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Why is listening so significant, and so difficult?
Surveying thousands of people over 15 years, there are two attributes that make real leaders stand out.  This first is listening.  Why’s it such a rare and powerful practice among leaders?  What would it take to be one of those? Today, I spoke with a group of business leaders in Lisbon, and again, listening popped …
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"Numerous studies show that “Ms. Average” will have a slightly higher EQ score that “Mr. Average.” A new analysis confirms this result, but presents three key new findings that are essential for understanding these gender variations":
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 leadershi...
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Can you trust someone you don’t respect? How about respect without trust?

How to lead with respect:
When we talk of trust, we make the choice of being vulnerable based on our positive expectations. This positive has a similar “feel” to respect: Respect is a deep admiration. Here are six tips to building these invaluable ingredients to leadership.
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Do you trust yourself? Are you trusted by others?
Do you trust yourself? Are you trusted by others? I’ve had the privilege of speaking to many strong leaders in business, government, finance and education, and asked a question that’s changed my understanding of leadership and the role of trust – particularly self trust. The question: “If you had to make an important decision and …
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"In this barrage of “checking in,” there’s no real exchange of information, but there’s a mutual deception. In asking the question, we pretend that we’ve actually seen and heard the other. In answering, we’ve followed convention but hidden our experience. Why?"
Communication is difficult. If you don't understand others' feelings, you can't a have relationship. Here's how to ask questions, listen, and get real.
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Can you trust someone you don’t respect? How about respect without trust?
When we talk of trust, we make the choice of being vulnerable based on our positive expectations. This positive has a similar “feel” to respect: Respect is a deep admiration. Here are six tips to building these invaluable ingredients to leadership.
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Sign up here for Joshua Freedman's webinar at the WiRL (Women In Real Life Leadership) Conference, May 5, 12-1pm PST: http://buff.ly/1bR06EF
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71% of hiring managers said EQ is more important than IQ:
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"Panic attacks do appear to have a genetic component, so stopping your first panic attack seems difficult. But it stands to reason that working on a person’s EQ could then be a responsible and safe way to prevent future panic attacks".
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3 essential facts about feelings - a short video:
This brief video illustrates three essential facts about feelings -- that will help everyone gain insight and energy to live and lead.
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10 questions to ask ourselves at the end of each day to be more successful:
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The gift of forgiveness:
Someone very close to me struggles with forgiving others. Just last night we were watching a movie that portrayed a woman who cheated on her husband and later discovered that she was pregnant with her husband’s child. The woman asked her husband to forgive her so they could move forward and raise the child together (as …
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Six Seconds is a nonprofit network supporting people to use EQ to create positive change -- everywhere.  With thousands of certified practitioners, plus offices and representatives in 25 countries, Six Seconds is the global emotional intelligence organization.  Read more about our vision for 1 billion people to be practice the skills of emotional intelligence -- and how you are invited to join this community.
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