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Leading with

Emotional Intelligence

Leadership requires
emotional management and people skills

No doubt, you’ve seen great managers in action and were blown away by their leadership qualities and their ability to connect with their team.

If there's one magic ingredient that makes leaders great - it's a high level of emotional intelligence (also known as emotional quotient or EQ).

A high level of emotional intelligence (AKA emotional quotient or EQ).

No matter your age or position within the business, it’s never too late to give your EQ a boost, and the research clearly shows that leaders with high EQ are more effective and leading high performing teams and enjoy more wellbeing and happiness at work.

Negative emotions at work

  • narrow our thinking

  • limit our interpretation of events

  • reduce linear conscious processing

  • cause reactionary behaviour (fight or flight)

  • make us shrink from opportunities

  • cause disengagement

  • are more easily triggered

  • result in reduced performance.

Positive emotions at work

  • more rational creative problem solving

  • openness to new ideas

  • willingness to try difficult things and develop new solutions

  • highly engaged behaviour

  • a less risk-averse mindset 

  • deeper thinking about issues

  • increased interest and learning.

Ready to discover your EQ and develop it?

 

Programme Details

The beauty of this programme is that it can be offered one to one, or to an entire team. Some organisations use it as a training programme and others as a mentoring programme for managers or team members on a one-to-one basis.

The core components of the Programme include:

Bite-sized Microlearning

10-15 mins of daily learning on Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Skills.

Bite-sized learning helps with retention and is easily incorporated into daily life.

Interactive and engaging, appealing to diverse learners.

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Peer to Peer Workshops
&
Group Coaching

These sessions enable learners to interact with peers and learn, discuss and share.

Topics include conflict resolution, resilience strategies, performance coaching and delegation. 

Case studies and small group discussions to embed learning.

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The Programme aims to:

  • Increase self-awareness

  • Develop techniques to manage emotions

  • Understand others with empathy and appreciation

  • Develop core skills: conflict resolution and delegation

  • Coach your team to increase performance

  • Develop personal resilience and adaptability

  • Increase leadership confidence

On completion of the programme you will:

  • Understand the importance of emotional intelligence in the workplace.

  • Increased 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.

  • Develop and enhance communication skills and teamwork.

  • Understand and enhance the skill of delegation, accountability, and resolving conflict.

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

 

The course is an excellent way to increase your knowledge and skills in emotional intelligence. The course is delivered in an engaging manner, with group sessions, EdApp lessons and coaching sessions from Sha. The knowledge gained through completing the course will improve your leadership skills and abilities to manage your relationships with others by giving you real-life tools and learning how to use them effectively.

 

Natalie

(Dairy Manager, Ashburton)

 

A fantastic Leadership program for companies and individuals to embark on. Gained personally more knowledge and skills to practice to be a better Leader. Plan to continue learning in this area...

Andrew

(Dairy Manager, Tasmania)

This course opened my eyes to how we interact with others because people who learn to understand emotional intelligence, inspire and motivate others. I had a great time doing this course and the team is wonderful, they were always there to help us out.

Amanda 

(Horticulture Employee, Nelson)

The information provided is beneficial for anyone, even if you are more senior or just starting your career. The teaching techniques are fabulous, going from group exercises to video conferences, presentations, apps, videos, and even one-to-one coaching!

Victor

(Horticulture Employee, Nelson)