Add some EQ to your IQ!!


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Add some EQ to your IQ!!

  1. 1. ADD SOME EQ TO YOUR IQ!!! Presented by Tammy Dewar and Dave Whittington
  2. 2. Today we are going to: <ul><li>Learn what modern brain science says about emotional intelligence. </li></ul><ul><li>Assess your own level of emotional intelligence. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop simple techniques for developing your emotional intelligence. </li></ul><ul><li>Share insights and experiences with other high tech leaders. </li></ul><ul><li>If you would like a copy of the slides we use, leave us your business card. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Emotional intelligence is … <ul><li>a distinct combination of emotional, personal, and interpersonal skills that influence our overall capacity to cope effectively with life and works demands. (Stein and Book, 2006) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Triune Brain Neocortex Limbic System Brain Stem Creative Commons Image courtesy of Patrick J. Lynch, medical illustrator; C. Carl Jaffe, MD, cardiologist.
  5. 5. Modern mass media has become adept at triggering all parts of the triune brain <ul><li>http:// =v7fTeT3g1AA </li></ul>
  6. 6. Business Case for EQ <ul><li>HBR researchers Porath and Pearson note that people on the receiving end of rudeness: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>38% decreased their work quality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>48% decreased their work effort </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>47% decreased time at work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>63% lost time avoiding the rude person </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>66% said performance declined </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>78% said their commitment to the organization declined </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. More on the business case … <ul><li>Emotionally intelligent partners in a consulting firm delivered $1.2 million more profit than did other partners. (Boyatzis, 1999) </li></ul><ul><li>New salesmen at Met Life who scored high on a test of learned optimism sold 37% more life insurance in their first 2 years than pessimists. (Seligman, 1990) </li></ul><ul><li>The Hay Group found that technical programmers who demonstrated the top 10 percent of emotional intelligence competencies were developing software three times faster than those with lower competency. </li></ul>
  8. 8. EQ Self Assessment <ul><li>Take out cards #1 - #20 </li></ul><ul><li>Read through the cards and sort them into two piles: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cards that you live and breathe consistently and consider a strength </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cards that you live inconsistently, or had not considered, or don’t really understand ;) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. A group assessment … <ul><li>Take your strengths pile and sort it into the 4 colors (blue – self awareness; red – self management; purple – social awareness; green – relationship management) </li></ul><ul><li>Go stand in the quadrant in which you have most cards </li></ul><ul><li>If you have a tie, go to the quadrant with the least amount of people </li></ul>
  10. 10. In your quadrant <ul><li>Share your cards and find at least one concrete example for each person of one of the cards </li></ul><ul><li>As a group, come up with an explanation/definition of your quadrant </li></ul>
  11. 11. In your teams <ul><li>Using the extra deck provided, divide cards #1 – 20 into the four colours. Each person take one colour (based on what your strengths are). </li></ul><ul><li>When watching the video clip, each person will flip through their cards and decide which cards apply. </li></ul><ul><li>Each table will have 2 minutes following a video clip for a discussion. We’ll then debrief as a whole group. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Applying to real situations <ul><li>Add cards #21 – 40 to your mix. These are EQ strategy cards that help people develop their EQ. </li></ul><ul><li>Read through the scenarios provided and following the same process as watching the video clips, choose assessment and strategy cards that you would recommend if you were coaching this individual (again, feel free to add your own). Choose 2-6 cards for each scenario. </li></ul><ul><li>Write the scenario number and your cards chosen on flip chart paper. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Summary <ul><li>At your tables, create an elevator speech to describe your learning on EQ. </li></ul>
  14. 14. A Short Infomercial!!! <ul><li>We can bring this EQ seminar (and/or a host of other topics!) to your organization in either a half day or full day format. Email or call 250 213-6239. </li></ul><ul><li>If you would like a copy of the slides we used, leave us your business card. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Upcoming Seminars <ul><li>Client Appreciation Seminars will be held approximately 4 times a year – watch for one in June </li></ul><ul><li>Please hand in your badges!!!! </li></ul>