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Recently Updated EQ Posts


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


We’re completely updating 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

Anti Bullying

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


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


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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Tips to Practice Emotional Intelligence 2: Choice


Emotional intelligence helps us make better choices; we can evaluate and respond rather than reacting unconsciously. Simple, but how to do it? 15 practical tips from our network members around the world.

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Get the Videos! EQ for Positive Change


Videos from NexusEQ at Harvard: How do we spark positive change? 80 presenters. 50 cases. 32 countries. 3 breathtaking days. Now let’s share it. 

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National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation Receives Grant for EQ

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“The grant will provide us with a powerful way to measure the organization climate, and to measure it again in a year. I’m confident getting clear data and having honest conversations about working better will help us build an even stronger organization.”

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EQ Schools Meet-up on Social Emotional Learning


Are you passionate about social and emotional learning? Do you want to learn how other educators are implementing SEL?  Willing to share your own insights and practices?  Mark Your Calendars! Join us on October 10, from 4:30-7:30 PM at Synapse, Six Seconds’ Lab School in Menlo Park, CA,  for an afternoon of sharing best practices […]

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What’s The Change Maker’s Lab?


Six Seconds is a network of change makers working to improve schools, communities, businesses, families… lives. The Change Maker’s Lab is a collaborative event to work together on essential tools and resources to advance our individual and shared work. Here’s how:

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