Emotional Intelligence for Today's Leaders

In a fast-changing world that can also be complex, ambiguous and disruptive, emotional intelligence may be more important than ever. EI is a crucial capability that allows leaders to deeply connect to their teams and organizations, and is one of the fundamental capabilities integral to resilience, learning agility and innovation.

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
April 27, 2021

Cost: $995* and includes all class materials, breakfast, lunch and refreshments.
Certificates will be awarded based on successful completion of the 1-day in-person training. 
All in-person Open Enrollment Programs can be attended via Zoom. Contact a member of our staff for more information.

Click here to see the list of safety measures we are adding to our in-person programs.

* A 20 percent discount will be given to companies that enroll two or more employees.
* A 10 percent discount will be given to TCU staff/faculty/alumni, U.S. veterans

Who Should Attend?

Experienced leaders and individual contributors – The role of the leader – both formal and informal leaders, is crucial in today’s environment. From creating compelling work places and agile teams to leading into an unknown and uncertain future, mastering emotional intelligence is a critical capability.

What You Will Learn

  • Practical approaches to understanding and managing emotion regulation in yourself and in your team.
  • How to appropriately using both positive and negative emotion to motivate, persuade, and connect with others.
  • How to leverage emotional intelligence to enhance your resilience by learning from failure, adversity, and crisis to become a better leader.
  • Strategies for adapting to change with creativity and confidence.
  • Strategies for “practicing” failure and responding to it realistically and constructively.

How You Will Benefit

This interactive and highly experiential workshop is designed to teach strategies and tools to improve your emotional intelligence and while deepening your impact as a leader.


  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Self-awareness & social awareness
  • Hot buttons and trigger events, people and topics
  • The Emotionally Intelligent Leader 
  • The Emotionally Intelligent Team

Faculty Leaders

Linda LaCoste
Director, Executive MBA and Leadership faculty

Linda LaCoste is the Director of Executive MBA programs at Texas Christian University. In this role, she is responsible for the overall academic and co-curricular experience as well as study abroad programs. Linda also serves as faculty member for the Leadership Development course and oversees the Executive MBA leadership development process.  Linda also teaches in Neeley’s Executive Education programs as a faculty member of the Adaptive Leader program.

Her corporate experience includes ten years with the Walt Disney Company as a senior manager of operations and a corporate trainer for company-wide e-commerce initiatives and the Walt Disney World Travel and Resort contact center. Linda was recognized with the Disney Spirit award, given to less than 1% of the company’s employees.

Please contact:

Kalyn McKittrick

Director of Marketing and Engagement