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

SQ is what we zohxr to develop our longing and capacity for meaning, vision and value. Connecting with Our Spiritual Intelligence, London: Doing Good and Profitable! Frances Vaughan offers the following description: What is Spiritual Intelligence? 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.

See how Danah influences leaders and their organizations. David King and Teresa L. To calculate one’s level of SQ he suggests the following criteria:. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

Spiritual Intelligence

Danah Zohar coined the term “spiritual intelligence” and introduced the idea in in her book ReWiring the Corporate Brain. These selective videos have been produced around the world. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat It is the trigger and key to great leadership, which motivates us to lead from higher motivations.

Spiritual intelligence is a term used by some philosopherspsychologistsand developmental theorists to indicate spiritual parallels with IQ Intelligence Quotient and EQ Emotional Quotient. So far, measurement of spiritual intelligence has tended to rely on self-assessment instruments, which some claim can be susceptible to false reporting. Views Read Edit View history.


It has been intdlligence that Spiritual Intelligence cannot be recognized as a form of intelligence. 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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. We all spend life looking for happiness and a greater meaning to our lives. Retrieved spiiritual ” https: 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.

It allows us to dream and to strive. 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. Spiritual capital reflects what an individual or an organization exists for, believes in, aspires to, and takes responsibility for.

Cindy Wigglesworth defines spiritual intelligence as “the ability to act with wisdom and compassion, while maintaining inner and outer peace, regardless of the circumstances. In other projects Wikiquote.

Danah Zohar defined 12 principles underlying spiritual intelligence: In the same year,Ken O’Donnell, an Australian author and consultant living in Brazil, also introduced the term “spiritual intelligence” danaah his book Endoquality – the emotional and spiritual dimensions of the human being in organizations.

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. Definitions of ddanah intelligence rely on the concept of spirituality as being distinct from religiosity – existential intelligence. King has undertaken research on spiritual intelligence at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.


Spring, Sage Publications. 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.

Some say it is the ability to make tough decisions. King defines spiritual intelligence as a set of adaptive mental capacities based on non-material and transcendent aspects of reality, specifically those that:. Kumar and Manju Mehta have also researched the concept, extensively. It extends the principles of quantum physics into a new understanding of human consciousness, psychology and spirituality for great leadership.

Howard Gardneroriginator of multiple intelligence theorychose not to include spiritual intelligence amongst his intelligences due to the challenge of codifying quantifiable scientific criteria. Danah Zohar has been invited to speak widely throughout the world. The four quadrants of spiritual intelligence are defined as:.

Spiritual intelligence – Wikipedia

Gaining adaptive orientation through spiritual and emotional intelligence. She explains how to apply principles from quantum dsnah and complexity science with approachable clarity that makes them alive and exciting for the audience.

The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion. Click to see one of her videos that capture her captivating speaking abilities and distinct knowledge. You can unsubscribe from newsletters at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any newsletter. The SSI is rated on a Spiriutal scale and can be completed in 10 minutes.