Links to Emotional Intelligence – Part 1 – KNOW YOURSELF and Part 2 – CHOOSE YOURSELF Understand our own emotional drivers for optimal results Reflecting on the positive in our relationships with others reminds us of how valuable these relationships are and how important it is to use a constructive approach to maintaining them. Martin Seligman in his book Authentic Happiness argues that if we approach problems...

Link to Emotional Intelligence – Part 1 – KNOW YOURSELF Emotions are assets. Daniel Goleman writes: “When it gets hot around us and the stakes are high, conscious people make sure that their emotional brain does not take control of the situation. An intense emotional state, in specific circumstances, can trigger a fight, flight or freeze reaction in the human brain. Rather than properly examining a problem...

Thoughts on our emotions… For me, Emotional Intelligence is almost a science, the science of “savoir-être”! Peter Salovey and John Mayer wrote in 1997: “Emotional Intelligence is the ability to perceive emotions, to access and generate emotions so as to assist thought, to understand emotions and emotional knowledge and to reflectively regulate emotions so as to promote emotional and intellectual growth”. Joshua Freedman, Six Seconds’ CEO, teaches that:...