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Theory to Reality

I have advocated for a long time that we can teach students Emotional and Social Literacy skills.  At Farrington High School on Hawaii I actually did an activity with some students teaching them about perseverance when working towards long term goals. The Grid is my classroom activity to have students experience the challenges inherent in […]

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What is SQ?

Given the latest research on the affect that human beings have on each other, SQ may be one of the most important components of student as well as leadership success. SQ is really the quality of our social intelligence. It is how we connect with and relate to others. It is how we invest in, […]

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Why are EQ and SQ Important?

For more than 30 years I have been thinking about IQ,EQ,SQ.  I have been trying to find some answers to the big questions in life.  My journey has seen me move from the classroom through the corporate world and now back to classrooms again.  Along this journey I have discovered many things, but the most […]

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Emotional and Social Literacy in the Schools!

I just completed a 2 day school course at Farrington High School. It focused on balancing intellectual strengths with emotional and social literacy. The course was called “Life Without Limits – You Make a Difference” and the results were over the top! In an activity called ‘The Grid’ students confronted boredom, frustration, and exasperation as […]

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IQ, EQ, SQ Modelâ„¢

I want to respond to a recurrent question that has been asked of me. It came up again just recently and I realized that I needed to listen, review and respond! The question was this: “Do you really feel that the emotional and social qualities (EQ and SQ) are learn-able?” The recent question was couched […]

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Questions Are More Powerful Than Answers

positiveI thought that I would ask a powerful positive question with every blog entry that I do from now on. This new addition was inspired by Traci Toguchi, Miss Hawaii 1995. Traci just joined our Planetary Briefing Room (http://simrooms.ning.com/) and I went to her website to check her out and say Aloha and welcome. You […]

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At Night – Close the Circle!

Now let’s close the circle in the evening. The day is done. You are ready to close it up maybe do a little reading or watch a bit of TV. So here you are back in front of the mirror, toothbrush in hand.  Have you ever added up the minutes in a life time that […]

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