Leading with Emotional Intelligence: The Only Viable Option

Emotional intelligence accounts for nearly 90 percent of what sets high performers apart from peers with similar technical skills and knowledge - Harvard Business Review, 2019

Workshop Overview

Leadership is not overrated. In fact, in spite of their importance, “IQ and technical skills are considered entry-level requirements for executive positions. The good news is that having and leading with emotional intelligence can be improved and developed. This workshop is an opportunity for all project, program, and organization leaders to seriously reflect and develop their Emotional Intelligence skills and leverage them in their personal and professional lives.

  • The facilitator will ask each attendee to reflect on a specific challenge they would like to share during the course before the beginning of the session.


Learning Objectives, Participants will learn and/or practice:

  • Assessing one’s emotional intelligence and developing skills

  • Communicating with emotional intelligence

  • Leveraging empathy to establish and maintain healthy relationships

  •  Being assertive but diplomatic with peers and reports

  •  Asking the right questions

  •  Applying emotional intelligence to persuasion and negotiation initiatives

  •  Leading change initiatives with emotional intelligence

  • Using thinking agility to turn crises into opportunities


  1. Emotional Intelligence in your personal and professional life

  2. Emotional Intelligence in communication: diplomacy, assertiveness, and persuasion

  3. EI for negotiations

  4. Leading difficult team members with emotional intelligence

  5. Resilience and thinking agility

  6. Leadership challenges


Course Duration

21 Hours

Intended Audience

All types of professionals motivated to improve their emotional intelligence and leadership competencies.

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