Emotional Intelligence in the Work Place - What it is and Why it Matters

We all know some very smart people who can't seem to get out of their own way. What causes this and why can't they seem to get ahead? Emotional Intelligence is what makes the difference. This session will:

1. Explain the difference between your IQ, your EQ, and your Personality
2. Show concrete examples of why your EQ matters more than your IQ
3. Introduce you to the four EQ Skills: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social-Awareness, Relationship Management
4. Show you some concrete ways to improve your EQ

Featured Speaker(s)

Suzie DeBusk
Entrepreneur, Leadership Coach, African Guide

Suzie DeBusk is president and founder of two companies. DragonPoint, a software development firm which she started in 1989, and Leadership Safaris, a company focused upon improving leadership through experiential learning with a focus on conducting skills development while on safari in Africa. She is a risk-taking adventurer, African guide, professional speaker, serial entrepreneur and leadership best practice thought leader.

Whether it’s coaching CEOs and management teams on how to increase their team’s performances through stronger leadership skills or tromping through rain forests, standing down charging elephants, galloping on a horse through the savannahs of Africa or tossing spears with Masai warriors, Suzie brings a unique, proven approach to drive success through real-world techniques. Through her best practices approach, Suzie turns strategies into action steps that everyone can use.

Suzie’s experience ranges from providing executive and leadership coaching to Fortune 50 executives to sharing proven success methodologies to start-up entrepreneurs. Suzie and her team of facilitators integrate practical business examples with the laws of jungle leadership survival.

Schedule of Events

5:30 - 6:00 Networking
6:00 - 7:00 Emotional Intelligence - Suzie DeBusk
7:00 - 7:30 Wrap Up