Food for Thought is a Chamber program that will influence motivation, learning and inspiration. During a relaxed lunchtime event you'll learn from thought-provoking speakers and take the insight and skills they present back to your workplace and every day life.
Emotional intelligence (EI):
A new predictor of performance, leadership and excellence in business
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018
7:30 to 9 a.m.
Emotional intelligence, also referred to as EI, is a buzzword you’ve probably heard tossed around, especially with regard to its impact on business. It’s worth paying attention to as hiring for – and enhancing – this predictor in employees and leaders is a crucial element of a business’s success. In fact, EI is a better predictor of employee performance, leadership and excellence than skills, education or even intelligence.
Speaker: Dr. Janet Reilly is an associate professor of nursing in the College of Health, Education and Social Welfare at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, and chairs the graduate program for nurses in Leadership and Management in Health Systems. In addition, Dr. Reilly has co-owned and co-managed a dental health clinic for 36 years.