Joshua Freedman

A leading expert on

applying emotional intelligence

to optimize performance.

Emotional intelligence (“EQ”) is the ability to use emotions effectively – the key competence for relating to people, sustainaining drive, and making optimal decisions. Josh teaches people how to increase EQ to be happier, stronger, and more effective professionally and personally.

COO of Six Seconds, Joshua consults with leaders and teams around the world helping them use emotional intelligence to get better results.  His clients include Lockheed Martin, the World Bank Group, Microsoft, American Express, Morgan Stanley, all branches of the US armed forces, Ethiad Airways, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

As a keynote speaker and facilitator, Joshua’s dynamic, humorous, and authentic style creates trust and leaves audiences motivated to take action.  His presentations deliver hard-core science made practical, and are tailored to address specific organizational issues including:

Unlocking Leadership

Accelerating & Sustaining Change

Engaging Talent

Josh is the author of At the Heart of Leadership, the Handle With Care EQ Activity series, the SEI EQ Leadership Assessment, and the Organizational Vital Signs Climate Index as well as numerous articles and training programs including The Inside Path to Change in use by the US Navy and At the Heart of Leadership (a 6-month blended learning program with hard results).