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Lunch & Learn: The Power of Emotional Effectiveness (EQ) in the Workplace

  • 18 Oct 2013
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • St. David's Episcopal Church 301 E. 8th St. - Austin, 78701


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The Power of Emotional Effectiveness (EQ) in the Workplace

NOTE: Register by Oct 14 to reserve a lunch.

Credit card users MUST pay in advance. If you are paying at the event, we can only take cash or check.

Program Description:

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) has been the talk of organizational development for over two decades...and it's as relevant today as it has ever been. The concept has also evolved, and this session will bring you up to date on the latest research, terminology, and the key measurement tool - the EQi 2.0.

In this session, you'll discover how emotional and social effectiveness impacts your organization...whether or not it is being directly addressed.

Join us for lunch, and learn more about:

  • What Emotional/Social Effectiveness is - and how it can build or destroy organizations
  • How neuroscience research has defined core needs for motivation, productivity, and retention
  • The 4 key emotional factors for leadership success
  • EQ-i and stress management
  • Measuring Emotional/Social Effectiveness with the EQi tool

Competencies for the Training & Development Profession:

  • Foundational competencies: Personal & Interpersonal Skills
  • Performance Improvement

Click here for more about ASTD's Competency Model.

About the Speaker:

Steve WhitefordSteve Whiteford is a trainer, executive coach, and owner of Whiteford Resources. His business creates highly-effective practices for meeting the challenges of interpersonal communication in the workplace, and Steve is well known for his engaging, intuitive, and practical approach. 

Whiteford Resources has worked with an array of corporate clients, from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies, in a variety of industries and sectors. 

Steve is certified in EQi and EQ360, and he has used the instrument to design corporate leadership programs that include training and coaching. Steve is also Master Certified in MBTI, has taught DiSC since 1997, and is skilled in using multiple instruments and 360s. 

He has also authored articles featured in The Bulletin of Psychological Type, Entrepreneur, TWA’s Ambassador, Training & Development Journal, Idea Magazine, and on Air-America Radio.


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