Leading with Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence – The Key Driver of Performance
Companies all around the world have demonstrated that using emotional intelligence (EQ) in training and organizational change initiatives can reduce the costs associated with turnover, absenteeism, and low performance.
One of the most important applications of EQ is helping leaders foster a workplace climate conducive to high performance. Emotional intelligence appears to be key to this competitive advantage.
Leaders with higher EQ tend to build a work environment for team members that promotes better collaboration, reduces procrastination, increases self-confidence, and improves the ability to achieve personal goals.
The Leading with Emotional Intelligence program focuses on the principles of EQ in a practical understandable way, and how you can apply these principles to increase your personal performance, wellbeing, and professional competence.
Understand the link between EQ and the ability to acquire power and influence and create a workplace atmosphere that promotes high performance
Understand how EQ is linked to your individual performance, wellbeing, and organizational results
Increase self-awareness by interpreting and understanding your individual EQ report
Emotional intelligence (EQ) has proven to be a critical skill for creating and sustaining organizational impact and a key to competitive advantage. EQ skills are learnable, measurable, and valuable, and assist in engaging people, influencing across boundaries and cultures, being proactive, caring for customers, building enduring sales relationships, and creating workplaces where people can excel. Increased employee’s emotional intelligence links to reduced costs associated with turnover, absenteeism, and low performance.
The program is for experienced business and team leaders who require emotional intelligence to make better decisions, lead, engage, and influence more effectively in the workplace.
The Leading with Emotional Intelligence program is suitable for leaders at all levels and across all functions within an organization.
Contents and Schedule
The Leading with Emotional Intelligence program introduces business cases from leading organizations explaining how they use EQ as part of their human capital strategy in order to sustain organizational impact. The program covers the principles of EQ in a practical understandable way, and how you can apply these principles to increase your personal performance, wellbeing, and professional competence.
The Leading with Emotional Intelligence program will be delivered over two days. It includes group case discussions, group presentations, and taking an EQ assessment. You will receive a 20-page individual EQ development report based on your EQ profile and a summary of the habits that you may have that limit your performance and future opportunities.
Day 1: Leading Yourself
First you will learn about leading yourself. The topics include
- Understanding the key indicators of personal wellbeing and performance,
- Lessons that leaders can learn from applied neuroscience,
- Using business cases to link increased EQ to improved personal and organizational performance,
- Increased sales, customer focus, engagement, leadership performance, and team results, and
- Introducing the Six Seconds EQ model – eight learnable skills.
Day 2: Leading Yourself and Others, and Results
Second, you will learn about leading yourself and others, and results. The topics include
- Understanding the link between EQ and the ability to acquire power and influence,
- Creating a workplace atmosphere that promotes high performance, and
- Designing your own self development needs and plan based on your EQ report.
Ben Nothnagel is a Senior Advisor at Aalto University Executive Education and has worked with Aalto EE for more than 20 years. He specializes in developing the leadership skills of executives who are part of ambitious businesses.
Nothnagel focus is on encouraging individuals and organizations to excel by increasing self-awareness, creating understanding of the individual diversity of performance and results, enhancing influencing skills, and building high performance leadership teams.
Nothnagel’s current research focus on three main areas: neuro-leadership (practical lessons that leaders can learn from neuroscience), cognitive decision-making and emotional intelligence.
Program Fee and Registration
The fee for the Leading with Emotional Intelligence program is SGD 2,800 (+7% GST if applicable).