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EQ Network Contacts in Europe

Ilaria Boffa

Ilaria Boffa

Program Manager

Ilaria has worked for 15 years as Human Resources Manager in multinational corporations.
Her passion and expertise in Performance Management, People Satisfaction & Devel...Read More

Ilaria Boffa

Ilaria Boffa

Program Manager

Ilaria has worked for 15 years as Human Resources Manager in multinational corporations.

Her passion and expertise in Performance Management, People Satisfaction & Development and Ethical Leadership guided her towards the world of Emotional Intelligence.

After diving into the sea of business organizations, she consolidated the profound awareness that a change is needed and possible and this should start from Education.

She became EQ Assessors (SEI, VS) and EQ Educator focusing on training the trainers (coaches, counselors, teachers, educators) internationally.

She provides EQ Certifications and actively works with the Global Office and European team to support and deploy worldwide events and projects.

Ilaria holds a qualification in Economics, she is a Viet Tai Chi Instructor and author of two books of poetry.

Ilaria Iseppato, PhD

Ilaria Iseppato, PhD

Program Manager, Italy

Principali ambiti di interesse e ricerca: disuguaglianze sociali e salute, esperienze di cura e vissuto dei pazienti oncologici, medicina narrativa, terzo settore/non profit, intel...Read More

Ilaria Iseppato, PhD

Ilaria Iseppato, PhD

Program Manager, Italy

Principali ambiti di interesse e ricerca: disuguaglianze sociali e salute, esperienze di cura e vissuto dei pazienti oncologici, medicina narrativa, terzo settore/non profit, intelligenza emotiva.
Autrice di diverse pubblicazioni nell'ambito dei temi di interesse, ha ottenuto numerosi incarichi di consulenza, ricerca, tutorato e docenza presso Università, Aziende Sanitarie, Società private, Enti di Formazione.

Katharine Roff

Katharine Roff

Regional Network Director, Europe

I serve and support individuals, communities and organisations across Europe to develop and practise emotional intelligence everyday. I inspire and enable people to bridge the gap ...Read More

Katharine Roff

Katharine Roff

Regional Network Director, Europe

I serve and support individuals, communities and organisations across Europe to develop and practise emotional intelligence everyday. I inspire and enable people to bridge the gap between thinking and doing to activate positive change by applying the models and measures created by Six Seconds.

The focus of my work is on the power of emotions and behaviour to manage, lead and transform. Key change areas include emotional resilience, leading with empathy, culture change, managing challenge and developing thriving communities and organisations.

Hallmarks of my work include creativity, authenticity, learning through experience, insightful and astute facilitation, sophisticated yet simple content and practical strategies to activate change.

Specialties: Behaviour & attitude development, communication skills including neuro Linguistic Programming, creative thinking, accelerated learning, emotional intelligence and drama for learning.

Lorenzo Fariselli

Lorenzo Fariselli

Regional Network Director, Italy

Behavioral Sciences Specialist  with degree in Psychology and Master in Business Strategy.
Lorenzo’s area of expertise includes:

Assessment and Theoretical model creation
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Lorenzo Fariselli

Lorenzo Fariselli

Regional Network Director, Italy

Behavioral Sciences Specialist  with degree in Psychology and Master in Business Strategy.

Lorenzo’s area of expertise includes:

  • Assessment and Theoretical model creation
  • Emotional Intelligence and Change Management
  • Network Management

He loves to assist clients developing customized solution for leader, team and organization.

Lorenzo is the coauthor of the Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Assessment (SEI) and of the Vital Signs Tools (VS) to measure the key drivers of performance and the author of several articles and white papers about the impact of emotions on performance.

In 2006 he started to focus his attention on the Italian market becoming first SEI Master Assessor (2006), Master Trainer for Six Seconds (2006) and VS Master Consultant (2011)

Since 2012 he covers an international role for Six Seconds, the Emotional Intelligence Network.

One of his favorite key concept is wonderfully explained by Steve Job’s statement: “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life”

Maria Olsson

Maria Olsson

Senior Consultant

Maria Olsson-Bitschnau was the Executive Coach for Six Seconds Middle East (MEA) ‘till she relocated in 2013 to Austria where she is now spreading the EQ work. She brings over 10...Read More

Maria Olsson

Maria Olsson

Senior Consultant

Maria Olsson-Bitschnau was the Executive Coach for Six Seconds Middle East (MEA) ‘till she relocated in 2013 to Austria where she is now spreading the EQ work. She brings over 10 years of experience in the field of business/executive coaching and consulting in the corporate, multicultural business environment

Having worked in lived with many different nationalities and in various countries, Maria has seen first hand that emotional intelligence is the crucial missing link between awareness and results. These are the essential leadership skills that fuel change and performance, enabling us to connect with ourselves and to connect with others.

