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    Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

    Date: April 23, 2015, 11:00am – 12:00pm
    Margie Watson -
    Green Island Country Club, 6501 Standing Boy Road, Columbus, GA 31904
    Free to Members, $25 for Non-Members (includes Lunch)
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    Presenter:  Cathy Alford, MA, ACC, Director of LifeWorks Resource Group

    Cathy is an Executive Coach and is credentialed with ICF — The International Coach Federation. She partners with her clients to identify individual strengths, team dynamics, and growth opportunities for intentional and engaged living.

    She is Director of LifeWorks Resource Group, a coaching and counseling center, located in Columbus, Georgia. As an adjunct faculty member at Columbus State University, Cathy teaches coach training as part of the Master of Science Organizational Leadership program. She is a contributing author in the book, Inspired Women Succeed and the author of If Only We Could Talk: 3 Simple Steps to Parent-­Teen Conversations.

    Cathy is a recognized leader, experienced sales director, credentialed life coach, and former corporate trainer who has great passion for helping others find their uniqueness through self-discovery and personal development. She has received numerous awards for outstanding leadership. Through a variety of personal and professional life experiences as well as continued education, she brings a down-to-earth and practical approach to adult learning and self-discovery. Her passion is to see individuals intentionally using their strengths and teams more actively engaged through team development.

    Research shows while strong intellect [IQ] and experience get individuals into professional positions–EQ is the difference between those who excel and those who underachieve. The ability to recognize and understand emotions in yourself and others affects how we manage behavior, navigate social complexities, and make personal decisions that achieve positive results. This workshop gives an overview of the four components of EQ:
    • Self-Awareness
    • Self-Management
    • Social-Awareness
    • Social- Management


    • Welcome; Goals & Expectations for the Workshop
    • Introduction of Emotional Intelligence through the use of video or storytelling
    • Activity: each participant takes the EQ Assessment (assessment provided)
    • Lecture and Facilitation of EQ: Four components of EQ
    • Activity: Reflection exercise
    • Wrap-up: What are the key take-aways?

    1 hour HRCI Credit and SHRM PDC approved.

    To register: CLICK HERE

    FREE for SHRM-Columbus Members, $25 for Non-Members (includes lunch)

    Non-Members: Pay by Credit Card:

    HRCI Pre Approved Seal small.jpgThe use of this seal is not an endorsement by theHR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR CertificationInstitute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.