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Emotional Intelligence video suite

EQ Extra

A series of 15 animated videos designed to explore emotional intelligence and provide practical development strategies.

Developing your emotional intelligence

Enhance your understanding of 15 areas of emotional intelligence with this series of short, animated videos. Each 5-minute video explores a different area of emotional intelligence, including what it means and why it’s important, and provides 3 practical development strategies for you.

EQ Extra is ideal for anyone looking to develop emotional intelligence for themselves or colleagues. The bitesize format of these videos means you can access the series to fit a busy schedule and gain an insight into your emotional intelligence in a short space of time. Additionally, these videos can be used in a variety of ways, such as a stand-alone course using the 'Action Plans' or alongside feedback sessions and coaching provided by the PSW. If you wish to access this coaching, please complete a referral to the PSW HERE.

Key Features:

  • 3 development strategies for each area
  • Action plan accompanying each video
  • Voiceover
  • Duration: 5 minutes per video

Key Benefits:

  • Encourages individual reflection and goal setting
  • Explains the benefits of each area of emotional intelligence
  • Compatible with the EQ-i 2.0 model and assessment
  • Strategies based on existing research and literature - A reference list for each video is available HERE.


  • Do I need to have completed the EQ-i 2.0 assessment to use these videos?

No. The EQ Extra series can be used without completing the EQ-i 2.0 emotional intelligence assessment. However, the videos are compatible with the EQ-i 2.0 model and offer additional development strategies to those found in the EQ-i 2.0 reports.

  • The videos refer to research – where can I find these studies?

A reference list for each video is available HERE.

  • How long does it take to watch every EQ Extra video?

Each video is approximately 5-6 minutes long and therefore the whole series lasts 75-90 minutes in total.

  • Do I need to watch the entire series?

EQ Extra is designed as 15 self-contained videos, meaning you do not need to watch the whole series. You may wish to only watch the videos relating to the areas of emotional intelligence you want to develop. Equally, you may choose to watch the entire series to deepen your knowledge of each area of emotional intelligence.

EQ Extra Video Series: Please use the blue boxes below to watch short videos on the individual elements of your emotional intelligence. You will also find a PDF action plan that you can work through to develop your chosen element. You will need a Panopto account to watch the videos.