We’re happy to announce that our leadership program is scheduled for November in Parksville. Do you live in Nanaimo, Victoria, North Vancouver Island or Vancouver? Parksville is a great getaway location. Find out more about our Leadership for Women programming or give us a call!
Hi everyone, we’re very excited about our new slate of upcoming dates and cities for our new leadership course!
May 17 – 19, Calgary
June 13 – 15, Vancouver
July 24 – 26, Hamilton
August 15 – 17, Kelowna
September 27 – 29, Toronto
October 23 – 25, Halifax
November 20 – 22, Parksville
December 4 – 6, Calgary
You can see our course registration options here. Let us know if you have questions!
Our group was captivated by David’s excellent presentation on emotional intelligence. He challenged our already existing perceptions of how emotions affect our workplaces and the effectiveness of our association’s performance. Through laughter, tears and song, David’s engaging presentation style enthralled us all, and he taught us new tools on how to be better leaders. We would highly recommend David!
– Dr. Kevin MacAulay, President, Alberta Veterinary Medical Association
Hey we have an EQ-i 2.0 Certification Course coming up in May in Victoria. It’s been a while since we ran this course in Victoria and we’re really looking forward it! Even if you can’t make it for all three days, you can either take the certification over the first two days, or you can choose to take the third day, the Mastering Emotional Intelligence Course. Let us know if you have questions!
We have an exciting line up of fresh opportunities in 2017. Our Heart and Science of Leadership Course for Women has new dates in March (February 28th to March 3rd) and we’ll be creating some fresh coaching packages for you to choose from.
This new leadership development program for women is coming to Regina in November! This is a three day interactive course and it’s an opportunity for women to build critical leadership knowledge and skills. This course is running in 2017.
We’re very pleased to announce that we’re offering an EI certification course in Alaska this fall. If you are in Anchorage, or you are planning on travelling there (or want to), please consider joining us for our three day (or two!) certification in the use of the EQ-i 2.o.
“This is a story about Sam. Sam works in human resources, aka people services, at Company X. Sam discovers how to get certified in emotional intelligence assessment, so that he can help all the teams meet their greatness.”
0:00 This is Sam.
0:02 Sam works in human resources at Company X.
0:06 He’s worked with a lot of managers over the years.
0:10 He’s noticed a few things.
0:12 Some of them have excellent people skills.
0:14 Some of them don’t.
0:16 Some of them seem to be inspiring.
0:19 Their teams have buzz.
0:21 They disagree with each other, and they’re productive.
0:24 They bring their real selves, and their emotional lives to the office everyday.
0:27 And they support each other.
0:30 Sam loves his company and he wants it to be all that it can be.
0:35 So does the CEO who is always calling Sam with helpful suggestions.
0:40 Memos, pay structures and team alignments are important,
0:44 But they’re not enough.
0:46 Sam knows the challenges they face
0:48 are more systemic, cultural and deeply human.
0:52 One day Sam travelled to a conference in Vancouver
0:55 where he discovered a book
0:57 on emotional intelligence.
0:59 Which he began to read immediately
1:01 and he loved it.
1:03 He had an idea.
1:05 He wondered if emotional intelligence skills
1:07 could explain why some managers
1:09 and some teams
1:11 did better than others.
1:13 So Sam decided to learn how to assess
1:15 and develop emotional intelligence, or EI.
1:19 He found a company that specialized in EI
1:21 and EI certification.
1:23 He got an assessment for himself
1:25 and learned how he could work on his own emotional operating system.
1:29 And most importantly, he got
1:31 He got certified to administer the assessment to others
1:36 He went back to his company and began working with managers who
1:39 wanted help with their leadership skills.
1:41 The CEO was intrigued and volunteered to go first.
1:45 Pretty soon, everyone wanted an assessment.
1:49 The impact was noticed.
1:51 The culture was shifting.
1:53 Sales went up, customer retention went up.
1:56 People were engaged.
1:58 Deadlines were getting met.
2:00 Communication and teamwork improved.
2:03 And Sam? Well Sam was happy.
We’ve been accredited by ICF to provide CCE units to our certification course participants for some time now. There has been a small change to the way we provide the units:
- 9.25 Core Competency Credits,
- 6.27 Resource Credits (second day), and
- 6.25 Resource Credits (third day).
We meet up on a regular basis in the cities where we work. On the first day of our Certification Courses, we meet with colleagues and folks for an informal gathering, usually in the hotel lounge. Track us down in 2016 and let us know what you’re up to!
We’ve posted our new dates for EQ Certifications in Vancouver, Ottawa, Calgary and Toronto. You can find the new dates here. We’ve updated some of the store items with these dates and the rest will be updated very soon.
We’ve added an EQ-i 2.0 Certification course to our calendar this fall. We’ll be in Winnipeg on September 14, 15 and 16 to deliver our two day certification and the optional third day.