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You Are Welcome: EQ and Hospitality Make a Perfect Match

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Hospitality: the friendly reception and treatment of guests or strangers. the quality or disposition of receiving and treating guests and strangers in a warm, friendly, generous way. What happens when you walk into a fancy hotel and some staff treat you like they don’t really care?  Do you want to come back?  On the other […]

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Emotional Intelligence Blossoms in the Czech Republic

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What do Readers’ Digest, children’s brains, and EQ have in common? They all converged at a conference in the Czech Republic in May to focus on children’s cognitive development. “Educating the head without educating the heart is no education at all!” –Aristotle   That quote set the tone for the inaugural conference for the newly […]

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Helping Teens Hit the Pause Button

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EQ Meets TEDx at the International School at the Hague How often do teens think before acting? You likely remember the time when you wish your younger self had stopped to think before taking your parent’s car out for a spin or having an angry outburst you later regretted. It is well known that the […]

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INSPIRA India Inspires Women Leaders


Although women in India are entering the workforce in increasing numbers, almost half drop out between early and mid-career. In India women comprise 24% of the workforce, and only 5% reach the top, compared to the global average of 20%. In addition, there are 1500 board seats to fill (Current Catalyst Census) and only 9.5% […]

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EQ Stories: Can Emotional Intelligence Turn Troubled Kids into Mentors?

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EQ Stories Lori Madrid: Helping Students the Six Seconds’ Way Can social emotional learning break the bullying cycle? Can EQ Change Math Scores? What’s the connection between emotions and fractions?  “I love conflict!” Lori Madrid is quick to laugh at her own statement.  She reflects on her role as the first person students are sent […]

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Teachers Learning EQ: An Arizona Success Story

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Emotional Intelligence is Key to Teacher Education at ASU It seems a given that all teachers colleges would teach emotional intelligence, but that is not the case.  Now, with the help of Six Seconds, Arizona State University is pioneering a  teacher training program that places EQ front and center. As it grows, it will become […]

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Reflecting on Connecting: The 2nd Annual Bay Area EQ Conference


With Dr. Barbara Fatum What can educators do to bring emotional intelligence into their schools? What barriers to adoption must be overcome before school districts fully embrace social emotional learning? How can collaboration build consensus for more SEL in schools? Parents, administrators, and educators joined together on April 18th for a day of learning about […]

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EQ Stories: Six Seconds and Rotary in India


         by Jayne Morrison and Dexter Valles Six Seconds India joined forces, in a first of its kind collaboration, with the Rotary Club of Deonar, Mumbai, to host a Leadership Seminar for the entire Rotary District 3140, totaling 143 Rotary Clubs and over 7,000 members. The event was held at the […]

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Anabel Jensen: Top 100 Women of Influence 2015


Congratulations to Six Seconds’ President and co-founder, Anabel Jensen for being named one of the top 100 Women of Influence for 2015 by the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Anabel Jensen named top 100 Women of Influence 2015 by Silicon Valley Business Journal Click To Tweet It was nearly 18 years ago that Jensen co-founded Six […]

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EQ Stories: Coaching a Career Change


EQ Stories are profiles of people whose lives have been helped by emotional intelligence and Six Seconds’ coaching model. This story is from Six Seconds’ Marilynn Jorgensen, Master Coach/ICF Trainer. Why is emotional intelligence coaching so powerful?  “Bill” is a senior leader who needed EQ: ” I was moving up in my career and yet […]

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