Welcome to Six Seconds Network in Asia, from our amazing EQ communities in Japan & China, to a thriving hub in Singapore and Malaysia, onto Australia, New Zealand and beyond. On this page, meet members of the team in Asia-Pacific, see upcoming events, and view recent articles.

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Chamie Huang

Chamie Huang

Marketing Manager, China 中国区市场经理

2019年正式加入6秒钟情商网络,目前在中国上海工作。我喜欢旅行、跑步和养宠物。在6秒钟,我深刻地体验了KCG——自我认知、自我选择...Read More

Chamie Huang

Chamie Huang

Marketing Manager, China 中国区市场经理

2019年正式加入6秒钟情商网络,目前在中国上海工作。我喜欢旅行、跑步和养宠物。在6秒钟,我深刻地体验了KCG——自我认知、自我选择、自我超越,并激发自己更多的能量和产生积极改变。希望我们能够支持更多人一起修炼情商,共同实现积极的自我改变,这也是能够为我“带来持续成就感和幸福感”的事情!

My Noble Goal is... Light your life with passion

My work is about... Marketing in China

Professional accomplishments include... I've 70+ coach hours and create "EQ gym" online reading club in China

A few past experiences...Online training project manager in Enterprise

One reason I’m personally passionate about emotional intelligence is….  it has changed my life and my family for the better

Shanghai,China
Fiona Ai Hong 照片和介绍

Fiona Ai Hong 照片和介绍

Development Manager, China  中国区运营经理

My Noble Goal is... Spend a meaningful life with EQ
My work is about... Support for expanding impact and certification course enrollment in China
Professional accomplishments i...Read More

Fiona Ai Hong 照片和介绍

Fiona Ai Hong 照片和介绍

Development Manager, China  中国区运营经理

My Noble Goal is... Spend a meaningful life with EQ

My work is about... Support for expanding impact and certification course enrollment in China

Professional accomplishments include...

1. I have built a Six-Seconds EQ city community of nearly 300 people;

2. I have shared 6-second EQ lessons to a total of over 1000 students and teachers in different primary and secondary schools for four consecutive years;

3. I have applied EQ to family, interpersonal relationships, training, sales, team management, etc., and continue to influence everyone around me;

4. I have supported graduates of the Six Seconds community in China to put EQ competencies into practice within their organizations

5. Applying my practical experience of EQ in course consultation, which has attracted more people to learn.

 A few past experiences...Before joining Six Seconds, I was working as a sales leader in the financial industry and part-time internal trainer

One reason I’m personally passionate about emotional intelligence is…. I have personally experienced and seen first-hand the happiness and positive growth that these skills have brought to myself and others

Background... I was born and live in the same big city - Xi'an, China

Favorite... I enjoy photography, writing, painting and reading

I'd love to talk to you about ... I love talking to people about brain science, psychology, emotional intelligence, the relationship between photography and emotions.

我是Fiona,我喜欢摄影、绘画、平板撑。我2020年3月加入6秒钟,在此之前的20多年里一直在金融行业,从事过销售和管理工作,同时也是一名讲情商的内训师。

2017年我在6秒钟开启情商修炼之旅,那时从未想到过,竟不知不觉上完了所有认证课,也更未想过,竟然从学员变成了员工!这一切是为什么呢?鲁米说:“你正在寻找的东西也在寻找你。”我想,这就是原因吧!

情商,是值得终身修炼的能力,很荣幸能够在这样一个情商组织不断修炼自己,也支持更多人修炼情商!

Xi'an,China
Huong Vu

Huong Vu

Operations Manager - Asia Pacific

My Noble Goal is... to grow authentic connections with myself and others
My work is about... supporting APAC Network Leaders and grow EQ community in Vietnam
Professional accompl...Read More

Huong Vu

Huong Vu

Operations Manager - Asia Pacific

My Noble Goal is... to grow authentic connections with myself and others

My work is about... supporting APAC Network Leaders and grow EQ community in Vietnam

Professional accomplishments include... As Six Seconds EQ Practitioner, Assessor, Facilitator, and Coach, I've supported the growing of APAC team of Network Leaders for the past 2 years. I also helped building a team of 4 Network Leaders and one Preferred Partner in Vietnam. I facilitated the first Six Seconds Unlocking EQ and EQ Assessor Certification in Vietnamese last year.

 A few past experiences...My focus has been in facilitating and designing training material, including translation and customization to ensure relevance to the participants’ specific industry and current working situation. I’ve had opportunities to provide training services and worked with HR team from multinational corporations in Vietnam such as Coca-Cola, Intel, and BAT.

One reason I’m personally passionate about emotional intelligence is….I’ve been intrigued by what really differentiates great teachers from good teachers. I have seen that practicing EQ helps teachers and educators to provide an environment where students and participants truly learn and grow.

