Daniel Goleman’s New Focus

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 –...
What’s The Change Maker’s Lab?

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:

The 3 Secrets to Success

The 3 Secrets to Success

My favorite picture book (sadly out of print) has fourteen words in it. I reread it frequently and share it often with others. It is the story of a tiny mouse whose job it is to move a gigantic purple elephant. He tries pulling, pushing, bribing with peanuts, and...
Changing Together

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...
The Seduction of Impossibility

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.