Engineers and Geoscientists BC

Having Difficult Conversations for Engineers and Geoscientists

Monday, November 1, 2021
8:15 AM–8:30 AM Pacific Time: Register
8:30 AM–12:00 PM Pacific Time: Webinar
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Event Details


Tasha Booth

Event Description

Effective project management requires many conversations and relationships. Sometimes you have to tell people what you know they don't want to hear or sometimes you have to confront someone on their behaviour. What is the best way to deliver information that's hard to give and maintain an effective working relationships? Join David Cory, Emotional Intelligence Specialist, as he leads a half-day workshop where you will not only learn the best way to address difficult issues, but how to talk about it to increase the likelihood of success and practice these skills with your peers.

Event Presenter(s)

David Cory
The Emotional Intelligence Training Company Inc.

About the Event

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  • Learn the connection between your self-perception and your ability to speak up and be heard by others.
  • Be able to apply a model for assertiveness that will help in every relationship you have.
  • Learn what relationships actually are and how to strengthen them for more effective teamwork.


David Cory

The Emotional Intelligence Training Company Inc.

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.