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Emotional Intelligence in a Complex World


Joshua is one of the world’s preeminent experts on developing emotional intelligence to improve performance. With warmth and authenticity, he translates leading-edge science into practical, applicable terms that improve the quality of workplace relationships to unlock enduring success. Freedman is one of a handful of experts in the world with over 20 years of full-time experience implementing emotional intelligence.

His clients include FedEx, Intel, Etihad Airways, Amazon, Microsoft, the UN, all branches of the US armed services, and numerous organizations around the globe.

Joshua leads the world’s largest network of emotional intelligence practitioners and researchers; Six Seconds has offices and representatives in 25 countries. He co-developed Six Seconds’ EQ Certification Training which he has delivered on five continents as mastertrainer to thousands of professionals seeking practical tools for learning and teaching emotional intelligence, and has helped launch emotional intelligence programs and companies in over a dozen countries.

Freedman is author of the international bestseller, At the Heart of Leadership, The Vital Organization, as well as INSIDE CHANGE: Transforming Your Organization with Emotional Intelligence plus Whole-Hearted Parenting and dozens of cases and articles including The Business Case for Emotional Intelligence and The Workplace Vitality Report. He is coauthor of six validated psychometric assessments including the EQ Leadership Report and the Organizational Vital Signs climate measure, as well a several books and training programs including the Management Foundations and the pioneering approach to social emotional learning, Self-Science. He is also a Master Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation. He lives on the Central Coast of California with his wife and 2 children. His family loves gardening, keeping bees, and cooking.

EQ Connects is a one of a kind, immersive conference that focuses on Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and the tangible benefits that developing your EQ can bring to your self and your organisation.

The 2022 conference takes place 10 May at Edgbaston Park Hotel, Birmingham UK. 

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