Category Archives: emotional intelligence

31 – D-1 College Athlete, Life Lessons and EQ with Special Guest Dan DeLucia



We had the opportunity to speak with Dan DeLucia, Pitching Coach for The Ohio State University Buckeyes Baseball team. How do 18 or 19-year old young men, just out of high school, handle the pressures of playing sports and college life.  How does EQ come into play when coaches help them adjust?  Coach DeLucia gives … Continue reading 31 – D-1 College Athlete, Life Lessons and EQ with Special Guest Dan DeLucia


30 – Jeremy Jensen, Dubuque Police Department



Jeremy Jensen is the Assistant Chief of Police of the Dubuque Police Department. He has been in law enforcement for 28 years and has spent the last 25 years in Dubuque, where he has worked in patrol, traffic, criminal investigations, tactical operations, community policing, training, and internal affairs. He currently leads department operations and is … Continue reading 30 – Jeremy Jensen, Dubuque Police Department


29 – Focus On Your EQ



Focusing on your emotional intelligence can be a huge task.  In this episode, Jeff uses the analogy of photography and a camera in helping to focus on emotional intelligence.  Even if you know very little about a camera and photography, this episode will certainly help. We have a special offer for you as well. What … Continue reading 29 – Focus On Your EQ


28 – Motorcycles, Neil Peart and Emotional Intelligence



This episode is the audio version of a webinar we did recently.  With the passing of drummer great Neil Peart, we thought it would a nice tribute to who he was, and how he, in some respects, really lived emotional intelligence with through his work with the band Rush, and his life. In each episode, … Continue reading 28 – Motorcycles, Neil Peart and Emotional Intelligence


27 – How EQ Can Change Your Life



Happy New Year!  And to kick off your new year, we are offering $100 off our SEI EQ Assessment, that’s our full emotional intelligence assessment. That also includes a debrief to explaining the assessment. Send us an email.  info@spiritofeq.com Put in the subject line, “podcast offer.” No matter where you call home, we will contact … Continue reading 27 – How EQ Can Change Your Life


22 – Success and Emotional Intelligence



Success. It’s a word that most people are immediately attracted to, because everybody wants to be successful. But some definitions or clarifications are important here. Success is not just you making tons of money. But it also might mean that you see that third world country get clean running water, and the organization that you … Continue reading 22 – Success and Emotional Intelligence


20 – Managing Relationships



Jeff and Eric tackle the idea of managing relationships.  As you continue to grow in understanding your emotions, those around you probably haven’t been shown the “tools” like you have been exposed to and are using.  How do you grow in your emotional intelligence while others around you are not? Two past episodes to go … Continue reading 20 – Managing Relationships


19 – The Myth Of Winning



Jeff and Eric “reframe” the idea of winning, outside of the world of sports. Here is a link to the article about Emotional Aikido, mentioned in the podcast. A great past episode to go back and listen to compliment this episode is Enhancing Emotional Intelligence. In each episode, Jeff and Eric will talk about what … Continue reading 19 – The Myth Of Winning


17 – Being Self-Aware



The way we’re being bombarded with social media, we’re being told what we’re supposed to be and who we’re supposed to be, instead of actually being who we really are. Being self-aware is going to allow you to make choices based on who you really are. What is at the core of you. When you’re … Continue reading 17 – Being Self-Aware


16 – The Myth Of Perfection



What we want to talk about in this episode is “perfection.” We’re not talking about trying to be good, to try to be the best, doing the best job. What we’re talking going to talk about today is what happens when it’s not perfect, when you don’t make the perfect decision or complete the task … Continue reading 16 – The Myth Of Perfection