Emotional WHAT? Definitions and History of EQ (2017 update)

Emotional WHAT? Definitions and History of EQ (2017 update)

…, a growing body of research is proving just the opposite. Definitions and History of Emotional Intelligence In the 1950’s, Abraham Maslow wrote about how people could enhance their emotional, physical, spiritual, and mental strengths. His work sparked the “Human Potential” movement which could be the greatest celebration of humanism since the Renaissance. In the 1970s and 80s this led to the development of many new sciences of human capacity. Ser…

The Neural Power of Leadership: Daniel Goleman on Social Intelligence

The Neural Power of Leadership: Daniel Goleman on Social Intelligence

…Vol. 91, No. 1, pages 176-180), 1992 – Here is an excellent article on the history of this science: http://www.apa.org/monitor/oct05/mirror.html — and a link to NOVA special: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/3204/01.html [ 2] Neuron (Vol. 40, No. 3, pages 655-664), 2003 [ 3] For example, Alice Isen’s chapter on “Positive Affect and Decision-Making” in The Handbook of Emotion (1993). [ 4] See K Elsbach and P Barr, Effects of Mood on Individu…

Addressing 21st Century Issues with Emotional Intelligence: A conversation with Daniel Goleman and The Six Seconds EQ Network

Addressing 21st Century Issues with Emotional Intelligence: A conversation with Daniel Goleman and The Six Seconds EQ Network

…inly associated with school-based programs, remember that throughout human history these same skill sets have been passed from generation to generation in the midst of life, not in a pre-packaged format. Just as the best SEL programs are woven into the culture of a school, the same lessons can be imparted as part of the everyday interactions between any adult and a child,” Goleman says. Take any of the key tenants of an SEL model, like the Emotion…

Dr. Daniel Goleman on the Origins of Emotional Intelligence

Dr. Daniel Goleman on the Origins of Emotional Intelligence

Since the 1995 publication of Daniel Goleman’s international bestseller Emotional Intelligence, Why It Can Matter More Than IQ, a global movement has developed to bring “EQ” into practice in businesses, schools, and communities around the globe. How did it start, what does it mean – and where is it going? From American Express to Avon, businesses have begun to embrace the concept. Jack Welch was even discussing EQ [1] and the Harvard Business Rev…

Emotional Intelligence: The Cornerstone For Positive Change

Emotional Intelligence: The Cornerstone For Positive Change

In this speech, Six Seconds’ Chairman Karen McCown shares the definition, process, and purpose of teaching emotional intelligence. Karen founded the renown Nueva School in 1967 as a laboratory for integrating academic and emotional development for gifted children (it went on to win two Federal Blue Ribbon Awards for Excellence in Education). Drawing from that success, she published the pioneering emotional intelligence curriculum, Self-Science, i…

IQ vs. EQ: Why it matters what we measure

IQ vs. EQ: Why it matters what we measure

…onsidering this, is it surprising where we find ourselves at this stage in history, as we enter the 4th Industrial Revolution? We have smartphones, microbots performing heart surgery, and cars that can brake themselves to avoid accidents. But at the same time, we are lonelier, more frustrated, and more disconnected than ever before. It isn’t that our education system has failed. It’s been spectacularly successful, at least on the whole, at improvi…

History

History

A History of Leadership in Social Emotional Learning Established in 1997, Six Seconds is a world leader in emotional intelligence with offices and representatives in over 25 countries. A pioneer in social emotional learning, Six Seconds’ education programs are enhanced by a transformational learning approach, scientifically validated EQ measures for youth adults, and school climate, several curricula targeted to Six Seconds EQ competencies, and a…

How to Choose an Emotional Intelligence Test: A Beginner’s Guide

How to Choose an Emotional Intelligence Test: A Beginner’s Guide

…including 5 important outcomes (e.g., achievement, health, relationships). History: The SEI was first published in 2005. There are regular, ongoing research updates. The current version is 3.2. Online and paper Retail $10-$45 (order options) Wholesale: $8-$30 (by report & volume) Details: 6seconds.org/tools/sei SEI Brain Brief Description: Designed as an entry-point to emotional intelligence, the Brain Brief Profile offers an easy “hook” to begin…

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

…ail, and then introduce the eight competencies. Here is an overview of the history, “Dr. Daniel Goleman on the Origins of Emotional Intelligence” — and a more in-depth article on the origins of EQ “Emotional WHAT? Definitions & History of EQ“ Thoughts, Feelings, Actions One of the most powerful ways to put emotional intelligence into action is to learn the difference between thoughts, feelings, and actions — and how these three interact and affect…

EQ.EDU Speakers

EQ.EDU Speakers

…sney (now Disneyland Paris). She holds doctorates in political science and history. She received a Presidential post-doctoral fellowship from the Humboldt Foundation and was a Fulbright scholar to Germany where she taught environmental politics and history. Dr. Anabel Jensen President, Six Seconds (USA) With over 40 years of pioneering work in emotional intelligence education, Dr. Anabel Jensen has founded three schools and is the President of Six…

Newsroom

Newsroom

…’s day by participating in the biggest emotional intelligence event in the history – reaching over 1.5 million people, in 3k+ cities with 10k+ volunteers, in 200+ countries around the world. It’s called a POP-UP Festival for emotions, wellbeing, and children’s rights for a better world. Every year November 20th is celebrated all around the world as World Children’s day. This day was established by the United Nations to promote international togeth…

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