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  1. 1. Emotional Intelligence - The EQ-i 2.0 by Multi-Health Systems: A Valuable Tool For Legal Services Providers & Firms Introduction & Overview by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions, Certified EQ-i 2.0 Administrator EQ-i 2.0 Model and certain content provided courtesy of Multi-Health Systems Inc. (MHS) and The EQ-Edge: Emotional Intelligence and Your Success, 3rd Ed., 2011, by Steven J. Stein, PhD & Howard E. Book, MD Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com
  2. 2. What is Emotional Intelligence? <ul><li>Emotional and social skills that collectively establish how well we: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Perceive and express ourselves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop and maintain social relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cope with challenges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use emotional information in an effective and meaningful way </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Emotional intelligence (EI) as defined and applied in the Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i 2.0) “reflects one’s overall well-being and ability to succeed in life.” </li></ul>Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com
  3. 3. The EQ-i 2.0 Model Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com
  4. 4. What is the EQ-i 2.0 ? <ul><li>A way to accurately assess strengths and blind spots: Assessment completed on-line usually in less than 20 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>A predictable way to measures current level of emotional and social functioning: receive feedback on your results from a Certified Administrator </li></ul><ul><li>A vehicle for developing effectiveness in order to improve performance: Develop a customized action plan with a qualified professional in order to ensure you are focusing on the right development needs </li></ul>Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com
  5. 5. EQ-i 2.0 Total EQ <ul><li>Success in coping with environmental demands </li></ul><ul><li>A snapshot of overall well-being </li></ul><ul><li>Made up of 5 general areas – “realms” </li></ul><ul><li>5 composite scales break into 15 subsections or subscales </li></ul>Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com
  6. 6. What Does The EQ-i 2.0 Measure? <ul><li>Five distinct aspects of emotional and social functioning: </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Perception – understanding your emotions – know and manage yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Expression – expressing your emotions </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal – develop and maintain relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Decision Making – use emotions to make better decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Stress Management – cope with challenges </li></ul>Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com
  7. 7. Self-Perception <ul><li>Concerns your ability to know and manage yourself. The “inner self”. How in touch with your feelings you are, how good you feel about yourself, and about what you are doing in life. Aware of feelings, feel strong, and confidence in pursuing goals. </li></ul><ul><li>Embraces the following subscales: </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Regard – confidence & feel good about me </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Actualization – continuous development & pursuit of meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional Self-Awareness – understanding my emotions & impact on me and others </li></ul>Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com
  8. 8. Self - Expression <ul><li>Deals with the way you face the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Includes the following subscales: </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional Expression – saying how you feel and also expressing it non-verbally </li></ul><ul><li>Assertiveness – standing up for yourself effectively & constructively </li></ul><ul><li>Independence – self-directed and self-controlled & standing on your own two feet </li></ul>Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com
  9. 9. Interpersonal <ul><li>“ People skills” – ability to interact and get along </li></ul><ul><li>Consists of the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal Relationships – developing and maintaining good relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Empathy – recognizing and appreciating how others feel </li></ul><ul><li>Social Responsibility – contributing to society </li></ul>Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com
  10. 10. Decision Making <ul><li>Use emotions in best way to solve problems & make optimal choices </li></ul><ul><li>Consists of the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Solving – effectively managing emotions when solving problems </li></ul><ul><li>Reality Testing – seeing things as they really are </li></ul><ul><li>Impulse Control – ability to resist or delay impulses </li></ul>Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com
  11. 11. Stress Management <ul><li>Ability to be flexible, tolerate stress, and control impulses. </li></ul><ul><li>Consists of the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility – adapting to change effectively </li></ul><ul><li>Stress Tolerance – successfully coping with stressful situations </li></ul><ul><li>Optimism – having a positive outlook </li></ul>Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com
