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WORKSHOP: How to become an Emotionally Intelligent Leader

29th May 2019 | 09:00 - 12:00 Workshop

Event description

At the heart of good management and great leadership is the ability to be aware of how we feel, choose our reactions, read the emotions and motivations of others and tune into the feelings and culture of a team. By understanding the four core elements of Emotional Intelligence (often called EQ), attendees will gain insights into how to develop the skills to perform at a higher level in every area of business and life.This workshop will demystify the concept of emotional intelligence and provide you with business and life tools to become a more emotionally intelligent leader and people manager.

What will I Learn

  • The four elements of Emotional Intelligence.
  • How our neuroscience affects our behaviour.
  • The trust equation.
  • How we can manage our emotions without suppressing them.
  • The behaviours that cause other people to trust us (or not!).
  • What really motivates people and how to tap into that.

Who should attend?

Directors, Leaders and Business Owners.

About the speaker

Sophie Bennett

Sophie Bennett is a bestselling author and speaker. Her background is elite sport, followed by journalism and business. Formerly interim head of content and global sales information for Dell, she has a lifelong fascination with what drives us towards peak performance. Her most recent book explores what really motivates us, and why motivation matters more than talent. She has also ghost written bestsellers on management and the impact of technology (blockchain, AI and Machine Learning). Sophie speaks on peak performance, personal branding, motivation & leadership and the future of work. Her clients include Accountex, Cambridge University, ACCA and Cranfield School of Management.


The Growth Hub University of Gloucestershire Oxstalls Lane Gloucester GL2 9HW

Event organised by


The Growth Hub, Gloucester

The Growth Hub is based at the University of Gloucestershire’s Oxstalls Campus in Gloucester. Partnered with both the University and GFirst LEP, The Growth Hub is here to help every Gloucestershire business grow.

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