Pursue Noble Goals in the Six Seconds Model of EQ

Pursue Noble Goals in the Six Seconds Model of EQ

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” ~ Howard Thurman “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi Pursue Noble Goals Definition: Connecting your daily choices with your overarching sense of purpose.  Importance: Noble […]

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The Paradox of Giving Yourself

The Paradox of Giving Yourself

What do you truly want?  And what would you give to find that? What if you had a roadmap, a process, to put your emotional intelligence into service of that goal? Emotional intelligence is a resource we all have, but it’s hard to use this capability without a process, a roadmap.  In the Six Seconds […]

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Work To Do

Work To Do

What is the label you’d put on the blue dot in the middle of this graphic? I saw something along these lines on Facebook and thought I’d make my own version — together with Max Ghini & Lorenzo Fariselli from Six Seconds Europe, we used this as a tool for strategic planning (by making lists […]

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Honoring Wangari Maathai and her Noble Goal

Honoring Wangari Maathai and her Noble Goal

I just been reading some of the many articles about this remarkable woman who passed away on Sunday. I wanted to share two of these articles with you, in order to honor her memory and reflect on the power we each have to choose a path toward our own noble goal. Frances Moore Lappe and […]

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Ric Elias on What Really Matters

In January, 2009, Flight 1549 crash-landed on the Hudson River in New York — Ric Elias was in the front row.  This is a compelling 5-min TED Talk about what went through his head once he realized the plane was going to crash.  It will be no surprise that these moments were about what really […]

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Emotional Intelligence: The Cornerstone For Positive Change

Emotional Intelligence: The Cornerstone For Positive Change

In this speech, Six Seconds’ Chairman Karen McCown shares the definition, process, and purpose of teaching emotional intelligence. Karen founded the renown Nueva School in 1967 as a laboratory for integrating academic and emotional development for gifted children (it went on to win two Federal Blue Ribbon Awards for Excellence in Education). Drawing from that […]

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Adding up our lives

Adding up our lives

Pursuing a Noble Goal means ensuring the small moments add up to significance. It’s not so much “what to do,” as having a clear picture of “why”…

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