Her passion is to inspire and support the network in developing and using emotional intelligence.  The result is alignment between individual potential, values and choices.  This integrity creates higher performance in business and life.

Maria is an accredited ACC/ICF Coach, certified Systemic Business Coach, NeuroLeadership Coach, certified EQ Coach and EQ Practitioner as well as VS Consultant. She holds a master’s degree in tourism management and leisure-time economics and was for several years in managerial positions in the field of Marketing and Product Management.

Austria

The EQ Network in Europe 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 the region

23 Jul 2019: United Kingdom Manchester
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.


24 Jul 2019: United Kingdom Manchester
Brain Profiler Certification

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. 


25 Jul 2019 - 26 Jul: United Kingdom Manchester
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.


29 Jul 2019: United Kingdom Manchester
EQ Insights for People Management Certification

How do you practically apply the concepts of the Brain Profiles to make a WOW workshop for managers? Brain Profilers, join this 1-day certification to use the powerful Insights for People Management workbook-report & workshop curriculum.


1 Aug 2019:
Vital Signs Consultant Certification: Virtual 6 PM Central European Summer Time

Vital Signs are statistically validated measures that capture key information about the people side of performance. Built on a model with solid business logic as well as sound science, the tools connect people’s perceptions and attitudes with hard business outcomes in an actionable, practical framework. ICF Accredited.


21 Aug 2019:
Unlocking EQ: Virtual 10 Central European Summer 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.


22 Aug 2019:
EQ Assessor Certification: Virtual 9 AM or 3 PM London Time

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. 


2 Sep 2019:
Brain Profiler Virtual Certification 10:30 AM Central European Summer 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. 


9 Sep 2019: Netherlands Maastricht
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.


10 Sep 2019: Netherlands Maastricht
Brain Profiler Certification

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. 


 

 

 

Recent Articles re the Europe Region

The Amadori Case: Supplying McDonalds – Organizational Engagement, 
Emotional Intelligence and Performance (2/13/2019) by Joshua Freedman - 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… ...
Europe’s Call to Action: Three Key EQ Insights from New Research on the State of the Heart (9/19/2018) by Katharine Roff - What does the world's largest study of emotional intelligence say about EQ in Europe today? Some bad news, but also opportunity that's essential as we grapple with change. ...
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. ...
Hyundai Sets the Pace with Creative Thinking and Being Innovative Training (10/17/2017) by guest - To reach their strategic objectives, Hyundai's manufacturing team in Turkey identified a key need: Agility requires managers to build their creativity. To build those capabilities, here's how Hayatın Ritmi, Six Seconds' Partner in Turkey, is working with the company to leverage the emotional intelligence Brain Talents to set a context for innovation. ...
EQ for UN Children’s Day 2017 (8/22/2017) by Joshua Freedman - Celebrating the 2017 U.N. Universal Children's Day, we're holding "popup festivals" in 100 countries for kids & their adults to learn about emotions, wellbeing, and children's rights -- join the global party! ...
3 Ways to Build Trust in a Cross-Cultural Workplace (6/2/2017) by Rachel Goodman - It takes a lot of emotional intelligence to build trust in the workplace when people hail from different countries. Lieve Demol shares her tips for forging stronger relationships. ...
Case: Emotional Intelligence for Hospitality at Restaurant Sunndays (4/24/2017) by Six Seconds - Can emotional intelligence training improve hospitality? This case study shows how building team work fuels employee engagement - which improves customer experience, and the bottom line. ...
Upcoming EQ Assessor Certification for Educators – May session (4/13/2017) by Ilaria Boffa - Starting from May 3, 4 new classes of our powerful online EQ Assessor for Education Certification (EQAC-E) are available for the European audience and all the people who cannot attend the Global Office dates and times!! EQAC-E certifies you to administer Six Seconds’ normed, validated assessment tools including: SEI for Adults, SEI-YV for youth ages 7-18, P-YV Perspective on youth (any age) by adults, Brain Profiles for adults and youth, the Neural Networks reports that use Artificial Intelligence!, and EVS Education Vital Signs, the powerful… ...
Connecting with Connectance in Italy (4/6/2017) by Rachel Goodman - What would it take to create an innovative organization where people FEEL the spark to take it higher? Max Presutti tells us the secret. ...
From Italy with Love (and Emotional Intelligence) (2/23/2017) by guest - What is Emotional Intelligence? Can it be taught? Can we do it together? Will it be fun or boring? How can we do so? Don’t we become false if we learn to be what we are not? Written by  Fabio De Luca    Translated from Italian by Adele Denise De Bartolo These are just a few questions that people ask me when I tell them about my job. I personally train every day. I make a mistakes and I start over… ...
 

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