Welcome to Six Seconds’ Europe region! On this page, you’ll meet our team members in Europe, see upcoming events, and then find recent articles related to the region.
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
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.
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.
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-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.
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.