Successful leadership is often dependent on striking the right balance between focusing on tasks and focusing on relationships. Many leaders often lost sight of this balance, resulting in lower levels of employee engagement, job satisfaction, and retention. Leaders who seek to improve their self-awareness and confidence, manage their disturbing emotions and impulses, and increase their empathy are likely to experience benefits not just in improved behavior but also in measurable performance outcomes.
Harvard Business Review hailed emotional intelligence (EI) as "a ground-breaking, paradigm-shattering idea," one of the most influential business ideas of the decade. Today, organizations worldwide are finding that individuals identified at mid-career as having leadership potential were far stronger in EI competencies than were their less-promising peers.
This program will utilize the Emotional and Social Competency Instrument, a proven 360-degree assessment tool which is used by thousands of managers in hundreds of organizations around the globe. Participants will receive feedback, including verbatim comments from their managers, peers, direct reports, and others. We will need one month prior to the session to gather and analyze the information contained in this report.
Registration is free for SUNY Buffalo State employees. Cost for non-SUNY Buffalo State employees for each workshop is $750. Price includes all conference materials, assessments, parking, lunch, and refreshments. Because of the interactive nature of this program, registration is limited to the first 20 participants.
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