Posts Tagged ‘change’

Daniel Goleman’s New Focus


What’s your focus?  How do you decide?  Do feelings play a role? Daniel Goleman’s new book explores the research and practice of attention — which turns out to be a powerful tool to create positive change.  Here’s why he wrote the book – and why it matters to those of us committed to emotional intelligence. […]

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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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Sparks of Change


A few highlights from NexusEQ: 260 change makers. 80 presenters. 50 cases. 32 countries. 3 days overflowing with sparks for positive change. What did we learn about neuroscience, learning, change, and harnessing the power of emotions?

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Crossing the Gap: From Science to Practice


The value of emotional intelligence is established. Now: How do we actually use it? What does it look like to create organizational value (in business as well as in education and government organizations)? What are the essential ingredients?

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Reinventing Education for Change Leaders: Head + Heart + Hands


What do future change makers needs? While traditional “intelligence” is important, today success requires skills for being self-aware, collaborating with others, and creating new possibilities — in other words, emotional intelligence.

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Synapse School: State of the School Speech

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I want to share six commitments that are essential for positive change — as we celebrate this year of learning, and look forward to what’s possible together.

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The Face, and Heart, of Climate Change: Emotional Intelligence Unlocks Human Ability to Care


Despite increasing awareness of environmentalism, the problems worsen. The solution may lie in better understanding of human emotion – the subject of a conference at Harvard University in June.

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Changing Together


It was about 15 years ago.  Thirty-some intrepid learners journeyed from six countries to the first Six Seconds EQ Certification. People read Dan Goleman’s 1995 book, and saw his description of our Self-Science process as a model for teaching EQ, so they adventured to find out.  This was when the internet was new, and it […]

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The Most Important Thing


President Obama said, “The most important thing we can all do is treat each other with kindness and respect.” Let’s make it so! But Is it enough to say the words, or do we need something more to make this real?

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The Seduction of Impossibility


Four years ago, I couldn’t walk. I couldn’t even put my socks on. Yesterday, I went for a run — without someone chasing me… I actually chose it. As we think about change, rather than focusing on an “easy step,” there’s something incredibly powerful about embracing the impossible, and harvesting the emotional energy to fuel the next steps.

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