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Why you Want to Book an Emotional Intelligence Workshop for Leaders

The way we look at leadership is transforming. The ability to lead now requires a high level of emotional intelligence. Whether this is for your highest leadership team or skills for every employee, emotional intelligence is the single most important factor in having good leaders & a cohesive culture, retaining employees, increasing revenue & team performance, and succeeding in today’s competitive environment. Booking an emotional intelligence workshop for your leaders is key to your organization’s success.

Facts about Emotional Intelligence in Leaders

Why an emotional intelligence workshop for your leaders will make a difference…

How employees feel about their leaders:
  • Employees with emotionally-intelligent managers are 4X less likely to leave their jobs
  • 80% of employees with poor manager relationships are disengaged, and 50% of former employees left to get away from their managers
  • 87% of Millennials today are motivated by the emotional intelligence of their leaders – more motivation equals higher performing teams & more workplace cohesion
  • 45% of people said lack of trust in leadership was the biggest issue impacting their work performance

—> And yet, only 42% of organizations worldwide implement training on emotional intelligence for senior management – where does your company fit in?

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Why emotional intelligence skills matter:
  • Empathy is ranked as the number one leadership skill – leaders who master empathy perform more than 40% higher in coaching, engaging others, and decision-making
  • People managers say emotional intelligence is most important when leading teams through times of change (44%), addressing personal issues of employees (37%), giving feedback or performance reviews (31%), and spotting talent (25%)
  • Companies that engineer high psychological safety have a 27% reduction in turnover, 76% more engagement, 50% more productivity, and 74% less stress

—> And yet, in a report on 155,000 leaders only 22% were found to have strong emotional intelligence, while only 26% of leaders create psychological safety for their teams – where does your company fit in?

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My Workshops & Keynotes

The DEI workshops I offer…



(Perfect for all employee events or employee resource groups – 60-90 min)

  • Being Super Human Leaders – A model for building empathy, connection & trust in the workplace (talk or workshop)
  • Leaders Who Listen – How to handle difficult conversations & help people feel heard (workshop)
  • Compassion & Empathy are Our Nature – how to remove the barriers to cultural mindfulness & bridge a path for connection (talk)
We can also customize a talk or workshop for your needs!



(Great for Leadership or HR teams – 90 min-2 hours)

  • The Emotional Intelligence Toolkit – a set of resources for your managers & leaders (workshop)
  • A Playbook for Inclusive Leadership – how to build a culture people want to be a part of + an intro to trauma-informed leadership (workshop)
  • Intrinsic leadership – learning to lead from the inside out & step into your strengths & genius (talk)



(Virtual or in-person training for your team – 16 hours)

  • An Emotionally Intelligent Workplace – a powerful training for your whole team which includes understanding emotions, learning to self-regulate, effective communication, and learning to work better together
  • Trauma-informed Management Training – for managers & leaders wanting to understand how to effectively navigate trauma and stress in the workplace (theirs and their teams)



(Somatic coaching for Leaders & Professionals)

Learn more here



    (Private podcasts for additional learning (Coming soon))

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