Background...I identify myself as a cultural bridge of Western values of openness, freedom thinking, diversity and Asian values of harmony, community, and traditions. As someone who has the privilege of working and living in a cross-cultural environment, and is bilingual, I’m enjoying the best of both worlds and also learning to navigate through the challenges they bring.

Favorite... My favourite places to travel are anywhere with mountains, waterfalls, and forests

I'd love to talk to you about ... I'd love to talk to you about practicing EQ in coaching and training, especially the challenges and some of the approaches to overcome them

Hochiminh City,Vietnam
Natalie Roitman

Natalie Roitman

Greater China Regional Network Director

My Noble Goal is... co-create spaces abundant of care, wisdom and authenticity
My work is about... developing the EQ Network in the Greater China region
Professional accomplishme...Read More

Natalie Roitman

Natalie Roitman

Greater China Regional Network Director

My Noble Goal is... co-create spaces abundant of care, wisdom and authenticity

My work is about... developing the EQ Network in the Greater China region

Professional accomplishments include... the team and I have grown the EQ network in China by 20x over the last 5 years, now with over 200 active certified coaches, assessors, educators and practitioners. We have an active, engaged group of volunteer Network Leaders providing free programs to 1000s of people, plus a large following on WeChat and our other online platforms.  I support the growth of the network by facilitating Six Seconds Certifications in Chinese and with our team provide a platform for all our certified to support others practice EQ.

I am the co-author of the EQ Gym workbook and co-created the EQ Gym Book Club, including the EQ Gym Book Club for Parents. I am also a co-author of the new Self Science curriculum. I am an EQ Coach (ACC) since 2018.

 A few past experiences... Before joining Six Seconds I worked in an HR consultancy firm in Beijing, training EQ Leaders and designing assessment centers for 500 Fortune companies and top 100 Chinese companies. I co-founded a French- Chinese Montessori Kindergarten.

One reason I’m personally passionate about emotional intelligence is…. I have seen how it can help individuals and organisations to transform themselves and create positive change

Background... I grew up in Argentina and Israel before moving to China for 13 years, and since 2017 I live in France, La Rochelle. My roots are in many different places and cultures.

Favorite... I love living close to the ocean and eating salty butter caramel crepes!

I'd love to talk to you about ... If you are interested in how EQ can help us to be better coaches and parents - I would love to connect!

La Rochelle,France
Sue McNamara, PhD, PCC

Sue McNamara, PhD, PCC

Regional Network Director - Asia Pacific

My Noble Goal is... To support people to create their own positive growth in order to thrive
My work is about... Supporting the Six Seconds network members, certified practitioner...Read More

Sue McNamara, PhD, PCC

Sue McNamara, PhD, PCC

Regional Network Director - Asia Pacific

My Noble Goal is... To support people to create their own positive growth in order to thrive

My work is about... Supporting the Six Seconds network members, certified practitioners and partners in Asia Pacific to thrive in order for them to support others to flourish

Professional accomplishments include...

... I've led the growth of a thriving Six Seconds network across Asia Pacific, being joined along the way by a wonderful team of partners, certified practitioners, volunteer network leaders and advocates.
.. I've delivered thousands of assessments, certification, consulting and integration programmes creating positive growth in individuals, corporate and educational organisations.
... My Doctoral research used the Six Seconds tools and methodologies to investigate the relationship between parent/child and teacher/student emotionally intelligent behaviours. The results of which showed that when significant adults in children's lives enhance their own emotional intelligence, so too do the children in their care.
... I advocate an evidence-based approach, blending the neuroscience of change and learning, strong data with practical processes to improve learning and the application of EQ Skills.

A few past experiences... Prior to joining Six Seconds, I have worked in many sectors, including; learning and development, consulting, education, hospitality, travel, marketing, sales and shipbuilding! Through these roles I have gained a wide range of experience supporting, individuals, leaders, teams and organisations to grow and thrive.
... During my time in Asia, in addition to leading the Six Seconds team, I was an Adjunct Associate Professor and Programme Lead of Soft Skills with the Institute for Engineering Leaders and a Consultant Advisor to the Centre for Future Ready Graduates at the National University of Singapore.
... I am a long standing Board Member and Chair of the Pastoral and Safeguarding Committee at Tanglin Trust School, Singapore.

One reason I’m personally passionate about emotional intelligence is….I have seen the positive difference practicing EQ brings to people of all ages and to those around them.

Background... I identify as a global citizen, growing up in the UK and having lived and worked in Spain, Austria, USA, Hong Kong, Australia and Singapore.

Favorite... My favourite thing to do is spending time with my family, particularly when combined with skiing!

I'd love to talk to you about ... How you can create your own positive growth, through utilising EQ, to thrive.

