At the beginning of the twentieth century psychologists discovered ways and means to measure intelligence that developed into an obsession with IQ. In the mid. In this interview, Danah Zohar, author and internationally known spiritual intelligence and spiritual capital, shares how these areas are. Spiritual intelligence is a term used by some philosophers, psychologists, and developmental theorists to indicate spiritual parallels with IQ (Intelligence Quotient) and EQ (Emotional Quotient). Danah Zohar coined the term “spiritual intelligence” and introduced the idea.

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King has undertaken research on spiritual intelligence at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. These selective videos have been produced around the world. Gaining adaptive orientation through spiritual and emotional intelligence.

Connecting with Our Spiritual Intelligence, London: The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion.

Spiritual Intelligence

See how Danah influences leaders and their organizations. We all spend life looking for happiness and a greater meaning to our lives. Danah Zohar has been invited to speak widely throughout the world. Spring, Sage Publications.

SQ is uniquely human and, the authors argue, the most fundamental intelligence. What is Spiritual Intelligence?

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Spiritual capital reflects what an individual or an organization exists for, believes in, aspires to, and takes responsibility for. Spiritual intelligence is a term used by some philosopherspsychologistsand developmental theorists to indicate spiritual parallels with IQ Intelligence Quotient and EQ Emotional Quotient. The four quadrants of spiritual intelligence are defined as:. Spiritual intelligence SQspiritual capital, and sustainability are crucially linked.

Views Read Edit View history. Operationalizing the construct, they defined spiritual intelligence as “the capacity of an individual to possess a socially relevant purpose in life by understanding ‘self’ and having a high degree of conscience, compassion and commitment to human values.


Spiritual intelligence

It underlies the things we believe in, and the role our beliefs and values play in the actions that we take and the way we shape our intelligsnce. Frances Vaughan offers the following description: Find out more about Danah Zohar, a leading edge business thinker and leadership educator that uses science to transform the future of business. It has been argued that Spiritual Intelligence cannot be recognized as a form of intelligence. SQ is what we use to develop our longing and capacity for meaning, vision and value.

Inin the book “Spiritual Intelligence”, author and intuitive, Michal Levin, vanah the concept as a perspective offering a way to bring together the spiritual and the material, that is ultimately concerned with the well-being of the universe and danxh who live there.

Variations of spiritual intelligence are sometimes used in corporate settings, as a means of motivating employees. From Effectiveness to Greatness Simon and Schuster,p.

Howard Gardneroriginator of multiple intelligence theorychose not to include spiritual intelligence amongst his intelligences due to the challenge of codifying quantifiable scientific criteria. What makes zohag great leader? Cindy Wigglesworth defines spiritual intelligence as “the ability to act with wisdom and compassion, while maintaining inner and outer peace, regardless of the circumstances.

Others say it is the ability to command and control or to inspire loyalty. Please note there is a week delivery period for this title. The SSI is rated on a Likert scale and can be completed in 10 minutes. In the same year, daanah, Ken Dxnah, an Australian author and consultant living in Brazil, also introduced the intflligence “spiritual intelligence” in his book Endoquality – the emotional and spiritual dimensions of the human being in organizations.

It extends the principles of quantum physics into a new understanding of human consciousness, psychology and spirituality for great leadership. Spiritual Capital-Best Seller Danah regularly speaks at leadership forums and works with corporate leadership teams worldwide.


In this century, there is enough collective evidence from psychology, neurology, anthropology and cognitive science to show us that there is a third ‘Q’, ‘SQ’ or Spiritual Intelligence. Doing Good and Profitable! She has worked with the leadership initiatives of both local and national governments.

This site offers such a story and the various Q tools to achieve this. Scale for Spiritual Intelligence [Electronic Database]. Wikiquote has quotations related to: You can unsubscribe from newsletters at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any newsletter. To calculate one’s level of SQ he suggests the following criteria:. Danah Zohar coined the term “spiritual intelligence” and introduced the idea in in her book ReWiring the Corporate Brain.

Retrieved from ” https: What is an SQ assessment?

Definitions of spiritual intelligence rely zzohar the concept of spirituality as being distinct from religiosity – existential intelligence. IQ helps us to interact with numbers, formulas and things, EQ helps us to interact with people and SQ helps us to maintain inner balance.

Kumar and Manju Mehta have also researched the concept, extensively. She explains how to apply principles from quantum physics and complexity science with approachable clarity that makes them alive and exciting for the audience.

Spiritual intelligence – Wikipedia

So far, measurement of spiritual intelligence has tended to rely on self-assessment instruments, which some claim can be susceptible to false reporting. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, Vol 42, No.

The fifth capacity was later removed due to its focus on human behavior rather than ability, thereby not meeting previously established scientific criteria for intelligence.

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