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Intro to Emotional Intelligence

This week we made some new friends and began our journey to develop our Emotional Intelligence.

Module: Emotional Intelligence

Emotionally Intelligent Zone

Introduction to emotional zones and how to stay in the Emotionally Intelligent Zone.

Module: Emotional Intelligence

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Creative Problem Solving In Real Life

We culminated the module on Creative Problem Solving by using the design thinking approach to solve a real world problem. 

Module: Creative Problem Solving

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The Low Zone

Techniques to detect the hypo-arousal state of  the nervous system when in the low zone.

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Triggers

Knowing your emotional triggers is a key component of Emotional Intelligence.

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Response Over Reaction

Learn how to respond instead of react in a difficult situation.

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Assumptions Corrode Connections

A foundational step towards building stronger interpersonal skills.

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Active Listening

Discover the four listening styles and how they impact our ability to connect.

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Assertiveness

Assertiveness is not a one way street. It is based on a balance between your needs and the needs of others. 

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Conflicts

Conflicts, when handled with awareness can open your mind. 

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Intro to Creative Problem Solving

Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun - Mary Lou Cook 

Module: Creative Problem Solving

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Problem Solving with Slow Thinking

Slow thinking is effortful and not intuitive but it is the beginning to effective problem solving. 

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To resist jumping to conclusions or making quick assumptions is the first step towards problem solving. 

Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking is the ability to actively evaluate given information instead of passively accepting it. 

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Lateral Thinking

Lateral Thinking is a non-traditional way of approaching problems, which involves restructuring of information before processing it. 

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Emotional Intelligence

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Creative Problem Solving (CPS)

Design Thinking

Stanford’s approach to Creative Problem Solving.

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Resilience

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Bracing For Setbacks

Learning about how we are hardwired to react to a setback aids in becoming more resilient.

Module: Resilience

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Intro to Resilience

Resilience is the ability to bounce back quickly from difficulties

Module: Resilience

Thinking Traps

Resilience requires the ability to free yourself from thinking traps

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Emotional Vs. Rational Thinking

Being resilient means being able to think rationally even in a setback 

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Optimism & Resilience

Optimism is the engine that drives Resilience.

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