Posts Tagged ‘emotional intelligence’

Parenting is Like Dancing!

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Add some graceful steps to your parenting repertoire! As soon as we become parents we hear a new motif and sound, we follow afresh rhythms and the more we practice the movements, the more we are confident with the sequence we are supposed to dance. And yet, dancing every time is different because of the […]

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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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Vitality Connects People Across the Globe

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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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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

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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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Does IQ Beat EQ? Wrong Question.

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After 100 years of research, there’s little agreement on the definition of intelligence or how to measure IQ. Yet Adam Grant insists cognitive skill trumps all, and “Emotional Intelligence Is Overrated.” His critique is wrong, but important.

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Recap: Graduating EQ–Strategies for EQ in Higher Ed webinar

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More students leave college or university because of disillusionment, discouragement, or reduced motivation than leave due to low ability or dismissal by school administration (Clifton & Anderson, 2001).     Higher Education has changed dramatically since I went to college. Extraordinary diversity abounds. Part time and online learning is the norm. Technology has forever altered […]

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EQ on TEDx: Meaning and Connection from the Brink of Chaos

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With an onslaught of technology and accelerating complexity, we’re at risk of become dehumanized as our brains are torn between competing priorities: Data versus People. The solution is surprising and simple, and it starts with a tiny gift.

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Emotional Intelligence and Trust, Interview with Lea Brovedani

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In an interview with Robin Hills from Ei4Change at the South Africa EQ Summit, Lea Brovedani shared how she got involved in the emotional intelligence community, and how that’s informed her work on TRUST.

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