Getting Personal: Emotional Intelligence Skills Make a Real Difference
- A “Foundations of EQ” class that explained fundamental concepts and explored the core behaviors that lead to EQ success.
- An EQ 360 assessment in which leaders assessed their own skills as well as the skills of their managers, colleagues and direct reports.
- Individual coaching based on each participant’s assessment results.
- Customized training in response to the strengths and skill gaps discovered in the aggregated assessment results.
- 85% said it was the best combination of training and development they had ever received.
- 87% agreed that they gained knowledge and skills they can use on their job.
- 85% agreed that they would use the knowledge and skills in their personal lives.
- 87% were satisfied or very satisfied with the investment of time and effort in the training.
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