Emotional Intelligence for Leaders RK

 Programme summary 

Emotional intelligence is defined as “a set of emotional and social skills that influence the way we perceive and express ourselves, develop and maintain social relationships, cope with challenges, and use emotional information in an effective and meaningful way.” EI reflects one’s overall well-being and ability to succeed at work, in career, and in social and personal life. Emotional Intelligence at Work and

Emotional Intelligence for Leadership are key indicators of high performance in the workplace. This course is an introduction to these components for employees using 5 key processes: self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills. These then are linked to how we lead teams.

Being self-aware in a leadership position also means having a clear picture of one’s strengths and weaknesses as a leader, motivations and drivers, and it is the entry point to behave with humility towards teams and staff.

Modules include:

  • Introduction to emotional intelligence to establish how well we perceive and express ourselves
  • develop and maintain social relationships
  • use emotions to make better choices and decisions
  • cope with challenges in life and work through increased EI
  • create strategies to create more EI
  • understand the brain and how the amygdala can hijack our rational thought; enable abilities to return to rational thought quicker
  • Identify approaches to act responsibly, augment social consciousness and show concern for the greater team and for colleagues, additionally what are my values as a leader will be covered – to ascertain what we protect when leading teams
  • holding oneself accountable, and staying calm
  • motivations and drivers as a leader.


Suitable for groups up to 10 participants in a leadership position.

 Learning outcomes 

Upon completion, participants know: how to describe themselves in terms of their emotions & values as a leader, understand what EI is and how it helps to remain calm to give self and others empathy, are aware of Carl Jung’s stance, know the thinking and brain processes, IQ vs. EI, difference between intelligence and thinking, dimensions of EI, social awareness, self-awareness, working with values, motivators and drivers, learning to drive learning to use the brain, social management dimensions, the negative and positive emotions of life, the amygdala and its hijacking ability, the ladder of inference, how to combine and use this information, development plan and wrap up.


  • Duration: 1 day +optional 1:1 coaching sessions or group follow up
  • Languages: EN, FR, ES, DE