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Elsa Punset has a degree from the faculty of Arts and MA from the faculty of Humanities at the University of Oxford. She also has an MA in Journalism from the Autonomous University of Madrid and an MA in Secondary Education from Camilo José Cela University (UCJC).
Elsa Punset regularly contributes to various media, gives conferences and is a director at the UCJC Emotional and Social Learning Laboratory, where she works on the application of emotional intelligence in the decision making processes of children and adults.
Her books, Compass for Emotional Navigators (2008), Radical Innocence (2009) and A Backpack for the Universe (Destino, 2012) have confirmed her as a successful author and her appearances on radio and television have underlined the impact her messages have on the public.
Elsa Punset is unique in her ability to convey the main precepts and advances of emotional intelligence and psychology in simple, practical and easily understandable language, and how to apply recent discoveries about how our brain works to our daily lives.
In her latest book “A Backpack for the Universe” Elsa Punset provides an essential guide to understanding why we are the way we are, why we act the way we do and what we should know to better organize our emotional universe. Punset has taken emotions out of the academic ﬁeld, saved them from cold dissection and delivered them into people’s hands, to real life.
SMALL REVOLUTIONS FOR LIFE AND WORK.
How are we humans? In general, they have not taught us to understand ourselves or to manage the flow of emotions that flood us every day. The truth is that we are made of small emotional habits that dictate our daily actions, and that it is difficult for us to change these habits. In this talk, Elsa invites us to discover what skills can help us live better in a stressful world, but full of opportunities.
In this talk, aimed at large audiences, Elsa will help, in an entertaining and interactive way, to reveal the keys of an adaptable and creative brain that we can train as a muscle. EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN COMPANIES: PRACTICAL KEYS FOR TEAMWORK, MOTIVATION AND CREATIVITY.
Success at work depends on many factors, and one of the most important is emotional intelligence - the ability to recognize and manage one's own and others' emotions. For companies, Elsa gives the keys to how good emotional intelligence is reflected in greater professional satisfaction and better work performance, and introduces the basic skills to communicate, innovate, solve problems, motivate ... Throughout the Elsa talk highlights clues that allow, with practice, to improve these skills.
THE WORLD OF HEALTH: PRACTICAL KEYS TO POWER THE EMPATHY, RESILIENCE AND COMMUNICATION WITH PATIENTS.
Why is emotional intelligence relevant for groups that take care of people's health? A growing body of research shows that the skills of emotional intelligence not only facilitate the work of health professionals, but also improve the patient's prognosis. In these talks, Elsa therefore focuses on seeing, in a practical and interactive way, how EI can help manage the daily challenges of a disease.
“We have to learn each day to choose between love and fear” Elizabeth Kubler Ross WE ARE THE EMOTIONAL COACHES OF OUR CHILDREN AND STUDENTS: FIRST STAGES and / or ADOLESCENCE.
Manage our parents expectations. Support them, not live through them. This talk will be adapted to the target audience to which it is addressed: schools of parents and / or educational community, and .... It is during childhood when we plant in our children and students the foundations of an emotionally intelligent brain; It is his childhood a unique opportunity to rediscover us, and to be able to guide our children and students so that they can consolidate basic skills that allow them to live and develop peacefully and creatively. During this talk, Elsa addresses the educational community in an interactive and entertaining way, presenting practical keys necessary to achieve an emotionally intelligent education, in the classroom and at home.
The World in Your Hands
Elsa Punset is unique in her ability to convey the main precepts and advances of emotional intelligence and psychology in simple, practical and easily understandable language, and how to apply recent discoveries about how our brain works to our daily lives. The author helps us better understand how to connect with others in a world that is becoming increasingly interconnected in every way, bringing us closer than ever and forcing us to learn how to relate in this new context.
The Lion Gardener
On one side a smart and independent bird is planning to spend the northern winter on the rolling African plains, as he does every year. On the other is a lion with eyes as blue as the sea and an enormous heart, sitting in the same tree as the one where the bird has made its nest. After the initial wariness, they realize that their partnership is full of advantages: the lion keeps monkeys and snakes away from the tree and the bird eats the fleas off the lion. They make friends, such close friends that the lion will feel brave enough to share his biggest secret...
A Backpack for the Universe
How can we improve our charisma? How can we make the best impression at a work interview? What is the most empathetic way to greet someone? How important are hugs to our relationships with other people? Why do we behave in one way and not in another, even though we know we’re getting it wrong?
In this book, Elsa Punset provides an essential guide to understanding why we are the way we are, why we act the way we do and what we should know to better organize our emotional universe. Punset has taken emotions out of the academic ﬁeld, saved them from cold dissection and delivered them into people’s hands, to real life. Ask for more information about Elsa Punset Contact