Academic EQ

 √ In Educator-Student relationships
 √ Parent-Educator relationships
 √ In Peer Friendships
 √ In School & Community relationships

If your emotional abilities aren't in hand, if you don't have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can't have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far. -Daniel Goleman    

No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care. -Theodore Roosevelt

Unleash in the right time and place before you explode at the wrong time and place. -Oli Anderson

Any person capable of angering you becomes your master. -Epictetus

Anyone can be angry--that is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way--that is not easy. -Aristotle

Every time we allow someone to move us with anger, we teach them to be angry.  -Barry Neil Kaufman

Emotions can get in the way or get you on the way. -Mavis Mazhura

Running a marathon with a backpack is tough and may hinder you from winning the race. Don't let the baggage from your past--heavy with fear, guilt, and anger--slow you down.  -Maddy Malhotra

Quick to judge, quick to anger, slow to understand ... prejudice, fear, and ignorance walk hand in hand. -RUSH Witch Hunt/Paradigma lyrics

The essential difference between emotion and reason is that emotion leads to action while reason leads to conclusions. -Donald Calne, neuroscientist

You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind. -Dale Carnegie

To increase your effectiveness, make your emotions subordinate to your commitments. -Brian Koslow

Remember that failure is an event, not a person. -Zig Ziglar

It takes something more than intelligence to act intelligently. -Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Some people think only intellect counts: knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion, and empathy. -Dean Koontz

Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. -Jack Welch

Emotional intelligence is a way of recognizing, understanding, and choosing how we think, feel, and act. It shapes our interactions with others and our understanding of ourselves. It defines how and what we learn; it allows us to set priorities; it determines the majority of our daily actions. Research suggests it is responsible for as much as 80 percent of the "success" in our lives. -J. Freedman

“We cannot tell what may happen to us in the strange medley of life. But we can decide what happens in us — -how we can take it, what we do with it —- and that is what really counts in the end.” —- Joseph Fort Newton

“When awareness is brought to an emotion, power is brought to your life.” – Tara Meyer Robson

“All learning has an emotional base.” – Plato

“As much as 80% of adult “success” comes from EQ.” — Daniel Goleman

“Emotions are a critical source of information for learning.” — Joseph LeDoux

“Emotions have taught mankind to reason.” – Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues

“Experiencing one’s self in a conscious manner–that is, gaining self-knowledge–is an integral part of learning.” — Joshua M. Freedman

“He who spends time regretting the past loses the present and risks the future.” — Queued

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.”  — William James

“There is no thinking without feeling and no feeling without thinking.” — Karen Macon

“You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.” —- Dale Carnegie

“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.” — Robert Frost

“Education is the fire-proofer of emotions.” — Dr. Frank Crane

“He who smiles rather than rages is always the stronger.” — Japanese proverb

“The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.” — Alous Huxley

Emotion Understood