What you will learn:

Stepping into a new management position comes with a lot of new responsibilites, but one that gets too frequently overlooked is learning how to lead with emotional intelligence. This is often because emotional intelligence, or EQ, is thought of as a weakness, or simply a pleasant personality trait, instead of a strategic advantage.

However, according to research from the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, managers with emotional intelligence traits create more postive and productive work experiences, while 70% of employees with managers who are low in emotional intelligence reported that their “primary feelings about work were negative.” As employees look for more emotional safety in their workplace (and leave when it's not there), teaching new managers how to use EQ is becoming table stakes.

In this course, participants will:
  • Learn the fundamentals of emotional intelligence including self awareness, self management, other awareness, and relationship management
  • Deep dive into four key traits for emotionally intelligent leadership: self-control, empathy, situational awareness, and inspirational leadership
  • Receive take-home exercises to grow their self-awareness, set a leadership vision, and get to know their team in meaningful way

About the instructor:

Liza Dube is the founder of Good Dube Consultiing, a boutique communications and leadership consultancy focused on using Social and Emotional Intelligence to build authentic connections. A natural leader with a way with words, Liza found herself shaping 360 marketing and public relations campaigns from the very start of her career, which has spanned the political, energy, consumer packaged goods, social enterprise, and nonprofit industries, selling everything from inclusive healthcare legislation to organic yogurt.

What she learned was that no matter what you call it - your instincts, your inner voice, your gut - how you choose to listen to your emotional intelligence shapes your inner experience and success influencing others.

After nearly 20 years as an award-winning marketing and communciations leader for mission-driven organizations including Stonyfield and Housing Partnership Network, Liza now supports heart-centered leaders creating more inclusive, effective communcations strategies ranging from staff management to brand marketing. As a coach, she focuses on emotionally intelligent strategic planning for personal and professional transitions. In all of her work, Liza combines best practices in persuasive communications, marketing, and branding with her certifications in Women's Leadership and Social and Emotional Intelligence assessment and coaching.
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Suggested Length60 min
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