FREE WEBINAR: Building Real Emotional Intelligence for Virtual Teams

HRDQ Webinars
Monday, November 18, 2013
11 am – 12 pm ET
Presented by Marcia Hughes

Once the wave of the future, today’s organizations now embrace the benefits of a virtual workforce. But as if interpersonal relationships and teamwork aren’t already tough enough, virtual teams face unique challenges, including the absence of nonverbal cues, delayed communication, language barriers, and cultural differences.

These issues can have a significant impact on organizations, from decreased productivity and higher turnover to missed creative opportunities and a lack of trust. But no matter how big the challenge, virtual teams are here to stay. So how can you set the stage for success?

Research shows that emotional intelligence is a key driver of individual and team performance – and this is equally true for virtual teams. The key is to provide them with a practical framework for measuring and improving emotional intelligence skills. Join author and expert Marcia Hughes for an hour-long webinar that will show you how virtual teams can develop vital skills such as emotional awareness, stress tolerance, motivation, communication, conflict resolution, and more.

What You Will Learn:

Team Emotional and Social Intelligence

Marcia Hughes is the co-author of Team Emotional and Social Intelligence – a unique set of tools for determining and developing a team’s emotional effectiveness in seven dimensions that are a prerequisite for high performance.

  • The unique challenges teams face in the virtual workplace
  • Why emotional and social intelligence is important for virtual team success
  • The clear roles and responsibilities of virtual team members
  • Seven scales that measure a team’s strengths and potential trouble spots
  • How to create an action plan to support the development of emotional intelligence for virtual teams

Who Should Attend:

  • Team Leaders
  • Team Members
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Human Resources Specialists
  • Trainers
  • OD Professionals

About the Presenter:

Marcia HughesThe president of Collaborative Growth, LLC, Marcia Hughes serves as a strategic communications partner for teams and their leaders. She presents her expertise in emotional intelligence through her consulting, keynote sessions, and program facilitation. She is co-author of Team Emotional & Social Intelligence, which includes the TESI® Short, A Coach’s Guide to Emotional Intelligence, The Emotionally Intelligent Team, and Emotional Intelligence in Action as well as the Team Emotional & Social Intelligence Survey™ (TESI®). Marcia is also the author of Life’s 2% Solution. She is a certified trainer in the Bar-On EQ-i ®and EQ 360® and provides train-the-trainer facilitation and coaching in powerful EQ delivery.

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