Thrive at work with Emotional Intelligence
Learn 10 critical skills for relationship success
We’re facing a new world of work requiring a greater emphasis on strong interpersonal skills. Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is becoming essential for leadership excellence, organizational development, recruitment and retention, product innovation, and customer experience.
This keynote talk by world-renowned expert Dr. Martyn Newman will explain the science and benefits to having strong EQ. Dr. Newman will introduce you to essential EQ skills and explain why they’re critical for success in the workplace.
No matter what stage you’re at in your career, attend this insightful session and you’ll gain practical tools and techniques for applying EQ to your personal and professional lives, and learn how to cultivate an EQ culture within your organization.
This event is presented in partnership with the UBC Sauder School of Business.
Tracey Gurton — Lecturer, UBC Sauder School of Business
Dr. Martyn Newman (he/him) — Clinical Psychologist; Executive Chairman, RocheMartin Group
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
5:00pm: Doors open and registration begins
5:30pm: Welcome and program starts
Newmont Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre
162 West 1st Avenue
V5Y 1A4 – map
Open to all UBC alumni and friends. Registration is required.
UBC alumni: $15
UBC community: $25
Light refreshments will be provided.REGISTER NOW
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Tracey Gurton is a popular lecturer at UBC Sauder. Her areas of specialization include organizational culture, high-performing teams, emotional intelligence, and change management. Recognized for two decades of outstanding teaching and organizational citizenship, she is known for her enthusiastic and engaging style. In 2020, she received a Special Service Award from Sauder for the school’s exceptional transition to virtual classroom education during its COVID-19 response. In Sauder’s top-rated business degree program, she and her colleagues launched a new course entitled Values, Ethics, and Community, which has received high praise. This year, she is the recipient of a UBC Killam Prize for Excellence in Teaching.
Dr. Martyn Newman
Dr. Martyn Newman (PhD) is a clinical and corporate psychologist with an international reputation as an expert in emotional intelligence (EQ) leadership and mindfulness. He has held senior academic positions at leading universities in Australia and Europe, and has helped thousands of executives improve their leadership effectiveness. He is the author of the best-selling book Emotional Capitalists: The Ultimate Guide to Developing Emotional Intelligence for Leaders and more recently The Mindfulness Book. He also wrote the Emotional Capital Report (ECR), the international benchmark for measuring EQ and leadership performance.
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