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Are we wired for empathy? A story about neurons: http://buff.ly/1HOR9Yi
What do mirror neurons teach about us about our empathy? This week, leading neuroscientist Marco Iacoboni visited with Six Seconds’ Master Class in Pajaro Dunes, California, for an oceanside chat on mirror neurons and their relationship to empathy and learning.  A few of us collected some of the takeaways: What are Mirror Neurons? Mirror neurons are “smart …
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"A recent Harvard Business Review articles says that multitasking leads to as much as a 40% drop in productivity and increased stress (Bergman, 2010)."
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What do you think about the following story, & what would you have done as a parent or grandparent in that situation? http://buff.ly/1HOQWEk
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Neuroscience research shows love has a LOT to do with success in business because it’s a driver of trust – which is a driver of loyalty. When trust is higher there is higher productivity, employee retention, engagement and purpose driven work.
New neuroscience research shows love is key for success in business because caring drives trust – which creates loyalty. Here's why & how.
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Are you responsible for influencing others — as a leader, teacher, coach, parent, friend, etc? What allows you to do so, what gets in your way? There are many forms of power; position provides a certain authority. Expertise provides another (note the link between “author” and “authority”). One of the most important forms of power comes from relationships — and it’s driven by emotion. Here’s a brief video from Six Seconds' Joshua Freedman:
Influence is all about emotion. 2-min video on using emotional intelligence to increase your personal power and influence more effectively.
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How does EQ increase power?
Influence is all about emotion. 2-min video on using emotional intelligence to increase your personal power and influence more effectively.
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Creating organizational value and the importance of EQ in the workplace: http://buff.ly/1HOWRJF
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Let the kids learn through play: http://buff.ly/1AqzVzT
Academic teaching in kindergarten backfires.
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You, who are reading this, are in a unique position. I would hazard a guess that you are in a leadership position, such as teacher, consultant, director, professor, manager, supervisor, parents, etc. Therefore, you have the opportunity to be a change makers – of the lives of the individuals with whom you intersect.

Which hat(s) are you wearing today?
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An abrasive boss and the power of empathy: http://buff.ly/1DyxNjV
A friend of mine recently got a new job. “Jodie” soon discovered that her boss, “Sandra,” was a pariah in the company—secretly despised by almost everyone. It was easy to see why. Sandra had an abrasive manner, she literally stomped down the halls, stared at her colleagues with a stern expression, and often went silent …
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Do we shelter our kids so much that they lack self-efficacy? Supervision vs. Independence in today's world:
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Here's a breakthrough way to harness emotional intelligence with a team
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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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