Episode 80: Eric Pennington – Managing Thoughts & Emotions with Emotional Intelligence

by | Feb 14, 2021 | Interviews with Leaders, Popular | 0 comments

“I think one of the great tragedies in America right now is that we have so many people that are struggling with being who they are.”

-Eric Pennington

Eric Pennington is the managing partner at Spirit of EQ. He leads the strategy for keeping the mission moving and growing. He is also responsible for all upfront client interaction and onboarding. Eric is a certified practitioner in varied emotional intelligence and neuroscience tools and has over fifteen years of practical entrepreneurship and leadership experience inside of small and large organizations alike.

Eric is also the author of the eye-opening book, The Well-Being Guide: Making the Most of Life and Work. Based on personal experiences and as a follow-up to his 2008 book, Waking Up in Corporate America, the guide is practical and offers readers the opportunity to evaluate their own lives through self-discovery.

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00:04:17 Welcome, Eric!
00:05:05 Exercising Optimism
00:13:07 Adapting to Changing Circumstances
00:20:32 Emotional Intelligence in Differing Communities
00:29:13 Spiritual Emotional Intelligence
00:34:48 The Spirit of Curiosity
00:40:30 Making the Lives of Others Better
00:45:32 Optimistic Urgency
00:51:00 Start Living Now
00:54:03 Adapting to a Changing World
01:01:59 Resources Eric is Looking For
01:07:41 Eric’s Life-Changing Book
01:09:42 Eric’s Call to Action
01:11:16 Connecting with Eric
01:11:51 Thank You, Eric!

Eric’s Life-Changing Book
“The Road Back to You” by Ian Morgan Cron, Suzanne Stabile

Additional Resources
Circumstances, EQ and Optimism for 2021 | Spirit of EQ YouTube
Daniel Goleman Introduces Emotional Intelligence | Big Think YouTube
Enneagram of Personality
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
Memento Mori
Miles Davis

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