  12. 12. Happiness <ul><li>Feeling satisfied, enjoying life </li></ul><ul><li>An indicator of overall well-being </li></ul><ul><li>Experience “zest” & enthusiasm in activities </li></ul><ul><li>Not included in overall EQ-i 2.0 results </li></ul><ul><li>Impacts overall EQ-i 2.0 , closely linked to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Self-Regard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optimism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpersonal Relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self-Actualization </li></ul></ul>Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com
  13. 13. Why is EI Important? <ul><li>EI is not the sole predictor of human performance and development potential, </li></ul><ul><li>BUT it is proven to be a key indicator in those areas. </li></ul><ul><li>EI is not static… </li></ul><ul><li>EI can be developed in targeted areas </li></ul>Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com
  14. 14. Applying EQ-i 2.0 <ul><li>There are many ways the EQ-i 2.0 can be used in the legal services environment: </li></ul><ul><li>Selection – new hires & leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Awareness – career self-management </li></ul><ul><li>Succession Planning – the future of the firm </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership Development - </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Coaching – growth challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Team Effectiveness – strategic work management </li></ul>Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com
  15. 15. EI & EQ-i 2.0 – Important for Lawyers and Law Firms? <ul><li>At least 2 BIG REASONS Stick Out Right Now! </li></ul><ul><li>1. Recruitment and Retention </li></ul><ul><li>2. Employee Development </li></ul>Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com
  16. 16. EI & EQ-i 2.0 – Important for Lawyers and Law Firms? <ul><li>Recruitment & Retention </li></ul><ul><li>- Certified EQ-i 2.0 professionals, or other qualified personnel, using the EQ-i 2.0 as a screening tool in hiring, can assist firms in the selection of “. . . emotionally intelligent, emotionally healthy, and the most-likely successful employees.” </li></ul><ul><li>- When linked with interviews, and other sources of information, the EQ-i 2.0 can increase the reliability and efficiency of the recruitment process. </li></ul><ul><li>- Sound recruiting processes can lead to higher retention rates and reduced turnover, which results in costs savings, improved employee effectiveness, and increased morale. </li></ul>Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com
  17. 17. EI & EQ-i 2.0 – Important for Lawyers and Law Firms? <ul><li>Employee Development </li></ul><ul><li>- The EQ-i 2.0 measures the interaction between a person and his or her environment. </li></ul><ul><li>- Assessing and evaluating a person’s EI can help to identify needs for targeted development programs and measures. </li></ul><ul><li>- The results of targeted development programs can increase individual performance, interpersonal relations, and leader potential. </li></ul>Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com
  18. 18. EI & EQ-i 2.0 – Important for Lawyers and Law Firms? <ul><li>Emotionally intelligent lawyers will: </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of their feelings, feel strong, and have confidence in pursuing life’s goals </li></ul><ul><li>Remain self-directed and openly expressive of thoughts and feelings in constructive and socially acceptable ways </li></ul><ul><li>Inspire trust, understand, interact with and relate well to others in a variety of situations, including teams </li></ul><ul><li>Grasp problems and devise effective solutions, deal effectively with situations, and manage impulses that may disrupt decision making </li></ul><ul><li>And….. </li></ul>Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com
  19. 19. EI & EQ-i 2.0 – Important for Lawyers and Law Firms? <ul><li>The final summary point is that emotionally intelligent lawyers will: </li></ul><ul><li>Remain calm and focused, change direction or belief when presented with new evidence, demonstrate resilience, maintain a positive attitude, and constructively withstand adverse events and conflicting emotions without caving in. </li></ul>Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com
  20. 20. Questions about EI….. <ul><li>The question is not: </li></ul><ul><li>Should I want to be an emotionally intelligent lawyer? </li></ul><ul><li>But, </li></ul><ul><li>How do I start……? </li></ul>Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com
  21. 21. Conclusion & Thank You! <ul><li>This presentation has provided just a brief introduction and overview of Emotional Intelligence as defined and assessed by the EQ-i 2.0, published by Multi-Health Systems. </li></ul><ul><li>Please check out another source of information used here: The EQ-Edge: Emotional Intelligence and Your Success , 3 rd Ed., 2011, by Steven J. Stein, PhD & Howard E. Book, MD, a practical and usable guide to what EI is all about. See also www.mhs.com/ei . </li></ul><ul><li>Adlitem Solutions, through its lead consultant, a lawyer with 20+ years of experience and an MS degree in applied behavioral science, offers customized, partnership-based organization development solutions, including EQ-i 2.0 assessments and related development planning & coaching, and other interventions designed to increase and enhance individual lawyer and law firm effectiveness. </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you very much. Col.3.23. </li></ul><ul><li>Dan DeFoe, JD MS </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Certified EQ-i 2.0 Administrator </li></ul>Copyright 2011 by Dan DeFoe JD MS - Adlitem Solutions | www.adlitemsolutions.com | dan@adlitemsolutions.com

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