The EQ Certification Workshop : Course Outline (by day)
Why EQ? What are the benefits of emotional intelligence? How do these competencies drive performance, leadership, learning, and effective decision making?
Defining EQ. There are many different definitions of emotional intelligence – what does it really mean? How does Six Seconds put this science in action?
Know Yourself: Emotional Literacy. How do people gain the vital power and information contained in feelings?
Know Yourself: The Brain. What’s the neuroscience behind emotional intelligence, and how do I use a Six Second Pause to shift out of reaction?
Know Yourself: Patterns. What keeps people repeating dysfunctional behaviors, and how do we change that?
Choose Yourself: Consequential Thinking. How do I use emotions to help me make optimal decisions? How can I help others see this linkage?
Choose Yourself: Optimism. What skills empower people to take charge of their futures in the face of stress and change?
Choose Yourself: Navigate Emotions. How do I transform emotions to move forward? How can I explain the cycle of reaction and help people navigate out of reaction and into balance?
Give Yourself: Empathy. How do I connect with someone, understand them, and build a solid foundation?
Give Yourself: Noble Goals. What does it mean to have a Noble Goal, and why is that important in applying emotional intelligence?
Give Yourself: Noble Goals II. What is my purpose and how do I put that in action? How can I help people discover their sense of purpose and assist them to live that in their daily lives?
Synthesis. What are the most essential concepts from this week for me, my family, colleagues, and clients?
Into Action. How do I apply these insights in my work and life? What are my next steps?