What you'll learn
- Define emotional intelligence and explain why it is so important for success in all sorts of relationships - whether personal or professional.
- Identify the four aspects that compose emotional intelligence.
- Increase their level of self-awareness by understanding their individual personalities and the impact they have on others.
- Manage their emotions to enhance their relationships with some practical strategies.
- Better understand others' personalities and increase their ability to empathize with those around them.
- Build better relationships with stronger communication and an enhanced ability to manage conflict.
There are no prerequisites for the course; however, you will have an easier time doing the homework if you print out the associated workbook ahead of time.
- Do you wish you had better relationships?
- Do you struggle to know what to do when conflict arises?
- Do you find yourself putting your foot in your mouth more than you care to admit?
- Do you want to be a better leader (or get promoted to a leadership position)?
This course will help you with all of those issues and more.Research shows that emotional intelligence is a necessary quality for being your best in your personal and professional relationships. In fact, studies have found that the majority of workplace success in leadership positions is linked to emotional intelligence. In personal relationships, emotional intelligence also contributes to happier and deeper connections.
Take this course and transform your relationships at home and at work by increasing your emotional intelligence. This course, which has 3 hours of video, is designed to take 21 days, and is presented in easily digested highly actionable lessons, with daily homework assignments, and a downloadable workbook. By the end of the course, you will have the tools to understand and manage your emotions, influence and motivate others, and experience deeper, more fulfilling relationships.
Who this course is for:
- This course is designed for anyone who could benefit from becoming more emotionally intelligent in order to enhance their relationships at work and at home.
- The course is also designed for students who are willing to do some homework. Emotional intelligence is best learned through practice, and so each lesson will have an assignment associated with it.
- Students who are open to experimenting with new behaviors will get the most benefit from the course.
About the instructor
Dr. Patricia Thompson is an award-winning psychologist, management consultant, coach, and author who is passionate about helping her clients to achieve happiness and fulfillment. For over 15 years, she has worked with all sorts of clients ranging from students to Fortune 500 CEOS, to cultivate their innate talents and achieve success.
Based on her passions and a strong sense of purpose, she founded Silver Lining Psychology to share her knowledge about how to use the science of positive psychology to transform her clients’ personal and professional lives. She also wrote The Consummate Leader: a Holistic Guide to Inspiring Growth in Others…and in Yourself to teach how a mind-body approach that is grounded in research leads to career success.
She has been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Thrive Global, CNN, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Investor’s Business Daily, iVillage, Tiny Buddha, Time, Inc., Monster, Career Builder, and a host of others sites, sharing her expertise to help others to live fulfilling lives and accomplish their goals. She was also named by MindBodyGreen and Athleta as one of 100 Women to Watch in Wellness.
On the way to earning her PhD in psychology, Dr. Thompson was educated at the University of Toronto, Georgia State University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Emory University’s School of Medicine. She has taught courses and facilitated seminars at the Wharton Business School, the University of Toronto, Emory University, Spelman College, Georgia State University, and various community organizations. She has also won awards from the American Psychological Association, the Southeastern Psychological Association, and the Georgia Psychological Association for excellence in research.