We now have over 4 decades of research on emotional intelligence (EI) and neuroscience and know so much more about how emotions play a critical role in our everyday lives. The World Economic Forum has listed EI as a top 10 employment skill. Yale University has its Centre for the Study of Emotional Intelligence. Google, Nike, Amazon, and Microsoft base their leadership development programs on EI. And yet, the concept of EI or EQ remains poorly understood by many. What exactly is EI/EQ and why is it so important for those in social work and the health sciences and what is the relationship with leadership? Join David Cory, executive coach, leadership development specialist, and keynote speaker, as he shares with you what you need to know both for yourself and how to best serve colleagues, direct reports, patients, and the wider community with emotional intelligence.
Mr. David Cory is a coach and leadership development specialist known for his expertise in applying the concept of emotional intelligence to leadership development for individual and organizational performance improvement. In addition to Bachelor’s degrees in Kinesiology (University of Calgary) and Education (University of British Columbia), David has achieved a Master’s degree in Adult Education (University of British Columbia). He is a Certified Professional Coactive Coach (CPCC) and Certified Master Trainer in the area of Emotional Intelligence (EI) with MHS Inc. and is considered to be an international expert on the integration of emotional intelligence and leadership development and is frequently invited to be a Key Note speaker at conferences worldwide. He has been a Key Note speaker at world emotional intelligence conferences, such as the Nexus EQ Conference at the Harvard Medical School, and was a Key Note Speaker at the Asia HRD Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (x2), Bahrain, Brunei, Singapore, and once virtually for a total of 6 times.
By completion of this event, registrants will be able to:
- Explain what we mean by emotional intelligence
- How it can help you be a better leader of your own life first and foremost
- Understand the relationship between EI and Leadership
- Describe one of the world’s leading models of emotional intelligence
- Take away 5 Tips for Developing Emotional Intelligence Competencies