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Emotional Intelligence: Don’t be a Sheldon

June 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am


“What really matters for success, character, happiness and lifelong achievements is a definite set of emotional skills – your EQ — not just purely cognitive abilities that are measured by conventional IQ tests.” — Daniel Goleman

What is Emotional Intelligence? It is the awareness of our emotions that drive our behavior, and how it impacts others (both positively and negatively), and then learning how to manage these emotions. Why is it important to have a high emotional intelligence?

Your Emotional Intelligence has a huge impact on your success as a leader. Research shows that people with strong emotional intelligence are more likely to succeed than those with high IQs or relevant experience. Therefore, Emotional Intelligence affects everything you do as you lead your team. Having a high Emotional Intelligence allows you to help drive yourself and your team to your highest success

Sheldon Cooper is the lead character in the hit TV show “Big Bang Theory.” A child prodigy, Sheldon is now a physicist at Cal Tech. Although, he has a high IQ, Sheldon has trouble dealing with social situations and relationships. Using references to Sheldon, this workshop will help you learn more about Emotional Intelligence, so you will avoid being a Sheldon.

Participants will:

Gain a better understanding of emotional intelligence
Learn the importance of emotional intelligence and success as a leader
Develop new strategies to increase your personal emotional intelligence
Beth Flynn is facilitating this workshop.


June 24, 2020
9:00 am
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OSU Leadership Center
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Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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