Session presented in continued partnership with the Florida Recreation and Park Association
As the focus on building the right Culture and Environment in the workplace is front and center in our struggle to attract and retain the best and the brightest, the discussion of Emotional Intelligence is making its way into conversations more and more. The understanding of Social Awareness, Empathy, Compassion, Emotions, and so much more is critical to our success both personally and professionally. This session will break down EQ and help you first understand yourself, and then how to be a better leader by understand others.
- Understand the stages of EQ: self-awareness, social perception, emotional literacy or emotion understanding, emotion regulation.
- Discover the steps to become more self-aware by understanding what drives emotions
- Discover How to lead with Emotional Intelligence.
Marie is currently the owner of Knight Leadership Solutions – working with municipal agencies across the country to help them strengthen their greatest asset- their people. Marie spent over 35 years in the municipal services arena working in a variety of communities from small beach communities to one of the largest metropolitan cities in the nation. During her municipal government career, she has lead teams in excess of 1,000 people, managed annual operational budgets over $56 million dollars, and had oversight of over $100 million dollars in capital improvement projects. Marie has served her profession, multiple municipal government agencies, many area non-profit organizations, and various professional associations for the past 35 years as a highly sought-out speaker, facilitator, coach, teacher, and trainer. As a highly experienced and motivated facilitator and consultant, her expertise in the areas of Strategic Reimagine Planning, Employee Development, Customer Service, Leadership Development, Executive Coaching, Talent Management, Change Management, Corporate Culture, Telling Your Story, Non-profit Board Development, Time Management and Creating High Performing Teams and has changed lives and transformed organizations. She has conducted over 100 workshops, training sessions, and keynote speeches for California Parks and Recreation Society and various government and non-profit agencies throughout the state of California as well as for State Associations in Colorado, Missouri, and Illinois. Through the years she has created several award-winning Team and Culture Improvement programs and services and is a recipient of the California Parks and Recreation Society (CPRS) Coveted Leadership Award, and a five-time CPRS Presidents Award recipient for her contributions to the profession and to raising future leaders.
Marie is a Certified Coach, Teacher, Trainer, and Speaker with the leading leadership organization in the world, the John Maxwell Team. She is also a certified behavioral specialist in the John Maxwell DISC Method.
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