Joshua works closely with EQ Asia to deliver EQ interventions in the Asian region which are powered by Six Seconds.
He helps lead the world’s preeminent emotional intelligence organisation and has been doing so since 1997. A leader, author, and educator, Josh takes hard science and makes it applicable. He specialises in building custom solutions for organisations seeking to integrate EQ with measurable ROI.
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 organisational issues including:
- Unlocking Leadership
- Accelerating and Sustaining Change
- Engaging Talent
Joshua is the author of At The Heart Of Leadership, a practical guide for leaders to tap the power of emotions to get better results. He is the co-author of the Organisational Vital Signs (OVS) assessment, a powerful tool for measuring organisational climate, and the Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Assessment (SEI™), a set of development-focused measures ideal for professional and personal growth. He is also the author of numerous training programs including The Heart of Leadership and The Inside Path to Change (for the US Navy).
Joshua has trained individuals and teams from Lockheed Martin, Etihad Airways, the World Bank Group, Schlumberger, American Express, Morgan Stanley, the US Army, Navy, and Marine Corps, the Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellowship, Make-A-Wish Foundation and numerous other leading companies and organisations. In a year-long EQ initiative, Joshua helped the Sheraton Studio City improve market share by 24%, drop turnover by 19%, and increase guest satisfaction by 8%.
He co-developed Six Seconds’ EQ Certification Training which he has delivered on five continents as master-trainer to hundreds of professionals seeking practical tools for learning and teaching emotional intelligence.
Joshua’s applied research focuses on organisational climate and the factors that enhance individual and team performance. Using the “Organisational Vital Signs” survey, he has worked with a range of organisations to identify key relationship and emotional intelligence factors that limit and enhance success.
Joshua champions emotional intelligence development around the world. He has help launch emotional intelligence initiatives and organisations in Singapore, Indonesia, India, Australia, Mexico, US, Canada, Venesuela, Italy, England, the Netherlands, UAE, and South Africa. He chairs the International NexusEQ Conferences which recently hosted delegates from 37 nations. He edits the magazine EQ Today, and coauthored the Handle With Care EQ Activity series, the EQ Learning Journal, and two volumes of the Self-Science EQ Curriculum as well as numerous articles on practical applications of emotional intelligence.
Living in a small town on the central coast of California with his wife and two young children, Joshua enjoys walking on the beach and gardening. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the World Arts and Cultures program at UCLA.