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Resources for the Path to Emotional Intelligence

Shawn Achor TED Talk: Happiness @ work: http://youtu.be/GXy__kBVq1M

Mark Bowden TED Talk: The Importance of Being Inauthentic : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zpf8H_Dd40

Ron Gutman TED Talk: Smiling: http://youtu.be/U9cGdRNMdQQ

Louie Schwartzberg TED Talk: Gratitude: http://youtu.be/gXDMoiEkyuQ

Sheryl Sandberg TED Talk: http://youtu.be/18uDutylDa4

Sandberg Follow up TED interview: http://youtu.be/YraU52j3y8s

Amy Cuddy TED Talk: Non-verbal Communication: http://youtu.be/Ks-_Mh1QhMc

Rana el Kaliouby TED Talk: This app knows how you feel: https://youtu.be/o3VwYIazybI

Funny EQ clip – Listening with distractions http://youtu.be/yx5jx8fjh7Q

Funny clip: Taking assessments- Micro-managing supervisor http://youtu.be/1hb9x_0KCmo

If we could see inside others’ hearts; Life in 4 minutes:  https://youtu.be/Wl2_knlv_xw

Brenae Brown on Empathy:  https://youtu.be/1Evwgu369Jw

Daniel Goleman; Breathing Buddies: https://youtu.be/scqFHGI_nZE

Jim Ferrell; Resolving the Heart of Conflict  https://youtu.be/YyhOT3jCcR4

Cultivating Happiness & Mindfulness

Jon Kabat-Zinn: Google talk on practicing Mindfulness: http://youtu.be/3nwwKbM_vJc

Website that connects others in the quest for happiness: http://www.mylivehappy.com/

Fast Co. article on Teaching Happiness: http://www.fastcocreate.com/1682068/how-one-company-taught-its-employees-how-to-be-happier-and-what-happened-next

Blog about the Happiness Challenge:  https://randyscotthyde.wordpress.com/the-first-30-days/

Shawn Achor’s Website: http://goodthinkinc.com

Other Web Resources

Effective Leadership and many other resources  – http://www.eiconsortium.org/

Search Inside Yourself (SIY) Leadership Institute: http://www.siyli.org/

Emotional Intelligence Worldwide: Neuroscience and EQ: http://www.langleygroup.com.au/

NY Times Article on SIY (Mindfulness) at Google: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/29/technology/google-course-asks-employees-to-take-a-deep-breath.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

FaceORama – Smartphone App for common facial expressions (training)

Body Language App – Smartphone App for recognizing body language

Reading References – Available through the Libraries or for purchase through book retail stores

The EQ Edge; Emotional Intelligence and your Success”; Steven Stein, PH.D. and Howard E. Book, M.D.

The Handbook of Emotional Intelligence”; Reuven Bar-On and James D.A. Parker

Working with Emotional Intelligence”; Daniel Goleman

Focus: The Hidden Driver of Performance”; Daniel Coleman

Always Looking Up: Adventures of an Incurable Optimist” by Michael J. Fox


Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PY9DcIMGxMs

The Power of Addiction and The Addiction of Power: Gabor Maté at TEDxRio+20.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PY9DcIMGxMs