Coaching for Change (#24)

Coaching for Change (#24)

Ideally, coaching is a transformational process, building internal capacity to create change in the world. Coaching is more than “conversations,” and different than “mentoring” and  “training” because it’s a partnership for growth. In this vision, coaching manifests a new form of “power with,” and couldn’t that help us build a better world?

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Integrated Emotions: Feelings Are Allies

Integrated Emotions: Feelings Are Allies

What if all our feelings had value? Many people see emotions as “good” or “bad” — which leaves us in a constant state of internal struggle against our own feelings. Here’s a framework to rethink feelings as valuable signals about what’s important.

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Coaching Emotions (#22)

Coaching Emotions (#22)

Join Jenny Rogers (author of Coaching Skills), Ann Rindone (VP at ICF), Natalie Roitman (coauthor of The EQ Gym) and Josh Freedman (author of At the Heart of Leadership) in a deep dive to the heart of coaching.

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Workplace Vitality Research: Trends in Leadership

Workplace Vitality Research: Trends in Leadership

What are the key challenges people face at work? How are organizations building the capacity to address these challenges? We began the study in 2007 (originally called the Workplace Issues Report) to understand how leaders were perceiving the people-side of their work — and the role emotional intelligence place in performance.

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Dialogue: Emotions & Racism (#11.5)

Dialogue: Emotions & Racism (#11.5)

The dialogue touched on difficult topics and big feelings — and our shared commitment to learn to have this kind of conversation… and the power of emotional intelligence as a toolset to build a more aware, intentional, and connected response.

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The Coronavirus Connection Challenge

The Coronavirus Connection Challenge

Challenge – let’s counter “social distancing” by changing it to “physical distancing… together” & using this time for strengthening connections. Caring emotions are also contagious!

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Happy 80th Birthday Anabel!

Happy 80th Birthday Anabel!

Happy Birthday Anabel Jensen! Here are wishes from the Six Seconds community on your 80th birthday, and how we’re inspired by your work and commitment to EQ.

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Illuminate: Strengthen the Muscles of Your Optimism

Illuminate: Strengthen the Muscles of Your Optimism

Too often, we tell ourselves, “I can’t…” or “I’ll never…” or “I don’t deserve….” or we forget that we actually have more options than we perceive. We stop trying, we give up, and our muscles of self-determination and freedom wither. Learned Optimism is how we get those muscles back in shape.

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