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Developing Emotional Intelligence

EQ1: 5 SKILLS THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE

The role of emotions in our daily lives is not often discussed, however, how we handle our feelings can have a profound impact on our success and happiness in life. 

Emotional intelligence means cultivating the ability to: perceive, evaluate and control emotions, cope with life’s inevitable ups and downs, read and appropriately respond to the social cues of others, delay gratification, and control impulses.

Teaching and modeling emotional awareness are important skills to have.  Adults and children who develop their emotional intelligence have better outcomes for mental and physical health and well as relationships.

Learn more about the important role of emotional intelligence in our lives and how to cultivate it.

Emotional Intelligence in Action

EQ2: STRATEGIES FOR USING EQ IN THE REAL WORLD

Once you have seen the EQ 1 talk you understand the concepts of self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy and relationships skills.  EQ 2 is meant as a follow up to EQ 1 where we dive deeper into what EQ looks like in action.

Having skills to be self-aware and then to process and connect with our emotions are powerful tools.  In addition, developing empathy for others and a sense of altruism helps us have meaningful relationships.  When we put these two ideas together, we understand that using our EQ gives us great power and that connecting with others in authentic ways builds strong relationships.

Understanding and strengthening your EQ can help you to show up “big”, share your gifts with the world, have meaningful relationships, and be awesome!  This presentation will show you how to put EQ into action!