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CANCELLED – Taster Workshop: What is Emotional Intelligence?

Thursday, December 12, 2019

9:00am - 11:30am


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Stay tuned for rescheduled date in January.


“Emotional intelligence” refers to a set of competencies that support our ability to manage ourselves and our relationships with other people.


People with strong EI are able to understand other people and the dynamics of an organization, and influence events to achieve their goals and the goals of the company. They have strong interpersonal relationship skills, can adapt to rapidly changing environments, and maintain balance during high-stress situations.

During this introductory workshop, attendees will receive an overview of the EI framework, and learn ways to increase their own level of self-awareness. We will explore ways to better understand what triggers our reactions, and how to manage our emotions in the moment.

In this half-day workshop, we will:

  • Define and discuss what is EI and its importance in the workplace
  • Explore the EI Competency Model
  • Begin to develop your EI capabilities and identify areas of personal development
  • Learn tools and strategies that can be applied immediately at work

Attendees will enjoy a freshly-made breakfast upon arrival.


Meet Your Facilitator

Dot Proux

Dot is an ICF-credentialed, Coactive-certified professional coach and leadership development facilitator, with 30 years of experience in the professional services industry. She is a certified public accountant, with a Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) certification from the Human Resource Certification Institute, and a Certified Master Facilitator (CMF) designation through the International Institute for Facilitation (INIFAC). Dot has served as a meta-coach and faculty for the Daniel Goleman Emotional Intelligence Coaching Certification Program.


This workshop is an introduction to Emotional Intelligence and the EI Competency Model. If you want to take a deeper dive, we’re offering a 4-part course that will explore all 12 competencies in the model. Your cost for this introductory course will be applied to your tuition to the EI Immersive Course that starts in January 2020. Click here for more details.


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