Here’s a 2-min video you’ll want to consider. One of the unusual ingredients in the Six Seconds Model of Emotional Intelligence is the competency of “Pursue Noble Goals.” Do we all need “noble” goals? Aren’t self-interested goals what really motivates people? Any why would this be part of “Emotional Intelligence”?
Giving is an art, an essence of existence and a test of our character. It asks deep questions about our relationship to others, to ourselves and to time itself. To give well, appropriately and often is to establish a beautiful symmetry between the part of us that wishes to be generous and the part of [...]
What do you truly want? And what would you give to find that? Emotional intelligence is a resource we all have, but it’s hard to use this capability without a process, a roadmap. In the Six Seconds Model of Emotional Intelligence, there are three “pursuits” forming a process framework that enables people to be more [...]
What is the label you’d put on the blue dot in the middle of this graphic? I saw something along these lines on Facebook and thought I’d make my own version — together with Max Ghini & Lorenzo Fariselli from Six Seconds Europe, we used this as a tool for strategic planning (by making lists [...]
I was speaking on a panel a few years ago about development. The other panelists were focused on meeting needs such as food and shelter, what we often call “basic needs.” Is emotional intelligence also a basic need? To answer, consider: What happens if people don’t have the skills to make good decisions, to connect [...]
I just been reading some of the many articles about this remarkable woman who passed away on Sunday. I wanted to share two of these articles with you, in order to honor her memory and reflect on the power we each have to choose a path toward our own noble goal. Frances Moore Lappe and [...]
I read an article this weekend that described Bhutan (a tiny Himalayan country) as the Happiest Place on Earth. I was intrigued and wanted to know more and I went searching. I found that Bhutan measures its wealth in terms of Gross National Happiness (or GNH) rather than Gross Domestic Product (or GDP). This means [...]