Putting the SDGs Into Action With EQ

Putting the SDGs Into Action With EQ

Global Goals If you could get world leaders to agree on a priority for a better world, what would you choose? In 2015, with input from over 10 million citizens, the United Nations adopted 17 lofty goals to sustain the future of humanity, such as ending hunger, ensuring education for all, and creating peace. These “Sustainable Development Goals” (sometimes called Global Goals) are a vision of our future. Using Our Power What will it…

Pursue Noble Goals in the Six Seconds Model of EQ

Pursue Noble Goals in the Six Seconds Model of EQ

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” ~ Howard Thurman “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi Pursue Noble Goals Definition: Connecting your daily choices with your overarching sense of purpose. Importance: Noble goals activate all the other competencies in the Six Seconds Model of EQ. When…

Noble Goals for the New Year

Noble Goals for the New Year

Your Noble Goal in 2017 and Beyond by Beth Offenbacker, PhD, Certified Six Seconds Practitioner Are you thinking about your goals for the coming year too? January is also a valuable time to think about how our goals or intentions connect with our larger purpose, or our “why” – also known as our Noble Goal. Anchoring our goals and our Noble Goal together is important because it keeps propelling us forward. In fact, Josh Freedman of Six…

“Pursuing” Noble Goals

“Pursuing” Noble Goals

In the Six Seconds EQ Model, the “capstone” is a competency we call “Pursue Noble Goals.” Members of the Six Seconds’ team were discussing this last week, and reflecting that especially in “tough times” it’s easy to feel stuck and have a sense that the work you really want to do is occluded by the “stuff you have to do.”When we say “pursue” Noble Goals, that could sound…

Noble Goals and Little Miracles in Guatemala

Noble Goals and Little Miracles in Guatemala

“To inspire others to notice and appreciate the miracle of life.” That’s my noble goal, and right now I want to bring it into the present moment by sharing a couple stories about little miracles that happened on my recent trip to Guatemala. The miracle of life can be seen in so many ways, and this is about the miracle of human connection. The little miracles of empathy and human kindness The miracle of life is all around us,…

Kids and Noble Goals

…Great experience w my kids discovering a way to make a difference – and how that connection to purpose created emotional transformation. Wrote it up on family travel blog… http://redsuitcase.wordpress.com/2009/10/30/j-orangutan-heart/…

Illuminate: Crafting Your Noble Goal

Illuminate: Crafting Your Noble Goal

Welcome to another week of Illuminate! Identifying my noble goal was one of the most rich and meaningful things I have ever done. This is true of almost everyone in the Six Seconds network I’ve met, and I invite you to join in crafting (or refining) your purpose. In the Six Seconds model, the “capstone” competency is Pursue Noble Goals, which means putting your life’s purpose into action. Here’s an overview and…

Celebrating the Legacy of a Noble Goal

Celebrating the Legacy of a Noble Goal

A few months before she was murdered, I was speaking with Irene Ong about her Noble Goal. Half in jest, I asked her to tell me hers. I was surprised when she said, “I need to go home and start thinking about it carefully.” It surprised me because Irene was well known for her caring and service. She was Director of Kids Programs in a Kiwanis Club, an international non-profit organization involved in alleviating the plight of disadvantaged…

Not just SMART goals, setting CLEAR goals for success

Not just SMART goals, setting CLEAR goals for success

Have you been making lists each day but not making progress? Most goals are missing and essential component: emotional intelligence. Power up your goal setting with EQ. By adding the CLEAR method for setting goals to your SMART goals routine, you’ll boost your effectiveness. With CLEAR methodology you can use emotional intelligence in goal setting to increase collaboration and empathy, transforming your teams to high performing…

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