Posts Tagged ‘research’

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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Spark Positive Change: NexusEQ DVDs!

An incredible library of cases, keynotes & workshops on harnessing the insight and power of emotion to spark positive change — at work, school, and life.

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Talking About Great Leaders: Creating Conditions for Performance

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New research reveals essentials for great leadership today. What if you could “peek inside” the relationships of thousands of high performing leaders – what sets the best leaders apart?

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Big Data on Emotional Intelligence: State of the Heart

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What’s the Status of EQ in the World Today? Revealing new research on trends, opportunities and assets in six world regions — this video introduces “The State of the Heart” report, tracking the trends of emotional intelligence and surprising findings about the globe, gender, and talents.

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State of the Heart Report

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What is the status of emotional intelligence in the world today? For the first time ever, a view of world-wide data on key strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and threats for EQ globally.

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Case Study: Emotional Intelligence for People-First Leadership at FedEx Express

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What happens when new managers receive emotional intelligence training? The six-month program is delivering significant improvements in EQ skills — tied to dramatic increases in influence, quality of life, and decision making.

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Powerful new research on SEL described in AERA SEL SIG publication

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Important data on SEL outcomes in education, at all levels, were revealed today in the Fall newsletter of the American Educational Research Association’s Social Emotional Learning Special Interest Group (SEL SIG).   AERA-SELSIG-FAll2013_Newsletter.pdf Several Six Seconds certified associates from Switzerland, England, Canada, Spain, and the US, along with other SEL scholar/practitioners from around the world presented […]

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EQ and School Climate

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What did it feel like to walk down the halls at your school when you were a kid? Was it safe, welcoming, inclusive? What’s it like for your children?

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Addressing the Social and Emotional Needs of Students in East Palo Alto, California

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New Research: What happens when Social Emotional Learning is linked to educational standards? How does SEL work in a high-performing public charter school? In pursuit of her doctorate, Lorea Martinez conducted research as East Palo Alto Charter School, with support from the Six Seconds’ EQ Grant Program.

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The Amadori Case: Supplying McDonalds – Organizational Engagement, 
Emotional Intelligence and Performance

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In a three-year study of AMADORI, a supplier of McDonald’s in Europe, emotional intelligence, individual performance, organizational engagement, and organizational performance were assessed. Emotional intelligence was found to predict 47% of the variation in manager’s performance management scores. Emotional intelligence was also massively correlated with increased organizational engagement with 76% of the variation in engagement predicted by manager EQ. Finally, plants with higher organizational engagement achieved higher bottom-line results building a link between EQ->Engagement->Performance. During this period, employee turnover also dropped by 63%.

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