Understanding emotions is nearly as important as IQ for students’ academic success

Understanding emotions is nearly as important as IQ for students’ academic success

The ability to understand emotions contributes almost as much to students’ grades as their IQ. Past studies show two personal qualities are important for student academic success – intelligence and conscientiousness. IQ scores explain about 15% of the differences between…

Documentary on police brutality: Above the Law

Documentary on police brutality: Above the Law

This documentary covers police brutality in Calgary and the failure of the justice system to hold them accountable. These are difficult issues in our communities. https://gem.cbc.ca/media/cbc-docs-pov/season-4/episode-4/38e815a-012e98cd87c

Interactive data shows income inequality and impact of racism on black boys

Interactive data shows income inequality and impact of racism on black boys

It’s easy for some to imagine that the US is the land of opportunity. After all, it’s a common narrative. But having good reality testing means looking at and absorbing data. To that end, Opportunity Insights deserves praise for their…

Six steps to improve your emotional intelligence, by Ramona Hacker

Six steps to improve your emotional intelligence, by Ramona Hacker

This talk by Ramona Hacker is a nice perspective on emotional intelligence. It’s great that she identifies the negative connotations that “emotional” has. She is a big proponent of journaling and Brené Brown. The three capacities she focuses on are:…

Can your EQ help your IQ?

Can your EQ help your IQ?

Sherwin ArnottAugust 20, 20201 min read

We enjoyed this article from Psychology Today about how Emotional Intelligence might play a bigger role in academic success than…

1619: Part of anti-racism work is being critical of mainstream historical narratives

1619: Part of anti-racism work is being critical of mainstream historical narratives

In 1619 The White Lion arrived on the shores of Point Comfort. This is where listeners join Nikole Hannah-Jones at…

Why you think you’re right — even if you’re wrong

Why you think you’re right — even if you’re wrong

In this talk about our beliefs and justified beliefs, Julia Galef distinguishes between two methods, two mindsets: the soldier and…

Angela Payne speaks to her EQ-i 2.0 Online Certification experience

Angela Payne speaks to her EQ-i 2.0 Online Certification experience

https://youtu.be/50hMmoTN0PM “Thank you so much David to you and your team at EITC. I think your program is really far…

Business skills webinar, Resolve Collaboration Services

Business skills webinar, Resolve Collaboration Services

July 15th, 2020 (1 Hour Event)12:00PM – 1:00PM (ET) How much do you really know about Emotional Intelligence, which the…

Webinar series Women on Racism, Change Leader, Developing EQ

Webinar series Women on Racism, Change Leader, Developing EQ

We are excited to share an important webinar series Women on Racism from July 6-14th, 2020 (registration is still open) conducted by…

How anti-Black racism on Canadian university campuses robs us all

How anti-Black racism on Canadian university campuses robs us all

I attended Western University in the early 2000s with a cohort of first-generation Black Canadian friends from my high school…

Anti-racism podcasts for white people

Anti-racism podcasts for white people

This is a great resource for folks, especially white folks, who are deepening their understanding of structural racism: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BRlF2_zhNe86SGgHa6-VlBO-QgirITwCTugSfKie5Fs/edit These…

Webinar: Coaching with Emotional Intelligence

Webinar: Coaching with Emotional Intelligence

June 9, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST We now have over three decades of research on emotional intelligence.…