Spirit of EQ Podcast
Exercising Optimism - Spirit of EQ Podcast
In this episode of The Spirit of EQ, Jeff and Eric discuss exercising optimism, taking a proactive perspective of hope and possibilities. Being proactive. And your perspective includes hope and possibilities. Being an optimist is not really complicated. You just need to be honest with yourself in each situation. When you learn how to be optimistic, you have a little bit more ownership, or even control, of the outcomes that you're looking for. In each episode, Jeff and Eric will talk about...
Navigating Emotions - Spirit of EQ Podcast
In this episode of The Spirit of EQ, Jeff and Eric discuss navigating your emotions, and how you can use this as a strategic resource in recognizing what your emotions do, and what other's emotions do as well. When you can assess the strength of an emotion, you can then use it as a strategic resource to work toward a better outcome to a situation. It's important that we do use our emotions, manage them, and use them for insight. In each episode, Jeff and Eric will talk about what emotional...
Applying Consequential Thinking - Spirit of EQ Podcast
In this episode of The Spirit of EQ, Jeff and Eric discuss consequential thinking, and how this helps you focus on the outcome you are striving for. You'll learn more about applying consequential thinking as a skill to think through a process, and how it allows you to understand the emotions of the situation. You'll learn more about "responding" versus "reacting" to a situation and understanding the factors of analyzing and reflecting those important moments. In each episode, Jeff and Eric...
Recognizing Patterns - Spirit of EQ Podcast
In this episode of The Spirit of EQ, Jeff East and Eric Pennington explain 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 buttons” can be positive as well as negative. The danger of patterns – they...
Enhancing Emotional Literacy - Spirit of EQ Podcast
In this episode of The Spirit of EQ, Jeff East and Eric Pennington explain 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 a reaction. There are 8 basic emotions: 1) anger 2) anticipation 3) disgust 4) fear 5) joy 6) sadness 7)...
Intro Episode - Spirit of EQ Podcast
Welcome to the intro episode of the Spirit of EQ Podcast, with your hosts Jeff East and Eric Pennington. In each episode, Jeff and Eric will talk about what emotional intelligence, or understanding your emotions, can do for you in your daily and work life. For more information, contact Jeff at email@example.com, or go to their website, Spirit of EQ.