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Contacts in the Americas

Lynette Vaive

Regional Network Director, N.AMER. Lynette coaches and mentors practitioners to support effective EQ implementation in the region — she’s here to partner with purpose, presence, and passion. Full bio 

Jim Vaive

Regional Network Director, N.AMER. Jim is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for supporting people to support people. He co-leads Six Seconds’ network in the region to build a thriving partnership for an emotionally intelligent future. Full bio 

Fiorella Velarde

Regional Network Director, Latin America. An advocate and teacher with extensive experience applying EQ in all sectors, Fio supports the effective implementation of Six Seconds’ methods in Latin America.  Sur Spanish language site, esp.6seconds.org. and contact her on the Spanish site here.

Nicole Abugattas

Operations Manager, Latin America. Bachelor in business management, facilitator and co-founder of LIT consulting firm; always curious and passionate about people, their dynamics and development. Strong believer in the power of emotional intelligence and its ability to change the world. Spanish language site, esp.6seconds.org. and contact her on the Spanish site here.

Carlos Aldan

Regional Network Director, Brazil. Carlos is business and leadership expert with a deep commitment to build a positive, productive society in Brazil and beyond. Full bio 

David Tubley

Director, Accreditation. With extensive experience bringing EQ into practice, David is an ally to leaders and change makers seeking to create positive change with emotional intelligence. He works with Six Seconds’ practitioners on the Accredited Continuing Education opportunities to develop excellence. He’s based in South Carolina | LinkedIN

Alice Tubley

Program Manager. Alice is a committed advocate for emotionally intelligent communities; an educator and ally, Alice supports EQ practitioners to integrate the concepts into their life and work.

Upcoming Events in the region

5 Mar 2019:
Youth Version Assessor Certification (YVAC)

This course provides certification in the SEI-YV and pYV and an understanding of the role of assessments in the overarching field of social emotional learning. This certification introduces participants to Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and its demonstrated importance in educational development. Participants will study the Six Seconds’ benchmarks for integrating SEL into a school setting and understand the value of assessments for adults and youth, for integration into curriculum, for classroom climate, and school culture.  The SEI-YV and pYV measures and their applications are a critical part of this process.


7 Mar 2019:
Unlocking EQ: Virtual 9 AM San Francisco Time

Dive into Six Seconds’ powerful methodology and learn why, what, & how emotional intelligence works. This is the only course of its kind – ideal for people seeking to incorporate emotional intelligence (EQ) into their work and life. Unlocking EQ (UEQ) is the first step of Six Seconds’ CORE EQ Certification.


11 Mar 2019:
Libera tu EQ, Modalidad Virtual, 1:00 pm Hora Este, Miami
Sumérjase en la poderosa metodología de Six Seconds y aprenda qué es la inteligencia emocional, por qué es importante, y de que manera opera.
Este curso , único en su tipo; es ideal para las personas que buscan incorporar la inteligencia emocional (EQ) a su trabajo y a su vida. Desbloqueando EQ (UEQ) es el primer paso de la certificación CORE EQ de Six Seconds.
 
Lo invitamos a una experiencia de inmersión en el enfoque único de Six Seconds para aprender como crear valor con la inteligencia emocional y ver que puede lograr usando este método.
 


15 Mar 2019:
Brain Profiler Virtual Certification 9 AM San Francisco Time

The Brain Profiles distill the power of an advanced emotional intelligence assessment tool into one page for compelling, quick, meaningful insight. They are ideal to make EQ into a practical vocabulary in a wide range of learning & development programs through the cycle of talent development, from selection through to development. 


15 Mar 2019: Canada St-Laurent Quebec
EQ Café: Motivation (Quebec)

What does it mean to be “motivated”? Is it possible to motivate yourself and others? How? What role do emotions play in fueling commitment and generating energy?

Join the first “EQ Café” of 2019 to explore answers to these important questions about how we create the energy to move forward proactively. EQ Cafés are insightful, fun sessions for people curious about emotional intelligence to connect and learn together.


18 Mar 2019: United States Scottsdale AZ
Unlocking EQ

Dive into Six Seconds’ powerful methodology and learn why, what, & how emotional intelligence works. This is the only course of its kind – ideal for people seeking to incorporate emotional intelligence (EQ) into their work and life. Unlocking EQ (UEQ) is the first step of Six Seconds’ CORE EQ Certification.


