the US, along with other SEL scholar/practitioners from around the world presented […]

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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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1 Billion for Emotional Intelligence: Are you in?

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We think the world would be a better place if 1 billion people were practicing the skills of emotional intelligence. Do you? What would happen? Here’s our plan!

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EQ TALES – An EQ Engagement for Trainers

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We live in a world which is in great flux and flex. Competencies and Skills are in constant need of honing, shaping, restructuring, re-framing and realigning.The trainer or facilitator of learning and development is a key figure in the professional life of people. To get on that cutting edge of competence. To outrace, out beat […]

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Young people developing EQ in Cornwall, UK

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“This is the first time in my life I have learnt anything that is going to help me have a life” Congratulations to Amanda Murdoch and her colleagues at Family Works in Cornwall, UK for demonstrating the impact of an emotional intelligence intervention on the lives of a group of 18-24 year olds who were […]

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Recently Updated EQ Posts

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Updated posts… stress, empathy, collaboration and neuroscience…. teaching kids to be smarter about feelings….. don’t settle for happiness… and the late Dr. Candace Pert on the Physics of Emotions

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New Website Beta

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We’re completely updating www.6seconds.org a new look — and new focus. What do you notice about the site?  What’s great – and what’s not?  Leave comments below!  

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EQ and School Climate

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What did it feel like to walk down the halls at your school when you were a kid? Was it safe, welcoming, inclusive? What’s it like for your children?

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EQ at Ground Zero

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EQ and Empathy at the 4th International Congress on Emotional Intelligence   Over the past three days,  the ICEI 2013 conference was held in downtown Manhattan, in the shadow of Ground Zero, now the site of the 9/11 Memorial and the almost completed One World Trade Center. Participating in this international EQ conference, I realized what […]

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EQ Olympics

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Congratulations to our friends in Tokyo – we’re looking forward to the 2020 Olympics!   Japan is renown for hospitality and custom service, teamwork, and care in interaction.  Many of the hallmarks of a high EQ organizations.  Of course, to undertake such an ambitious project, even more EQ skills will be needed so people from […]

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