Singapore,Singapore
Summer Guo 郭薇

Summer Guo 郭薇

Operations Manager, China  中国区运营经理

郭薇,热爱生活,喜欢一切美好的事物。2018年正式加入6秒钟情商网络,目前工作在上海。希望通过自己和团队的努力,可以支持更多的...Read More

Summer Guo 郭薇

Summer Guo 郭薇

Operations Manager, China  中国区运营经理

郭薇,热爱生活,喜欢一切美好的事物。2018年正式加入6秒钟情商网络,目前工作在上海。希望通过自己和团队的努力,可以支持更多的人修炼和发展情商技能,让人们可以在学习,工作和生活中都能应用情商,从而让我们的生活更幸福,让我们的世界变得更加美好。

My Noble Goal is... Make the world more harmonious and happy

My work is about... Supporting the healthy development and expansion of Six Seconds China Emotional Intelligence Network

Professional accomplishments include... Organizing POP-UP Festival in China every year. Keeping the volunteer force growing and let more people know about EQ and emotion value.

 A few past experiences...Before joining Six Seconds, my work includes working in supply chain management in a Germany company.

One reason I’m personally passionate about emotional intelligence is…. I really feel that emotional intelligence can make people wiser and make our lives happier

Background...I am an EQ practitioner, a mother of a child, and a lover of beauty

Favorite... Favorite the beautiful and wonderful things around us together

I'd love to talk to you about ... Parent-child relationship

WeChat... Summerguo1024

Shanghai,China
Tomofumi Suzawa

Tomofumi Suzawa

Operations Manager, Japan

“Tomo” brings his experience as a competitive athlete to support effective implementation of emotional intelligence — wellbeing comes when body, mind & heart work togethe...Read More

Tomofumi Suzawa

Tomofumi Suzawa

Operations Manager, Japan

“Tomo” brings his experience as a competitive athlete to support effective implementation of emotional intelligence — wellbeing comes when body, mind & heart work together see グローバルネットワークSix Secondsの日本オフィスです

A sound mind in a sound body (The healthy mind is in the healthy body) With a career as a football director and sports instructor, researching the effective use of the EQ to foster people's "Well Being". In addition, as an EQ coach working on "heart muscle training" and "heart diet", we support the use of EQ in daily life for all people, young and old.

Yasuhiro Tanabe

Yasuhiro Tanabe

Regional Network Director, Japan

Yasuhiro Tanabe is a National Certified Career Coach in Japan and leadership consultant, also member of National Career Development Association (GCDF-NCDA). He also brings over 15 ...Read More

Yasuhiro Tanabe

Yasuhiro Tanabe

Regional Network Director, Japan

Yasuhiro Tanabe is a National Certified Career Coach in Japan and leadership consultant, also member of National Career Development Association (GCDF-NCDA). He also brings over 15 years of organizational development, training and leadership coaching experience to his clients using EQ theory and concepts.  He designs management and leadership programs for companies for all sectors including business, private non profits, governmental offices, and universities. His presentations are cross-cultural delivered in Japan, Asia, and North America. His focus is on helping people use emotional intelligence to reach their career goals.

A member of Six Seconds’ Master Trainer group, Tanabe holds a BA in Management from the Tohoku University Japan and an MA in International Relations from the International University of Japan, Graduate University.  He also has a career in airline industry approximately 20 years.

Tanabe has been providing the EQ based management and leadership training programs to Japanese firms more than 100 times a year such as automobile industry, electrical manufactures, Banking, Tokyo City offices, several prefectures’ chamber of commerce, and so on. He is also providing lectures in the Hosei University in Tokyo, Japan.

Yoshie Katsumata

Yoshie Katsumata

Operations Director, Japan

"Emotions are like the nucleus of pearls. By looking at emotions, we can notice our message, sense our meaning, and expand our possibilities from there" 
Through the personnel de...Read More

Yoshie Katsumata

Yoshie Katsumata

Operations Director, Japan

"Emotions are like the nucleus of pearls. By looking at emotions, we can notice our message, sense our meaning, and expand our possibilities from there" 
Through the personnel department of the financial institution, secretary, entertainment manager Since I met EQ in 2000, I have communicated "EQ utilization for career formation". My hobbies are visiting the halls and watching Rakugo.

Second-class career consulting technician (national qualification) from  Shizuoka Prefecture

Experienced as president secretary after working in personnel department, finance department at financial institution. 
Meet the EQ in the search for the key factors of "talent" and "career formation" when I was involved in the management and production of talents and actors after buying the secretarial experience.

Providing marketing and solutions related to EQ development from the encounter with the 2000 EQ. Since 2010, he has served as director, marketing and sales manager, and has promoted the research and development of the global standard EQ in the US company Six Seconds Japan.

