Monthly Archives: November 2017

Spirit of EQ Podcast – Applying Consequential Thinking



Spirit of EQ Podcast –  Applying Consequential Thinking Eric: Hello everybody this is Eric Pennington and this is the Spirit Of EQ Podcast. Today’s podcast is about applying consequential thinking. Applying consequential thinking. What’s consequential thinking? Jeff: Consequential thinking is the ability, the skill, to actually think through a process. “If I do this, this is … Continue reading Spirit of EQ Podcast – Applying Consequential Thinking


3 – Applying Consequential Thinking



Jeff and Eric discuss consequential thinking, and how this helps you focus on the outcome you are striving for. You’ll learn more about applying consequential thinking as a skill to think through a process, and how it allows you to understand the emotions of the situation. You’ll learn more about “responding” versus “reacting” to a … Continue reading 3 – Applying Consequential Thinking


Spirit of EQ Podcast – Recognizing Patterns



Spirit of EQ Podcast – Recognizing Patterns Eric: Hi everyone, this is Eric with the Spirit Of EQ and today’s podcast is on recognizing patterns. I’m a football fan. I like the OSU Buckeyes. And one big part of football is watching game film. You probably have heard that before. And in game film, you get … Continue reading Spirit of EQ Podcast – Recognizing Patterns


Spirit of EQ Podcast – Enhancing Emotional Literacy



Spirit of EQ Podcast – Enhancing Emotional Literacy Eric: Hi everyone, this is Eric Pennington with the Spirit of EQ, and today’s podcast is on enhancing emotional literacy. The word literacy in many terms is considered to be connected with intelligence in many ways it is. But today what we’re going to do is focusing … Continue reading Spirit of EQ Podcast – Enhancing Emotional Literacy


2- Recognizing Patterns



What does “recognizing patterns” mean? Understanding “if this happens…I do that.” In other words, how you respond to situations. Neural pathways are created when you react the same way, time after time. These pathways can be re-written – but don’t get erased. Here is a link to our episode, Enhancing Emotional Literacy. “Pushing a person’s … Continue reading 2- Recognizing Patterns


1- Enhancing Emotional Literacy



What is emotional literacy? Our emotions are chemical. When you are confronted, your body dumps chemicals into your brain. These chemicals get you ready for fight, flight, freeze or flock. The job of the emotion is to give you information. But our emotions are neutral – it’s what you do with those emotions that causes … Continue reading 1- Enhancing Emotional Literacy


Intro Episode



Welcome to the intro episode of the Spirit of EQ Podcast, with your hosts Jeff East and Eric Pennington.  In each episode, Jeff and Eric will talk about what emotional intelligence, or understanding your emotions, can do for you in your daily and work life. For more information, contact Jeff at jeff@spiritofeq.com, or go to … Continue reading Intro Episode