This course delves into the social and emotional skills that sustain positive relationships at work. It highlights the foundational and related skills of empathy and "emotional intelligence," also known as EQ, which refers to the skills of identifying and regulating our own feelings, tuning into the feelings of others and understanding their perspectives, and using this knowledge to guide us toward constructive social interactions.
How stress can impair our performance and well-being at work, and harm organizations
The differences between healthy and toxic stress, and how to leverage healthy stress for success
The benefits of mindfulness for helping you build resilience to stress, as well as innovation and team spirit at work
Research-based strategies for cultivating mindfulness within yourself and your organization
Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas, Ph.D., is science director of the Greater Good Science Center, where she oversees the GGSC's Expanding Gratitude project, The Science of Happiness online class, and more. Emiliana's work spotlights the science that connects health and happiness to social affiliation, caregiving, and collaborative relationships.