Emotionally Strong Leadership
Welcome to Carolyn’s blog which provides tips and tools that brings us to the best versions of ourselves and helps us become the emotionally strong leaders we aspire to be.
Carolyn’s hope is that you will leave inspired to build your emotional intelligence. Her blogs give us a new perspective on emotions—they are transient, subjective, and incredibly personal, but they can provide incredible insight when you look for it—and her blogs shows us how”.
Behind The Scenes of Promoting a Book
Shifting gears. The exciting part of writing a book is finally being able to talk about it —...
Behind The Scenes of Writing a Book
My vision. Writing a book seems like a glamorous experience that every thought-leader takes on...
All About The Emotionally Strong Leader
Emotions are your strength Have you ever felt that being emotional is a sign of weakness? I’m...
It’s Time To Embrace Emotional Expression
Don’t fear your emotions Emotions are our way of expressing ourselves and building relationships...
The Power of An Empathetic Leader
Empathy is defined by Merriam-Webster as, “the action of understanding, being aware of, being...
Steer Clear of Quick Fixes
A recently released Gallup study found that over 48% of America's working population is actively...
The Art of Effective Mentorship
As a teacher and leader, I have experienced firsthand the impact of mentor-based leadership and...
The Beauty of Turning a Leader Into a Coach
Changing your leadership approach from a boss to a coach shifts your mindset from managing...
The Race of Upskilling Began Yesterday
We’ve all faced the classic interview question: “What are your strengths and weaknesses?” While we...
How Lululemon Changed a Painful Experience into a Positive One
Insecurities are never pleasant, especially when your insecurities are called out and highlighted...
Transformation Rarely Happens Accidentally
“No leader ever got anything extraordinary done without the talent and support of others....
Optimizing Your Recruitment Processes
Hiring new employees is expensive and costly. It’s been found that “an average company loses...
How to Build the Best Workplace
When you left your office that Friday afternoon last March, little did you know that that would be...
Creating Conflict to Inspire More
Conflict is often seen in a negative light, and often more than not, evokes a distaste when...
Celebrating 15 Years of Carolyn Stern & Associates Inc.
Time does pass by quickly when you're doing what you love. Fifteen years ago, when I left my 9-5...
Online Emotional Intelligence Programs
LEARN EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE WITH CAROLYN STERN
Carolyn Stern developed a series of in-depth emotional intelligence programs. Her courses include a Mini-Class, six Minor Programs and a Mastery Program. All of these courses will teach you the essentials to becoming a more effective leader, at your own pace.
Get Unstuck and Empowered with Emotional Intelligence
Get Unstuck and Empowered with Emotional Intelligence is a 6-part video program that will take only two hours out of your day. The course is designed to introduce you to emotional intelligence. In particular, it provides basic strategies on how to improve your effectiveness both personally and professionally.
Leading with Emotional Intelligence
Leading with Emotional Intelligence is a guide for professionals who want to get unstuck. Overall, the program will take 15 hours over a recommended six-week period. Individually, you will work through the EQ-i 2.0® model developed by Multi-Health Systems (MHS) consisting of all 15 emotional intelligence competencies. This comprehensive course provides all the critical content from each of the six minor programs, plus a bonus video on happiness.
Introduction to Emotional Intelligence
Introduction to Emotional Intelligence is broken down into ten videos that will focus on developing a basic understanding of emotional intelligence. Notably, participants will understand the importance of emotional intelligence and how it helps identify personal strengths and development opportunities.
Enhance Your Self-Perception with Emotional Intelligence
Enhance Your Self Perception over six video lessons. This program covers self-regard, self-actualization, and emotional self-awareness. Learning how to improve self-perception will help you gain awareness of how you perceive yourself and how well you present yourself to others.
Boost Your Self-Expression With Emotional Intelligence
Boost Your Self Expression in six video lessons. This course describes emotional expression, assertiveness, and independence. You will discover how to communicate how you are feeling to others effectively. This skill will help you avoid speculation and misperceptions when communicating.
Develop Your Interpersonal Skills with Emotional Intelligence
Develop Your Interpersonal Skills in this six-part series. This program will dive deep into interpersonal relationships, empathy, and social responsibility. Strong interpersonal skills will allow you to establish mutually satisfying relationships built on trust and compassion.
Improve Your Decision Making with Emotional Intelligence
Improve Your Decision Making Ability in this six-part series. The program will focus on problem-solving, reality testing, and impulse control, essentially, maximizing your ability to make decisions effectively. These competencies will help you build your ability to make structured, analytical and rational decisions.
Increase Your Stress Management Skills with Emotional Intelligence
Increase Your Stress Management in this six-part series. This program will cover the final three emotional intelligence competencies: flexibility, stress tolerance and optimism. All three work together cohesively to create more effective stress management. In particular, you will learn practices that will help you manage and control your emotions in challenging situations.