Using emotional intelligence as a development medium in personal and small group coaching
Original class date: June 9, 2008
Ben is the founder and CEO of Genos an organization that designs and distributes emotional intelligence assessment and development products. Formed in 2002, Ben together with his team has grown Genos to be recognized in the top 100 fastest growing businesses in Australia. Ben is also a widely recognized academic expert on emotional intelligence. He has an extensive publication list in the area, has been invited to contribute chapters to books and guest edit special issues of journals on the topic. In August 2004 he was made a member of the prestigious Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence. His research has also attracted considerable attention locally witnessed by awards such as the Richard Pratt Scholarship, an Australian Postgraduate Award, and a PhD Thesis-Excellence award. Outside of work, Ben enjoys wine-tasting, political discussions and traveling
Feelings are a defining centerpiece of human life. They influence our thoughts and the decisions we make, facilitate our behavior and drive our performance. Feelings also provide a window to our values, readiness for change and level of psychological maturity. These and other valuable attributes of feelings have no doubt contributed to the popularity of emotional intelligence as a development medium in personal and small group coaching. In this teleclass Dr Benjamin Palmer, an internationally recognized expert in the area, will share his research and insights on using emotional intelligence in coaching to enhance individual’s self-awareness, decision-making, interpersonal relationships, professional success and life satisfaction. As a part of the teleclass a handout will be circulated prior and discussed to help you: 1) Evaluate the value of emotional intelligence as a development medium in your coaching work; 2) Develop your coaching tool kit; and 3) Apply a powerful five-step emotional intelligence development model with your coaching clients.
1.0 Other Tools and Skills