Conducted counseling and coaching as a career consultant and provided career counseling to a total of 800 people.

Based on the concept of “extracting talent and potential and building an independent career by utilizing EQ not only in work but also in daily life”, mid-career employees from new employees in a wide range of industries and industries such as government offices, finance, and general companies. Work on hierarchical training and career vision training for

[Book] 
Case study book for leadership and career formation "LD note" (Career Creators) 
"Human psychology" "Theory" writing 
[Department number] 
・ January, 2014 issue "Evaluation and responsibility" 
・ October, 2014 Issue "Loose related departments"-September 
2015 issue "International standards and dilemmas"

The EQ Network in Asia includes a wonderful community of emotional intelligence practitioners in business, education, government — plus Network Leader volunteers sharing EQ around the region. In addition, we are honored to partner with a range of business and education organizations utilizing Six Seconds tools and methods as a core of their work.

Upcoming events in Asia-Pacific

Recent Articles re the MEAI Region

State of the Heart 2018: The Latest Research on EQ (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- EQ at Shell Asia: Enduring Boost for Teamwork (11/21/2011) by guest - To support highly technical leaders and teams to be more effective at collaboration, Shell sought out a customized emotional intelligence development program.  Using a blended-learning approach, Six Seconds’ tailor-made program yields an 85% success rate when assessed an average of three years after the program. ...
 

Emotional intelligence (EQ) = being smarter with feelings

EQ is a learnable, measurable skill that predicts improved effectiveness, relationships, quality of life & wellbeing (here's the research)

Introduction to emotional intelligence Take the EQ test for free
How to grow your EQ skills Join the Six Seconds community
Subscribe for free updates Dive in with Unlocking EQ
Discover upcoming EQ events About Six Seconds

You get what you measure - so measure what matters

For many people, emotional intelligence is intangible -- so we created assessments that make it clear, actionable, and practical.

Try the free version to get started.

Introduction to the EQ tests Individual EQ Assessments
Find the right assessment with the Tool Finder Organizational Emotional Intelligence Tests

Build capacity for transformation

Six Seconds started the world's first EQ Practitioner Certification and is widely known as the global leader in how to develop emotional intelligence. Public & in-house EQ certification. Dive into this transformational methodology with Unlocking EQ - then continue toward the 4 professional accreditations:

Certified EQ Coach Certified Social Emotional Learning Specialist
Certified EQ Consultant Certified EQ Facilitator

Emotions Drive People :: People Drive Performance

Six Seconds provides businesses with tools, methods & expertise to improve the people-side of performance with emotional intelligence. As shown in the case study library, EQ strengthens leadership, team effectiveness, customer service/sales, accelerating change, and building a high-performing culture.

Introduction to EQ in business  Find an expert (coach, consultant, facilitator)
Case study library About Six Seconds
Upcoming Events Six Seconds' Clients

You get what you measure - so measure what matters

For effective, evidence-based development, Six Seconds publishes a system of emotional intelligence tests yielding practical, actionable insights.

Introduction to the EQ tests Individual EQ Assessments
Find the right assessment with the Tool Finder Organizational Emotional Intelligence Tests

Build capacity for transformation

Six Seconds started the world's first EQ Practitioner Certification and is widely known as the global leader in how to develop emotional intelligence. Public & in-house EQ certification.

Explore the pathways: 

Certified EQ Consultant Certified EQ Facilitator
Certified EQ Coach Certified Social Emotional Learning Specialist

At the Heart of Learning

Six Seconds is the comprehensive source for tools, methods & expertise to improve education --  around the globe, across the age span, for all stakeholders.

Introduction to EQ in education POP-UP Festival in partnership with UNICEF
What is Social Emotional Learning? Find an expert (coach, consultant, facilitator)
EQ / SEL in higher education About Six Seconds
Upcoming events Pioneers in SEL

You get what you measure - so measure what matters

For effective, evidence-based development, Six Seconds publishes a system of emotional intelligence tests yielding practical, actionable insights.

Introduction to the EQ tests Individual EQ Assessments
Find the right assessment with the Tool Finder Education Vital Signs

Build capacity for transformation

Six Seconds started the world's first EQ Practitioner Certification and is widely known as the global leader in how to develop emotional intelligence. Public & in-house EQ certification. start with the EQ Educator Certification - then continue toward the 4 professional accreditations:

Certified EQ Coach Certified Social Emotional Learning Specialist
Certified EQ Consultant Certified EQ Facilitator

Questions about growing emotional intelligence? Let's talk!

Six Seconds' vision is a billion people practicing emotional intelligence, because we think it will make the world a better place. We are a nonprofit org supporting changemakers in every sector, in every country, with transformational EQ tools and methods. 

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