Emotional intelligence or EI is the ability to understand and manage your own emotions, and those of the people around you. People with a high degree of emotional intelligence know what they're feeling, what their emotions mean, and how these emotions can affect other people.
For leaders, having emotional intelligence is essential for success. After all, who is more likely to succeed – a leader who shouts at his team when he's under stress, or a leader who stays in control, and calmly assesses the situation?
Increasingly, coaching professionals are using EI assessments to help their clients gain insight into the following EI elements:
5. Social skills.
During this interactive session, participants will take a quick EI assessment, learn their EI strengths and development areas and practice coaching each other.
Margie Hamner, CPLP, ACC, Starfish Consulting
Lisa Loggins, M.A., ACC, LeadWell Coaching Strategies, LLC
Light refreshments will be provided.