Emotional Intelligence for Decision Making

  • 23 Jun 2016
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Ces & Judy's 10405 Clayton Rd, St Louis, MO
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Emotional Intelligence for Decision Making

Presenter: Lou Russell

CEO, Russell Martin & Associates

Current research shows that when we lose our cool over something, it takes us over four hours to get over it.  When we are stressed, our decision making ability is compromised because the brain is working at survival. This class will teach you how to be aware of those who are experiencing an "emotional hangover" and how to get past it.   
This session will provide you with research and shows you how to map it to ways you can help improve how your team reacts to circumstances.  You can help them build resiliency by helping them identify the triggers that take them out and show them ways to avoid or react to those triggers and situations.


After attending this session, participants will know and be able to: 
•    Identify triggers to emotional reactions before they happen
•    Learn techniques to avoid or reduce the reaction to emotional triggers 
•    Learn how to map this information for their teams to minimize bad decision making
•    Learn about current tools and instruments to help teams under stress

Presenter’s  Bio:

Lou Russell is the CEO/Queen of RMA, an executive consultant, speaker, and author whose passion is to create growth in companies by guiding the growth of their people.  In her speaking, training and writing, Lou draws on 30 years of experience helping organizations achieve their full potential.  She inspires improvement in leadership, project management, and individual learning. 

Lou is the author of seven popular and practical books:  IT Leadership Alchemy, The Accelerated Learning Fieldbook, Training Triage, Leadership Training, Project Management for Trainers, 10 Steps to Successful Project Management and Managing Projects. 

As a sought-after international speaker, Lou blends her humorous stories with her on-the-ground experience to speak to the real problems of the people in the room.  Encouraged by Lou's upbeat and practical style, every learner leaves with new enthusiasm and tools to improve their bottom line.  You will be moving, laughing, participating, inspired and challenged.  Most importantly to Lou, you will learn.

Lou has spoken at over 300 conferences including ASTD International, Society of Information Management (SIM), Training, American Museum Association, Nursing Educators, Project Management Institute, Project World and many corporate events.  Lou writes her own monthly e-zine, Learning Flash, with a loyal readership of over    25,000 people.  She offers monthly webinars and has authored courses for Villanova University, Nielsen, Elluminate and ASTD. 

Lou serves on the board of directors for Butler University, was elected to "Who's Who in Indiana Technology" in 1995 and named "Women of the Year" in 2000 by Women & Hi Tech.  She has an "expired" BS from Purdue in Computer Science and an MS in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana.  She started the local "Wine and Whine" group in Indianapolis, and is a past president of the local SIM chapter.  Her business is a certified Women's Business Enterprise and a Project Management Institute partner. 

In her spare time, she learns from her husband and three daughters, volunteers and plays and coaches soccer.  



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