We now have over 3 decades of research on emotional intelligence (EI). Yale University has its Centre for the Study of EI. Google, Nike, Amazon, and Microsoft base their leadership development programs on one specific model of EI, and the World Economic Forum has identified EI as a top employment skill for 2020. However, the concept of EI or EQ remains poorly understood by many. What exactly is EI/EQ and why is it so important for professionals who work with numbers? Join David Cory, coach and leadership development specialist, as he shares with you what you need to know as someone who works in a technical profession.
- Explain what we mean by emotional intelligence and how it can help engineers and geoscientist in their professional career;
- Describe one of the world’s leading models of emotional intelligence; and
- Take away 5 Keys for Developing Emotional Intelligence Competencies.
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David Cory is a leadership development coach, trainer, and consultant known for his expertise in applying the concept of emotional intelligence to individual and organizational performance improvement. David founded one of the first companies in North America to focus on the development of leadership based on emotional intelligence in 1998. In the course of his work, David has been an invited guest of the Sultan of Brunei, worked under armed guard in Nigeria, been kicked out of a restricted area in Saudi Arabia, chased by an elephant in Zambia, and sang for royalty in Malaysia. David’s company completed the design of a leadership course based on emotional intelligence for the citizens of the Republic of Botswana. Finally, David was a keynote speaker at an international EQ conference at the Harvard Medical School in 2013 and was the closing keynote speaker at the Asia HRD Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in July 2016.