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    July Meeting- Emotional Intelligence

    Date: July 23, 2014, 7:30am – 9:00am
    Maureen Keane
    Joliet Junior College,
    T-Building, Room-1001
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    EQ is more important than IQ

    • 34% of hiring managers place greater emphasis on EQ vs. IQ
    • 71% value EQ more than IQ
    • Promotional candidates with higher EQ beat out IQ

    (Source: CareerBuilder, August 2011)



    What is Emotional Intelligence?

    • Self-Awareness
    • Ability to choose and manage the appropriate behavior
    • Empathy
    • Competency in Social Skills



    Who Needs Emotional Intelligence?

    Anyone who desires to have more successful relationships at home, at work and at play.  The Emotionally Intelligent person can get along more effectively with bosses, peers, customers and business partners. Increasing our emotional intelligence can also help us to improve performance, and to avoid and better manage conflict.  Ultimately, being more emotionally intelligent can help us feel better about ourselves, our work and our relationships.



    Can we learn to be more Emotionally Intelligent?

    Absolutely. We can learn to be more emotionally intelligent – by increasing our knowledge, awareness, use of tools and of course - practice.



    This Discussion will provide the following:

    • Definition and Discovery of EQ
    • An assessment of your EQ
    • Examples, Scenarios, Stories, Anecdotes
    • Rationale, Research and Resources
    • Tools, Tips, Techniques