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Develop the tools, skills and mindset
to lead with confidence

Today's workplaces need leaders that have a strong understanding of themselves and others.

Through developing emotional intelligence and creating an "above the line" mindset, leaders develop the confidence to lead teams through complex and ever-changing environments.

This training programme has been created specifically for team leaders from diverse backgrounds and with a variety of learning styles in mind.

The programme offers personalised support for each participant to address the unique challenges they face.

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Next training begins November 2021!
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TalentSmart tested emotional intelligence alongside 33 other important workplace skills and found that Emotional Intelligence was the strongest predictor of performance.

Effective leaders are great communicators. They can view situations from multiple points of view and they build strong relationships based on respect and trust.

The best news is that: Emotional intelligence is a learnable skill!


Programme Aims:

Participants completing this programme will develop the skills, tools and confidence to lead themselves and others more effectively. 


Specifically, they will learn:

  • Self-awareness: the foundation of emotional intelligence and self-leadership

  • Self-management: understand and manage your emotions to achieve results

  • Social awareness: grow your skills to connect and engage at all levels

  • Relationship management: to build trust, influence others, and lead high-performing teams.

Learning Outcomes:


By the end of the training, you will:

  • Understand the importance of emotional intelligence in the workplace.

  • Increase self-awareness of strengths and areas to improve (values, motivations, behaviours, and triggers).

  • Develop a toolkit of strategies that can be used to manage emotions and be more resilient.

  • Understand how to motivate and impact others through appreciation and empathy.

  • Enhance communication skills and teamwork.

  • Develop a positive mindset focused on growth, learning, and curiosity

  • Understand and enhance the skills of delegation, communication and resolving conflict.

  • Increase confidence to handle a variety of situations leading to improved levels of job satisfaction and overall wellbeing at work.

This programme was initially developed in partnership with the Workplace Design research programme at DairyNZ.

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According to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report, emotional intelligence and people management are two of the top 10 job skills required in 2020 and beyond.



  • Bite-sized daily learning via a smartphone app

  • Peer to Peer workshops - both face-to-face and online.

  • Personalised coaching to help you apply the learning to your unique situation

  • 360 feedback survey to assess your strengths and development areas.  

  • Regular support throughout the programme

All participants receive a certificate at the end of the programme to demonstrate the completion of the learning.




  • This programme is due to start in November and end January 27, 2022 (3 months)

  • The pre-workshop is planned for 27 October 2021

  • The time commitment involves:

    • 10 -15 mins of daily learning (Mon-Fri) via the app

    • five workshops/peer to peer interactions (every fortnight - 1.5hrs each)

    • short assignment tasks to capture reflections and key learning points and

    • three sessions of coaching to apply the learning to your particular situation.

Small size group: approximately12 participants only

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"I definitely recommend this course. A life changer!"

Participant feedback, 2021


Workshop content:

  • an introduction to the importance of Emotional Intelligence

  • understanding and managing yourself

  • dealing effectively with others - communication, coaching your team, giving feedback, dealing effectively with conflict resolution

  • delegation

  • case studies and peer-to-peer interaction to share experiences and learn from each other.

Are you the right fit?

To get the most out of this programme, participants should:

  • be currently leading a team

  • have had little or no leadership training in the past

  • be able to navigate technology (both online and smartphone)

  • open to learning and want to develop your leadership mindset, skills and confidence

  • committed to completing the programme*

* To complete the course successfully takes around 15 minutes of daily learning (Mon-Fri) over a 3 month period plus 5 short assignments (approx 30 minutes each).

Participants are encouraged to keep up with the course by completing the daily bite-sized learning lessons which will aid retention and recall and make learning more manageable.

Participant feedback 2020/2021:


The programme has been trialed in the primary sector (Dairy and Horticulture) and here's a snapshot of what people have said about it:

"I think everyone should do this training. I have gained so much which has benefitted me greatly both personally and at work. I think this training is especially important for dairy farming, the training has allowed me to better deal with the pressures of farming and working in a diverse workplace."

"For people who have never encountered any of these learnings before it will be very beneficial to their career progression."

"This course improves you as a person."

Dairy Farmer

"This training has opened my eyes to how we interact with others and the more people who know and understand how we and others work will improve our lives."

Participant feedback, 2021


For more information or to register:


Contact - John Greer

mobile: 021 414 287

This programme is developed and facilitated by:

Emerge and Transform Coaching