Virtual Online Instructor Led Live Events

Join us for live, in-person learning opportunities on highly relevant topics. From assessment certification programs to our free webinar series, we are proud to offer high value, practical, relevant, up-to-date tools that you can apply right away in your workplace or practice.

Our team of facilitators has more than 50 years of combined experience in areas such as emotional intelligence, decision-making, change management, risk-management, facilitation, and so much more. Drawing on our real-world experience working with organizations of all sizes, these learning events give you the opportunity to learn from the experts in the comfort of your own home, office, or home office!

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Check out our currently scheduled sessions below. Want a webinar or other session on a topic thats not listed? Drop us a line HERE – we would love to hear from you!

Virtual Facilitation

September 9th, 2020

Curious about tried and true strategies for facilitating in a virtual environment? In this session we will discuss planning for success, trade tips and tricks, engaging your participants and leveraging technology. Whether it’s an online learning session or team meeting, you will come away with practical ideas to become more effective immediately. FREE SESSION!

Risk Tolerant or Risk Averse? Understanding Individual Approaches To Risk and Decision-Making

September 10th, 2020

Why do some people embrace risk, while others avoid it? Join Master Trainer, Drew Bird, to discover how the Risk Type Compass assessment can reveal a person’s underlying risk disposition, and how that information can be used to support organizational engagement, change initiatives, and more effective decision-making. FREE SESSION!

Emotional Intelligence For Leadership Effectiveness

September 17th, 2020

By now you probably know that emotional intelligence is a sought after trait in leaders.  But what IS emotional intelligence, and how does it apply to leadership? In this session we will explore the foundations of emotional intelligence and identify ways it can help you to be a more effective leader – today. Work with Drew Bird, author of The Leader’s Guide to Emotional Intelligence, and EQ Master Trainer, as he shares some of his learnings from working with leaders over the last 25 years. FREE SESSION!

Virtual Facilitation

September 22nd, 2020

Do you want to lead and facilitate virtual meetings, workshops, training sessions and team conversations with more confidence? Would you like your sessions to be more strategic, valuable and purposeful in attaining desired outcomes? Become a more compelling online facilitator with next-level guidelines, processes and training techniques! FREE SESSION!

EQ-i 2.0 & EQ360 Certification - Online/Virtual

September 23rd & 24th, 2020

Join our world-class online/virtual certification program for the EQ-i & EQ360 emotional intelligence assessments. Our programs are designed with two goals in mind – we make sure you know everything you need to pass the exam, but more importantly we will equip you with the tools, information, expertise, and comfort to integrate these powerful assessments into your work.

Building Resilient Teams

September 30th, 2020

The topic of Resiliency has been getting alot of air-time this past year, and with good reason. Challenging business conditions, shifting personal circumstances, and an uncertain future can have an impact on even the hardiest of people. But hardiness and resilience, and the circumstances that support them, are not a mystery. In fact, we know a great deal about the role of leader’s in helping team to work through challenging times, as well as taking care of themselves. Join well-being expert, and Hardiness Resilience Gauge Master Trainer, Karen Bowen as she explores how understanding the resilience concept can help you to build healthier teams, and organizations. FREE SESSION!

Risk Type Compass Certification - Online/Virtual

October 1st, 2020

Support your clients to help them better understand risk, and their approaches to decision-making. The Risk Type Compass is a scientifically valid assessment that explores risk and decision making by analyzing underlying personality traits. This information can help individuals to understand their own risk disposition, and leaders to develop a better understanding of their teams.

The Emotionally Effective Leader

October 6th & 7th, 2020

Give your leadership effectiveness a immediate boost by understanding and developing your emotional intelligence! This 8 hour course, delivered in two, 4-hour sessions, will provide you with a solid understanding of what emotional intelligence is, and how it can support your success, or derail you as a leader. Participants in this program each receive their own personalized EQ-i Leadership report, as well as worksheets, development plans, and a copy of The Leader’s Guide To Emotional Intelligence.

