From the 6seconds website:
Since the 1995 publication of Daniel Goleman’s international bestseller Emotional Intelligence, Why It Can Matter More Than IQ, a global movement has developed to bring “EQ” into practice in businesses, schools, and communities around the globe. How did it start, what does it mean – and where is it going?
From American Express to Avon, businesses have begun to embrace the concept. Jack Welch was even discussing EQ  and the Harvard Business Review calls it “the key to professional success.”Schools, hospitals, and government agencies world-wide are adopting EQ practices. From elementary school students to army officers, a curriculum of emotional awareness is providing a new perspective on people.
According to Dr. Goleman, it all began with two psychology professors on a summer’s day.
Go to the 6seconds website to read the entire article.
You can also read more about my perspective of listening to emotions on my article Listening to Children Builds Their Intelligence.
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