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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


21 – Refining Your Noble Goal



Refining your purpose, or your noble goal. Another way to look at your purpose is two words that we use in the Six Second model emotional intelligence called Noble Goal. A Noble Goal is what defines who you are. It’s a goal that is not achievable. It’s not a goal, like I want to be … Continue reading 21 – Refining Your Noble Goal


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


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


15 – Better Decision Making



Better decision making is a skill that should be practiced every day.  In this episode, Jeff and Eric talk more about our thoughts, habits, and actions that all come into play on how you can practice better decision making through specific aspects of emotional intelligence. Additional episodes you will want to listen to include Recognizing … Continue reading 15 – Better Decision Making


6 – Engaging Intrinsic Motivation



Jeff and Eric discuss engaging intrinsic motivation, the motivation that comes from within you, within who you are. Most people are driven by extrinsic motivation. It’s more powerful, but it’s not the most important. Jeff talks about two high-profile examples, NBA star LeBron James and Neil Peart, from the band Rush. In each episode, Jeff … Continue reading 6 – Engaging Intrinsic Motivation


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