Emotional Literati

Emotional Literati

Does the literature of a society reflect something of that society’s core beliefs and values? What if you could explore words in millions of books – what could you learn? Chris Harrison, a doctoral student in computer-human interaction, has created a...

Charter for Compassion Video

This is a lovely video and a stunning idea; the Six Seconds’ competencies of Increase Empathy and Pursue Noble Goals are expressed here in a powerful way.  What does compassion mean?  How do we put it in action?     And so beautifully written: The Charter...
Inside Change on WVTL

Inside Change on WVTL

Bob Cudmore of WVTL, Amsterdam, NY, interviews Joshua Freedman about the new book, INSIDE CHANGE, how change works — and how emotion can make or break change efforts.  Topics include why 70% of change fails, how politicians have used the power of emotion to...

Inside Change on WILY

Six Seconds’ COO Joshua Freedman, coauthor of the new book INSIDE CHANGE, was interviewed today on WILY (Illinois) by Tootie Cooksie for the show, Hotline.  The 30-min podcast is available here:...
New Book: Inside Change

New Book: Inside Change

Organizations Change Starting with People. People Change Starting with Emotions. This book shows you why… and how. “INSIDE CHANGE provides a powerful and whole-minded approach to organizational transformation. Blending cutting-edge neuroscience with...
Looking Thinner… Feeling Fatter

Looking Thinner… Feeling Fatter

After years of “sort of trying,” I’m almost entirely thrilled to have lost 30 pounds (the “secret” is about love and joy, not suffering, but that’s another article), but there are three big downsides: 1. People don’t know what...
Overheard: Dating with Complexity

Overheard: Dating with Complexity

Max and I were at the sushi bar this evening and I indulged in my “restaurant vice” of listening to the conversations around us. There was a guy about my age who seems to work in construction or trucking; he was talking with his buddy about the woman...