Welcome to Six Seconds’ Middle East, Africa & India (MEAI) region, covering Dubai & the other United Arab Emirates, Saudi, Oman, Jordan, Egypt and all around the Arab Gulf, through to South Africa as well as Pakistan & India. On this page, meet members of the team, see upcoming events in the region, and see recent articles related to the region
Jayne is Regional Director of Six Seconds Middle East, Africa & India, as well as Founder and Executive Partner of Dynamic Learning. With a decade of experience in EQ, her passion is maximising the potential of people by supporting them to unlock their value and increase performance both personally and professionally.
Jayne comes from the hospitality sector and brings 25 years of operational leadership experience along with extensive expertise in consulting, coaching, and the design and delivery of powerful, scalable learning and development programs. She has a wide spectrum of experience in learning, organisational change, service, and building world-class teams throughout the Middle East in addition to Africa, India, UK, Europe, China, Russia and America. Her impressive list of clients include Qatar Airways, Jumeirah, Rotana, Intercontinental Hotels Group, Almarai, Kempinski, Allied Pickfords, Holiday Inn, Parsens Brinkerhof, Drydocks World, Aramex, Richemont, Novartis, Tecom and Emirates NBD.
She holds a Post-Graduate Degree in Human Resource Management and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Learning and Development. Jayne is amongst a handful of Six Seconds’ Advanced Practitioners in Emotional Intelligence in the world, a certified EQ Coach and a Master Trainer of the Six Seconds’ Certification Programs. She is credentialed to deliver Six Seconds’ tools including the Six Seconds’ Emotional Intelligence Assessment to help individuals develop core competence, and the Vital Signs range of tools to focus leaders and organisations on key issues for change. She is author of the “At the Heart of Service” programs, co-author of “At the Heart of Team Performance”, the “Fundaments of Management Workshops”, “the Brain Profiler Workshop”, and the EQ Advanced Trainer certification program. She is currently engaged in research into EQ and service in the hospitality industry.
Jayne’s infectious enthusiasm and strong commitment combine to create a rich learning environment that enable clients to increase personal, team and organisational performance.
To see Jayne check out this video.
Lize is a dedicated educator, consultant and coach. She grew up and was educated in South Africa where she got her Bachelor’s degree in Education as well as an Honors degree in English Literature as well as an Honors degree in Teaching English as a Second or other Language (TESOL).
Lize has spent 20 years in the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East. Her journey into Emotional Intelligence began in 2012 when she first had the opportunity to attend the EQ Practitioner certification in Dubai with Regional Director, Jayne Morrison, while working for Dynamic Learning, a Six Seconds’ Preferred Partner.
In 2015 she attended the EQ Practitioner for a second time before starting to work for Six Seconds’ MEAI as Program Manager. In this role Lize is responsible for delivering virtual programs and certifying people in the Six Seconds Certifications. In 2018 she gained her credentials as one of a handful of EQ Advanced Practitioners in the world.
After completing the EQ Coach Certification in 2016, Lize became an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF). Having completed more than 500 coaching hours Lize achieved the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential with ICF in 2020. She now co-facilitates the EQ Coach Program which is an Approved Coach Training Program with the ICF. She also mentors the attendees of the program to achieve their coaching credentials.
Lize is also a Pilates Mat and Reformer instructor, as well as a Neuropilates instructor and enjoys exploring the mind-body connection in her free time.
Her Noble Goal is to be there to support and understand.
Contact Lize via Six Seconds:
Email: [email protected]
Your smile is your logo
Your personality is your business card
How you leave others feeling after an experience with you becomes your
With a background in design and psychology, Nayla is a Deliverer with a deep commitment to EQ. She ensures Six Seconds’ operations run smoothly to support a world of growing EQ.
Sereen Abu Maizer
Sereen is a leader in the field of emotional intelligence (EQ) in Jordan. She first realized her strengths in this area while working in the banking sector. She had a talent for diffusing conflict and improving communication which led her to training others to do the same.
Recognizing that managing relationships is a combination of knowledge, skills and attitude, Sereen sought further information and stepped into the world of emotional intelligence.
Sereen’s path of self-discovery prompted her lifelong commitment to supporting people to succeed in their personal and professional lives. A Certified International Professional Trainer, Sereen has spent the past 11 years developing and conducting trainings for leaders in the private and non-profit sectors, as well as educational institutions across the Middle East.
In 2013, Sereen was certified as an Emotional Intelligence Practitioner and as an Emotional Intelligence Assessor, facilitator by Six Seconds in the following years.
She has spoken at numerous events and conferences including at the World EQ Summits held in the U.A.E and India in 2017 and at Jordan’s 2017 Women’s Entrepreneurship Day. Sereen holds a BA in Business Administration and MIS and is completed a higher degree in Child Education, She lives with her husband and twins in Amman, Jordan. As the first female to bungee jump at the lowest point on earth and one of the few female motorcyclists in Jordan, Sereen leads by example when encouraging others to step outside their comfort zones to discover who they really are.
“I feel privileged when someone allows me to join their awareness journey. It’s my greatest passion in life – to be a part of change for the greater good, a better future for all of us.”
- Sereen Abu Maizar
The EQ Network in MEAI 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.