Boosting Your Emotional Intelligence at UNH

Boosting Your Emotional Intelligence

The most accurate predictor of success at work isn't IQ, it's emotional intelligence, or EQ - the capacity to understand one's self and others and apply that understanding to accomplish important goals.

In this workshop, you'll learn the components of emotional intelligence and how to:

  • operate with greater self-discipline, resourcefulness and motivation
  • engage and inspire others more effectively to get desired results
  • lead from a place of enhanced self-awareness, flexibility and confidence
  • manage difficult people and emotionally charged situations with enhanced dexterity 

Participants will leave with a personalized action plan for increasing their EQ and how to leverage it to gain influence.

Instructor Bios


Boosting Your Emotional Intelligence

  • Amy Wood

    Amy Wood

    Amy Wood, Psy.D., is a psychologist based in Maine, who--through psychotherapy, executive coaching, mediation, and training--has helped numerous adults from all walks of life and work to articulate and accomplish their own versions of success. In addition to her doctorate, she is a certified coach by the College of Executive Coaching and a certified mediator. She is author of "Life Your Way: Refresh Your Approach to Success and Breathe Easier in a Fast-paced World," an award-winning personal improvement book that surpasses quick-fix self-help rhetoric with a sustainable program for adapting to our perpetually hectic age. She has been accepted into the prestigious National Speakers Assn., writes the weekly blog "Living Smart" for MaineToday.com, and is often called on for her expert opinion by media ranging from local newspapers to "Parade Magazine."

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