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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Views Read Edit View history. 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.

Spiritual intelligence

What is an SQ assessment? Spiritual intelligence SQ is unfortunately often overlooked in coaching and development. Click to see one of her videos that capture her captivating speaking abilities and distinct knowledge. IQ helps us to interact with numbers, formulas and things, EQ helps us to interact with people and SQ helps us to maintain inner intellibence.

Spiritual intelligence SQspiritual capital, and sustainability are crucially linked. Wikiquote has quotations related to: This website uses cookies to spiritusl user experience.

SQ is uniquely human and, the authors argue, the most fundamental intelligence. The four quadrants of spiritual intelligence are defined as:. Retrieved from ” https: Danah Zohar has been invited to speak widely throughout the world. It is the trigger and key to great leadership, which motivates us to lead from higher motivations. Some say it is the ability to make tough decisions.


SQ-Spiritual Intelligence

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. To calculate one’s level of SQ he suggests the following epiritual. She has worked with the leadership initiatives of both local and national governments.

Gaining adaptive orientation through spiritual and emotional intelligence. In other projects Wikiquote. What is Spiritual Intelligence?

The Handbook of religion and health.

Spiritual capital reflects what an individual or an organization exists for, believes in, aspires to, and takes responsibility for. King defines spiritual intelligence as a set of adaptive mental capacities based on non-material and transcendent aspects of reality, specifically those that:. The International Journal intelligenc the Psychology of Religion. Danah Zohar coined the term “spiritual intelligence” and introduced the idea in in her book ReWiring the Corporate Brain.

Spiritual Intelligence: The Ultimate Intelligence: Danah Zohar: Bloomsbury Publishing

David King and Teresa L. Spring, Sage Publications. You can unsubscribe from xanah at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any newsletter. The idea behind the development of this scale was to generate and assess the concept of spiritual intelligence in the collectivist culture bounded with eastern philosophy.

These selective videos have been produced around the world. Frances Vaughan offers the following description: King has undertaken research on spiritual intelligence at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Others say it is the ability to command and control or to inspire loyalty. We all spend life looking for happiness and a greater meaning to our lives.

Thus, an explicit concern with spiritual or religious matters would be one variety—often the most important variety—of an existential intelligence. SQ is what we use to develop our longing and capacity for meaning, vision and value. 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.

Find out more about Danah Zohar, a leading edge business thinker and leadership educator that uses science to transform the future of business. In the mid ‘s, Daniel Goleman popularised research into emotional intelligence, EQ, pointing out that EQ is a basic requirement for the appropriate use of IQ.

In the same year,Ken O’Donnell, an Australian author and consultant living in Brazil, also introduced the term “spiritual intelligence” in his book Endoquality – the emotional and spiritual dimensions of the human being in organizations.

Howard Gardnerthe originator of the theory of multiple intelligenceschose not to include spiritual intelligence amongst his “intelligences” due to the challenge of codifying quantifiable scientific criteria.