Forget IQ, it’s your EQ that matters – The National

Forget IQ, it’s your EQ that matters – The National

Jayne Morrison: “People with higher EQs have more meaningful relationships because they have a greater sense of self-awareness, they understand their emotions and how these drive their thoughts and behaviours, and are mindful of how these affect others. People with higher EQs also make intentional choices in their interactions with others, using consequential thinking before taking action instead of drifting through life on autopilot.”

Where Do You Want The Ball To Go?

Where Do You Want The Ball To Go?

I’ve noticed something intriguing – if you have no idea what result you want, you’re unlikely to get it. My skills at pool/billiards are terrible, but I still can plan ahead and think about how I’m going to whack the cue ball to get a particular result. Isn’t this true of all of our interactions? If we decide “where we want the ball to go” in our meetings, conversations, interactions… then it’s much more probably we can make that happen.

Fabulous Free EQ Webinars Coming Soon

Why does purpose matter? How do we use EQ as parents? How can I coach more effectively? What makes SEL research work? Click the title of any of these upcoming webinars to learn more and register! These are ONLINE so you can attend from anywhere. We attempt to record all webinars, and you can register to get the recording, or to attend live (and if you register attend, we’ll also send the recording)

Does Purpose Affect Emotions?

Does Purpose Affect Emotions?

Here’s a 2-min video you’ll want to consider. One of the unusual ingredients in the Six Seconds Model of Emotional Intelligence is the competency of “Pursue Noble Goals.” Do we all need “noble” goals? Aren’t self-interested goals what really motivates people? Any why would this be part of “Emotional Intelligence”?

Breaking News Recap – Unveiling EQ for 2013

Breaking News Recap – Unveiling EQ for 2013

Seconds Breaking News – unveiling powerful new tools and opportunities to spread emotional intelligence and support positive change. Joshua Freedman and Max Ghini presented, for the first time ever, the forthcoming plans from Six Seconds — including the new concept of Brain Style and the Brain Brief Profiles – the Education Vital Signs – and the NexusEQ Conference at Harvard University, featuring International Delegations.

Women’s Leadership Edge: Global Research on Emotional Intelligence, Gender, and Job Level

Women’s Leadership Edge: Global Research on Emotional Intelligence, Gender, and Job Level

A new analysis of over 24,000 leaders and workers from all around the globe shows female leaders, statistically, have an edge in three key areas of people-leadership: (1) EQ is made of numerous component parts, Females are particularly higher in some – but not all; (2) the largest gap is in the capacity to predict the emotional consequences of actions allowing women to be more strategic with feelings; (3) In key aspects of EQ, women in leadership roles are even further ahead of their male counterparts, suggesting that these differentiators may be essential for females to advance their careers. For both females and males, the new data suggests important opportunities for leveraging strengths to become more effective at people leadership.