19 Mar 2019 - 21 Mar: United States Scottsdale AZ
EQ Practitioner Certification: Building Capacity for Transformation with Emotional Intelligence
Increase your mastery of emotional intelligence in order to increase your own effectiveness and to support others to develop EQ using Six Seconds’ powerful methodology and model. After “Unlocking EQ,” EQPC is the second step of Six Seconds’ CORE EQ Certification.

21 Mar 2019: Mexico Tlalnepantla
Libera tu EQ, Modalidad Presencial, 9:00 am Mexico D.F
Sumérjase en la poderosa metodología de Six Seconds y aprenda qué es la inteligencia emocional, por qué es importante, y de que manera opera.
Este curso , único en su tipo; es ideal para las personas que buscan incorporar la inteligencia emocional (EQ) a su trabajo y a su vida. Libera tu EQ (UEQ) es el primer paso de la certificación CORE EQ de Six Seconds.
 
Lo invitamos a una experiencia de inmersión en el enfoque único de Six Seconds para aprender como crear valor con la inteligencia emocional y ver que puede lograr usando este método.
 


22 Mar 2019: United States Scottsdale AZ
EQ Assessor Certification: Metrics to Apply Emotional Intelligence

Equip your practice with the world-class emotional intelligence assessment suite, the SEI® toolkit. Measure the skills that fuel transformation and unlock human capacity in a framework for growth and action. Following UEQ + EQPC, the EQ Assessor is the final step in the CORE Certification.


30 Mar 2019: United States Edina
EQ Café: Motivation (Edina)

What does it mean to be “motivated”? Is it possible to motivate yourself and others? How? What role do emotions play in fueling commitment and generating energy?

Join the first “EQ Café” of 2019 to explore answers to these important questions about how we create the energy to move forward proactively. EQ Cafés are insightful, fun sessions for people curious about emotional intelligence to connect and learn together.


 

 

 

Recent Articles re the AMER Region

Improving Performance in Latin America With Latest Research (10/17/2018) by Fiorella Velarde- Where does Latin America stand on the global rankings in emotional intelligence? New data offers a call to action to leverage intelligently from our strengths, and use EQ as a catalyst for positive change in the region. ...
State of the Heart 2018: The Latest Research on Emotional Intelligence (9/5/2018) by Joshua Freedman- What's happening with emotional intelligence in the world today? Here are the latest insights from the world's most extensive study of EQ. ...
Case: Doubling Down on EQ Culture at ServRx (5/31/2017) by Joshua Freedman- It's “the classic problem” of a successful startup: The company was growing, but the culture was not. Here's how they used EQ to double their employee engagement and increase net profit by 110%. ...
Josh Freedman Radio Interview-New Years Optimism (1/5/2017) by Rachel Goodman- Six Seconds CEO Josh Freedman is interviewed on KSCO about spiritual and personal dimensions of empathy in a divided world. What does it take to rise above the news headlines and stay focused on our own optimism? In this hour-long radio interview with thought and spiritual leaders, Josh Freedman, CEO of Six Seconds, joins Reverend Deborah Johnson of Inner Light Ministries and Bill Saragosa, Native American spiritual leader and retired substance abuse counselor for an in-depth conversation about bringing more… ...
PizzaCo Case: Engaging the Power of Purpose (12/13/2016) by guest- How does a business find meaningful purpose? This business case describes the power of a leadership team discovering their "Noble Goal" as a catalyst for taking the business forward. ...
Building Resilience: A Conversation with Fiorella Velarde (9/18/2016) by Rachel Goodman- What are the essential lessons of emotional intelligence for building a thriving future with emotional intelligence? Fiorella Velarde is a Network Leader for Six Seconds living in Miami, Florida. She has dedicated her life to helping children build resilience in the face of stress and other challenges using the wisdom of EQ and psychology. ...
Jim & Lynette, Spirit of EQ (2/17/2016) by Six Seconds- I was coaching a professional engineer who makes a good deal of money. He was working flipping houses, working long hours, very focused on his work. He has a younger wife and two young children. We were trying to figure out why he was so sad despite having so much material wealth. He said, “I’m not getting along with my wife and my children don’t know me.“ I asked him to go home and ask a question to his wife: "Ask… ...
 

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