Posts Tagged ‘emotional intelligence’

Building Bridges Between U.S. and Middle East

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EQ Stories: Dr. Yasmeen Al Bulushi, Oman “They thought there was something wrong with me for being flexible with everyone.” –Yasmeen Al Bulushi, Oman One day in the Fall of 2012 Dr. Yasmeen Al Bulushi walked into Republican election headquarters in Pennsylvania to volunteer for the Mitt Romney campaign.  She was visiting the U.S. from […]

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School Counselors Embrace Social Emotional Learning

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Dr. Susan Stillman, Director of Education for Six Seconds, explores how data is influencing thinking on social emotional learning in education. Here is her latest article in the Arizona School Counselors Association newsletter. Ilaria Boffia, Six Seconds’ Program Manager in Education contributed to the interviews for this piece: School Counselors Use Data to Tune into […]

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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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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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Is EQ Vital for Change?


When an international IT team set out to transform their org, they found change is not just a logical process.  Using emotional intelligence mentoring and the Vital Signs climate assessment, they developed a process to make change effective. Here’s how it works. When is the last time you looked forward to change in your workplace? […]

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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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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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