Articles by The Emotional Intelligence Training Company

Emotional intelligence and gender based violence

Sixteen days against gender violence: Status of Women Canada

I just had lunch with a colleague who just returned from a country, which shall remain nameless, where she was invited to discuss leadership development…

Emotionally intelligent features of the Bechdel Test

Famous Allison Bechdel comic strip reference the test.

Wow, what a couple of weeks for the Bechdel Test. I heard an interview last week on the radio with a Swedish Film officionado and…

The Emotional Intelligence of Physicians

Surgeons lean over a patient on the operating table.

When I told friends and colleagues I was going to be spending two days last week teaching an Emotional Intelligence course to physicians, almost without…

Culture eats strategy

Culture eats strategy for breakfast peter drucker.

The full quotation is, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast” and comes from the great Peter Drucker, considered to be the ‘father of contemporary management theory.’…

Talking, thinking, practicing: how to focus on emotional intelligence

A guy reads his post it notes on his project board.

Social and emotional intelligence skills are critical to success at work. And life. We live by this here at EITC. And due to a a…

David Cory stands in front of a class of engineers at the University of Calgary, working through some EI trainings.

Emotional Intelligence at the Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary

Thank you to the University of Calgary’s Schulich School of Engineering for inviting me in to provide EI training to students. And also kudos. In very progressive fashion, the School of Engineering is offering future engineers more than technical training. They are preparing engineering students for the complex, human world of the modern workplace through…
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Keeping in touch

Wow, so much for contributing to my blog on a regular basis! I got some great advice from a seasoned blogger who said to keep it short and sweet. So I will. Projects since I last wrote include a chilly trip to Ottawa for a certification course and two sessions with my nurse friends. I…
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EITC Update

Wow, a lot has happened since my last blog post! New website, new year, new ideas, new projects, and a new life in Calgary, Alberta. Wait, what? Why would someone move from Vancouver to Calgary? It’s not that Calgary is not a great city. It is a great city in its own right, but compared…
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Emotional Intelligence resources

Leaders with Emotional Intelligence – published in the Art of Leadership Magazine, Spring 2013 (PDF)

Leading with Emotional Intelligence – presented at the ASEAN World HR Congress, Kuala Lumpur, 2010 

Coaching Leaders – published in the Vancouver Board of Trade periodical, “Sounding Board” (PDF)

Return on investment reports

There are two very interesting reports with research on the measurable impact of EI development in organizations:

  1. ROI and Emotional Intelligence (PDF)
  2. Leadership and emotional intelligence: driving ROI and performance (PDF)