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Sustainable Organizations = Sustainable Planet?

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During a recent webinar at Six Seconds’ Vitality conference, Dr. Paul Stillman asked a question: Can we change the way businesses define “sustainability” to have real impact on the future of people and the environment? Paul is Senior Consultant for Vital Signs, our integrated suite of organizational assessment tools, at Six Seconds. In his talk […]

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Teens Build Peace and EQ at AHA!


Dr. Jennifer Freed says teens can be leaders in emotional intelligence if they are given the tools and encouragement to take their lives into their own hands. As co-founder of AHA!, an acronym for Attitude, Harmony, and Achievement, Dr. Freed has created a community of youth who are spreading peace and emotional intelligence in school […]

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Vitality Connects People Across the Globe


Vitality, Six Seconds’ 4th Annual Emotional Intelligence conference is bringing people and ideas together across the globe. After attending several sessions, I noticed that people are motivated to connect, learn and collaborate, despite distance, technical glitches, and time zones. What brings them all together is a keen desire to understand how this powerful concept of […]

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Parenting with Vitality


Are you a parent who’s dealing everyday with stress, challenging family relationships, and wanting to offer your kids the best future they could have? Well, welcome to the club! During the upcoming Six Seconds’ Vitality Conference 2015 we will try to support you and the parental community to become more “Vital”. Being a vital parent means increasing […]

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Arthur Schwartz: The Courageous Mindset


Vitality Presenter Profile It takes courage to make positive change in our lives. Sometimes we feel paralyzed by fear or indecision, especially when it comes to life-changing moments such as a death, divorce or a promotion. Arthur Schwartz, Phd, who will be presenting at this year’s Vitality online conference March 20th, is no stranger to […]

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Building Organizational Vitality


We know when we have connected to a vital business or organization. We can feel the passion of its leaders, the excitement and dedication of its front-line employees, and the enthusiastic support of its customers. Would you like to know how to create that sense of vitality in your organization? Six Seconds’ 4th Annual Virtual […]

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What is Vitality?


What creates that vital energy we all need in life… at work… in school? Can we increase it? The free #VITALITY conference in March will show us how!

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Emotions and Climate Change

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     A Commonwealth Club of California Conversation  Last year, Six Seconds’ CEO Josh Freedman joined a distinguished panel of guests for an hour-long conversation about how emotional intelligence helps us understand people’s reactions to, and actions about, climate change. Can our brains respond to a threat that is not perceived as imminent? Which emotions drive […]

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Authenticity in the Digital Age: How to Own Your Story


Vitality Presenter Profile A Conversation with Michael Margolis of StoryU Leaders, in business and life, want to help people change in positive ways. But how do you gain the influence to do so… and engage people to motivate change? Michael Margolis says it starts with authentically telling your story: “Here is how you invite people […]

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Emotional Intelligence is Key to South Africa’s Future

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As a young girl growing up in a South African family with an Irish heritage, emotions were not something my family handled very well.  Sunday lunches were loud and raucous and nearly always ended with someone saying something that bruised feelings. It seems this discomfort with emotions is a challenge for many families in South […]

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