A Force For Good

This powerful video accompanies my last post. Dr Daniel Goleman’s new book and campaign for developing a more compassionate world. It finishes with a powerful appearance by the Dalai Lama.

Could Emotional Intelligence help us build a better world and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals?

SDG

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) encompasses a number of skills that have been highlighted as being among the most important in an Industry 4.0 world – and therefore among the most important skills we need to help children to acquire during their education.

In turn, there is a massive task in the world to ensure that quality education is available to every child. This goal is driven most visibly through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Bringing these two things together, here’s a conference video from the United Nations that actually explored the ways in which EQ can be harnessed in order to achieve the SDGs. It brings together some of the world’s leading experts on EQ, including Daniel Goleman.

Emotional Intelligence has been shown to foster empathy, contribute to violence prevention and peacebuilding post-conflict, improve interpersonal relationships and communication, make people more self-aware about their own feelings and the feelings

Source: Could Emotional Intelligence help us build a better world and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals?

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