Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Edge

Understand, Assess and Develop your Emotional Intelligence.

Tap into the power of emotional intelligence to lead with confidence, increase resilience, and reduce stress.

Why take this course?

The research is clear, people with high emotional intelligence:

  • Have higher job satisfaction
  • Are more effective employees
  • Outperform and earn more than their colleagues
  • Live with higher confidence, resilience, and happiness

Course Overview

  • Step One – Learn what Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is, and why it matters
  • Step Two – Understand your EQ assessment results
  • Step Three – Create an action plan that will give develop your EQ and give you a leadership edge

What will you get with this workshop?

  • An online EQ-i Assessment and 21-page interpretive report
  • An intimate virtual class size to guarantee high engagement
  • Expert teaching, experiential learning challenges, and interactive small group discussions
  • Comprehensive reflection materials and follow-up resources to keep the learning going after the course concludes

The most effective leaders are all alike in one crucial way: they all have a high degree of what has come to be known as emotional intelligence. Without it, a person can have the best training in the world, an incisive, analytical mind, and an endless supply of smart ideas, but he still won’t make a great leader.” Daniel Golman, Author – Emotional Intelligence

Tim Arnold’s down to earth approach empowers the head, enables the hand, engages the heart, and enriches the spirit. Participants raved about the relevance and usefulness of the content as well as the fun and effective facilitation style.” Kristine Clark – Strategic Human Resources Advisor, MTO

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This course can be customized to your organization’s needs and can be delivered online, onsite or at the Ron Joyce Centre in Burlington.  For more information, click here.

Facilitator Information

Tim Arnold has spent over two decades helping organizations unite teams, spark change and get unstuck, fostering a work environment that promotes effectiveness and engagement.  His clients include The United Nations, Citibank, KPMG, Toyota, and Siemens.

Tim provides his clients with a real-world perspective through his experience launching successful for-profit and not-for-profit businesses, overseeing community outreach and healthcare programs, and managing international development partnerships in four continents.

Beyond leadership and team development, Tim is an avid outdoorsman, enjoys traveling, and is a really bad hockey player. His biggest accomplishments are being dad to Declan and Avryl, and husband to Becky.

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  • Dates and Fees

    Fall 2021 Session:

    Coming soon!



    $750.00 + HST

    $700+ HST per course if you sign up for 5 or more courses.*Registration for all 5 courses must be done in the same transaction.

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  • Who Should Attend?

    • Developing leaders who would like to build stronger working relationships within their team
    • Growing in your self-awareness and develop your strengths
    • Feeling emotionally hijacked by life
    • Looking for more purpose in life and work
    • Needing a boost of motivation and positivity
  • The Setting

    This is an online course.

    If you’d like more information about our online format, please contact Lynn at petruzl@mcmaster.ca.

  • Learn More

    For more information, please contact Lynn Petruzzella at petruzl@mcmaster.ca.