$399 (includes EQ-i Leadership Report and all materials).

Better Decision Making Through Emotional Intelligence

October 13th, 2020

What makes someone an effective decision maker? Consider for a moment that in today’s knowledge based work world, leader’s are required to make hundreds of decisions every day. Yet, strangely, most leaders have never been given any education or understanding of the decision making process. Join Drew Bird, author of The Leader’s Guide to Emotional Intelligence as he explores some of the fundamental concepts of decision making including the role of cognitive biases and risk disposition. FREE SESSION!

Mastering Virtual Facilitation

October 14th & 15th, 2020

Do you want to lead and facilitate virtual meetings, workshops, training sessions and team conversations with more confidence? Would you like your sessions to be more strategic, valuable and purposeful in attaining desired outcomes? Become a more compelling online facilitator with next-level guidelines, processes and training techniques!

Just $299 for a limited time!

Building Resilient Teams

October 20th

The topic of Resiliency has been getting alot of air-time this past year, and with good reason. Challenging business conditions, shifting personal circumstances, and an uncertain future can have an impact on even the hardiest of people. But hardiness and resilience, and the circumstances that support them, are not a mystery. In fact, we know a great deal about the role of leader’s in helping team to work through challenging times, as well as taking care of themselves. Join well-being expert, and Hardiness Resilience Gauge Master Trainer, Karen Bowen as she explores how understanding the resilience concept can help you to build healthier teams, and organizations. FREE SESSION!

EQ-i 2.0 & EQ360 Certification - Online/Virtual

October 20th & 21st, 2020

Join our world-class online/virtual certification program for the EQ-i & EQ360 emotional intelligence assessments. Our programs are designed with two goals in mind – we make sure you know everything you need to pass the exam, but more importantly we will equip you with the tools, information, expertise, and comfort to integrate these powerful assessments into your work.

Better Decision Making Through Emotional Intelligence

November 3rd, 2020

What makes someone an effective decision maker? Consider for a moment that in today’s knowledge based work world, leader’s are required to make hundreds of decisions every day. Yet, strangely, most leaders have never been given any education or understanding of the decision making process. Join Drew Bird, author of The Leader’s Guide to Emotional Intelligence as he explores some of the fundamental concepts of decision making including the role of cognitive biases and risk disposition. FREE SESSION!

Developing Resilience in Self and Others

November 4th, 2020

While discussions of hardiness and resilience might seem like a recent workplace thread, the reality is that this is a well researched, and deeply understood area of individual and organizational behaviour. We know from this research that workplace stressors cause distraction, disengagement, and worse. Leader’s who understand the hardiness ands resilience construct are able to identify, mitigate, or even eliminate the common workplace stressors, creating more effective, productive, and happier teams in the process.Delivered by Hardiness Resilience Gauge Master Trainer, Karen Bowen, this program includes your own personalized Hardiness Resilience Gauge assessment. $399!

EQ-i 2.0 & EQ360 Certification - Online/Virtual

November 17th & 18th, 2020

Join our world-class online/virtual certification program for the EQ-i & EQ360 emotional intelligence assessments. Our programs are designed with two goals in mind – we make sure you know everything you need to pass the exam, but more importantly we will equip you with the tools, information, expertise, and comfort to integrate these powerful assessments into your work.

Hardiness Resilience Gauge Certification - Online/Virtual

November 18th, 2020

Role of Hardiness in EQ

Certification in the Hardiness Resilience Gauge (HRG) assessment means you can administer and debrief the HRG with individual leaders in one-on-one coaching settings, or work with groups of leaders in interactive workshops. You’ll also receive a facilitator guide and presentation slides for a half-day workshop based on the Hardiness Resilience Gauge that you can use, royalty and payment free, as many times as you want to.

