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Developing emotional intelligence for better business relationships

Date: 9th May 2018

Time: 08:00 - 11:00

Location:
Law Society of Scotland
Atria One
144 Morrison Street
Edinburgh, EH3 8EX Scotland

According to The Centre for Creative Leadership (one of the top five executive education bodies in the world) the primary cause for career derailment amongst senior executives is lack of Emotional Intelligence. Decades of research have also revealed that Emotional Intelligence is the reason why people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. Further studies of 500 organisations worldwide indicated that people who score the highest in Emotional Intelligence measures are more likely to be star performers and rise to the top of an organisation.

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2.5 hours verifiable CPD

According to The Centre for Creative Leadership (one of the top five executive education bodies in the world) the primary cause for career derailment amongst senior executives is lack of Emotional Intelligence. Decades of research have also revealed that Emotional Intelligence is the reason why people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. Further studies of 500 organisations worldwide indicated that people who score the highest in Emotional Intelligence measures are more likely to be star performers and rise to the top of an organisation.

This session will be led by Russell Borland and Thomas Chalmers, Partners of UK wide Coaching Consultancy, Leading Figures.

This workshop is for you if you:

  • have relationship issues at work
  • find it difficult to build relationships
  • want to improve your leadership effectiveness
Trainers

Russell is an Executive Coach working primarily in the legal, finance and professional services arena. Coaching assignments have ranged from helping individuals take the ‘step up’ to a senior leadership role in their organisation to working with teams/Partner groups in order to increase their cohesion and effectiveness. Russell holds an ILM level 7 Diploma for Professional Executive Coaches and Leadership Mentors. He is also accredited to use the Myers Briggs (MBTI) psychometric analysis to help clients develop a greater level of insight into their personality and how relationships with others can be enhanced.

Russell was previously at Hymans Robertson LLP for 20 years where he held a number of senior leadership positions including firm-wide Managing Partner. Investing in people and their development was a particular focus in such roles. Outside coaching his interests include his family, reading and the occasional travel trip.

Russell is a Partner in Leading Figures alongside Thomas Chalmers. Their clients include The Chartered Banker Institute, The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland (ICAS).

Thomas is an Executive Coach specialising in the legal, finance and professional services sectors where he has supported a number of clients in developing their leadership capacity and growing their firm and/or practice. His experience spans clients from both The Law Society of Scotland and The Faculty of Advocates. As well as 1:1 executive coaching he has also supported many clients in securing Chair and non-executive roles and is engaged as a team coach at Board and Senior Management level, helping teams improve their effectiveness.

A Chartered Banker, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland and Coach U Graduate, his previous careers span 10 years in commercial banking followed by 14 years owner/partner of a multi-award winning seafood business. His interests include his family, marathon running, creative writing and psychology.

Thomas is a Partner in Leading Figures alongside Russell Borland. Their clients include The Chartered Banker Institute, The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland (ICAS).

  • 08:00 - 08:30

    Registration and refreshments
  • 08:30 - 08:45

    Welcome and introductions
  • The facilitators bring a coaching approach which is fluid and flexible, allowing the interactive conversations to focus and flow on those areas that are of most interest and relevance to the participants. However within this timeslot the following areas will be introduced and covered in line with a workbook that will be provided to all participants:


    • highlighting the relationship between Emotional Intelligence and effective leadership
    • exploring the five learnable components of Emotional Intelligence
    • introducing an Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire that will allow you to self-assess your emotional quotient in each of the five areas
    • helping you to think about how you might develop your emotional intelligence to build better relationships with both clients and colleagues

  • 10:00 - 11:00

    Refreshments, continuing the conversation and networking

Prices

prices exclude VAT

Member:
£130.00
 
New member:
£117.50
 
Non member:
£142.50
 
Unemployed member:
£105.00
 

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