Contra Costa EAC – Cultivating Emotional Intelligence to Lead Change

Date / Time
Thursday, July 22, 2021
8:30 am - 10:30 am
2021-07-22 08:30:002021-07-22 10:30:00America/Los_AngelesContra Costa EAC - Cultivating Emotional Intelligence to Lead Change


We are in times of rapid change and unprecedented uncertainty.  As leaders, we set the tone for how we deal with stress, make decisions, and interact with others.  These are just a few of the Emotional Intelligence skills that are critical to leading change effectively.

"Change will only be successful if organizations and individuals address the transitions that people experience.  Even with a solid change strategy in place, thoughtful attention to human transition is often the critical missing link organizations need to sustain new initiatives." - William Bridges

In this session, participants will:

  • Increase their understanding of Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
  • Explore how EQ skills are critical to a post-COVID workplace
  • Learn strategies for cultivating EQ skills most critical for leading change
  • Identify actions for impact to further develop facets of EQ
  • After attending this workshop, participants will have actionable strategies to build their EQ skills, as well as an understanding of why EQ is an essential tool for leaders of all size organizations.

This workshop is ideal for those who:

  • Lead a team or run a small business
  • Want to show up as an effective, empathetic leader
  • Want to lead impactful, lasting change
  • Are curious about how to cultivate EQ skills

Event Location Zoom Meeting (possibly live) - For any and all inquiries, please email:  [email protected]

$0/person for members - $25/person for non-members

Estie Briggs

Estie Briggs is an experienced EQ(tm) coach and change management consultant with a strong track record of developing individuals, teams, and organizations. Estie has coached leaders at all levels of the organization to develop their emotional intelligence and empower them to lead effective and sustainable change.

Estie has worked with clients in a range of industries including software development, mortgage, and financial services. Prior to transitioning to coaching and change management consulting, Estie designed and facilitated leadership development workshops on topics including values based leadership, goal setting, and effective communication.

In 2015, Estie returned to school to obtain her bachelor’s degree in Leadership and Organizational Studies. She then went on to obtain her master’s degree in Organizational Development from the University of San Francisco.

Estie is a Bay Area native, an aspiring homesteader with 15 pet chickens, and a slow but steady runner. Estie’s two most closely held values are time and curiosity.

For more information or to register please contact:
Contra Costa EAC at [email protected]

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