Risk Type Compass Certification - Online/Virtual

December 1st, 2020

Support your clients to help them better understand risk, and their approaches to decision-making. The Risk Type Compass is a scientifically valid assessment that explores risk and decision making by analyzing underlying personality traits. This information can help individuals to understand their own risk disposition, and leaders to develop a better understanding of their teams.

Emotional Intelligence and Risk Disposition in Decision-Making

November 24th & 25th, 2020

Have you ever wondered why some people in your team or organization seem to gravitate towards change and tumult, when others prefer things to stay the way they are? Join EQ and Risk Type Compass Master Trainer, and author of The Leader’s Guide to Emotional Intelligence, Drew Bird, as he explains how developing an understanding of your emotional intelligence profile, and your risk disposition influences  the decision-making process. This workshop is a must for any leader who wants to give their team an edge in the decision-making process, and includes a personalized Risk Type Compass assessment as part of the learning.

$399 – Includes All Course Materials and Risk Type Compass Assessment.

EQ-i 2.0 & EQ360 Certification - Online/Virtual

December 15th & 16th, 2020

Join our world-class online/virtual certification program for the EQ-i & EQ360 emotional intelligence assessments. Our programs are designed with two goals in mind – we make sure you know everything you need to pass the exam, but more importantly we will equip you with the tools, information, expertise, and comfort to integrate these powerful assessments into your work.

Hardiness Resilience Gauge Certification - Online/Virtual

February 10th, 2021

Role of Hardiness in EQ

Certification in the Hardiness Resilience Gauge (HRG) assessment means you can administer and debrief the HRG with individual leaders in one-on-one coaching settings, or work with groups of leaders in interactive workshops. You’ll also receive a facilitator guide and presentation slides for a half-day workshop based on the Hardiness Resilience Gauge that you can use, royalty and payment free, as many times as you want to.

Mastering Virtual Facilitation

May 27/28, 2020, 9am - 2pm PST

Virtual Facilitation Course

Do you want to lead and facilitate virtual meetings, workshops, training sessions and team conversations with more confidence? Would you like your sessions to be more strategic, valuable and purposeful in attaining desired outcomes? Become a more compelling online facilitator with next-level guidelines, processes and training techniques!

Just $299 for a limited time!

Making Good Decisions In Complex Times

June 9, 2020, 10am - 11am PST

A key aspect of Emotional Intelligence is understanding how to be effective in decision making when complexity reigns. Explore how your emotions, values and beliefs influence the decisions you make. You will also learn about how different decision making approaches, cognitive biases, and risk orientation impact decision making effectiveness. Finally, receive 10 concrete ways to ensure you make your best decisions under complex, challenging and even chaotic circumstances.

FREE!

Virtual Leadership

June 25/26, 2020, 9am - 2pm PST (10 Hours Total)

Are you a leader that is working with a distributed team, managing a “flexible workplace” workforce or simply learning to navigate our new normal of virtual teams and working from home? This session is the one for you! You will learn the key attributes and practices of virtual leaders that make them successful in the online space. We will explore key emotional intelligence skills and concepts, and the 3C’s of virtual leadership: Communication, Cohesion, and Clarity. As well, we will cover concrete and practical ways to foster a highly engaged, accountable, coherent and high performing team. Additional content includes trust, productivity, purpose, and fun!

Just $599 for a limited time!

Drew Bird, MSc, MA

With more than 15 years experience helping leaders to understand, develop, and apply their emotional intelligence, Drew knows what works and what doesn’t when it comes to emotionally effective leadership. With senior leadership experience as well as Master’s degrees in both Organizational Psychology and Leadership, Drew’s unique combination of skills, experience, and qualifications makes him one of North America’s leading emotional intelligence practitioners.

Karen Bowen

With over 20 years’ experience in leadership, learning and organizational development; Karen supports organizations and teams through comprehensive leadership curriculums and interventional organizational development services.  Karen has a BA in English, a Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education, and a Masters in Leadership. Her diverse experience enables her to deliver innovative leadership learning programs and powerful organizational interventions.

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