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, sustaining drive, and making optimal decisions. Josh teaches people how to increase EQ to be happier, stronger, and more effective professionally and personally.

CEO of Six Seconds, Joshua leads the world’s most extensive EQ organization, now with offices and representatives in 25 countries.  He works with leaders and teams around the world helping them use emotional intelligence to get better results.  His clients include FedEx, Microsoft, INTEL, Amazon, all branches of the US armed forces, and the United Nations.

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:

The Business Value of Emotions

Accelerating & Sustaining Change

Being a Leader Worth Following

Josh is the bestselling author of At the Heart of Leadership, as well as INSIDE CHANGE, the Handle With Care EQ Activity series, the SEI EQ Leadership Assessment, and the Organizational Vital Signs and coauthor of The Vital Organization.

His purpose is to inspire compassionate wisdom.  In his speaking, writing, and leadership, he does so by blending the power of emotions with rigorous, practical data.