Brought to you by the Distinguished Leaders committee of the Columbia Business School Alumni Club of New York (copying the following announcement from that site):
Leadership Through Self-Awareness and Emotional Intelligence
In a weekend, learn how to develop your personal leadership skills, self-awareness, and emotional intelligence through the latest advances in cognitive behavioral science, evolutionary psychology, and positive psychology.
While business schools and corporations are increasingly focusing on personal leadership, self-awareness, and emotional intelligence as foundations for leading others, many MBAs never had the opportunity to take a formal course in personal leadership.
Joshua Spodek, MBA, PhD, has developed a two-day weekend workshop in just this area. His experiential course combines advances in cognitive behavioral science, evolutionary psychology, and positive psychology with successful business leadership practices.
Following a previously sold-out session, participants had only positive comments about the personal learning and insights gained.
Dates and Schedule:
Day one: Saturday, September 21: 10AM-4PM (Coffee and lunch included)
Day two: Sunday, September 22: 10AM-4PM (Coffee and lunch included)
Location: The Murphy Institute, CUNY, 25 West 43^rd Street, 19^th Fl, New York
Cost: Special offer valid until September 2nd: $100 for CBSAC/NY Members and CBS Students, $120 for non-members
Regular price effective September 3rd: $120 for CBSAC/NY Members and CBS Students, $140 for non-members, $150 for walk-in attendees for this 2 days workshop.
Click here to join CBSAC/NY and receive all the benefits of membership
Benefits of the course include improved:
- Personal leadership skills, particularly self-awareness and emotional intelligence
- Interpersonal skills of the core leadership class, such as decision-making, negotiation, perceiving others, influence, motivating others, and teamwork
- Ability to transform your greatest challenges into both professional and personal growth
- Awareness of your values and what brings you meaning, purpose, importance, and happiness, both professionally and personally
- Ability to focus on what is important, professionally and personally, decreasing time and resources wasted on unimportant things
- Ability to experience reward from your efforts
- Calmness, patience, and understanding
You will leave the course with tools to continue your development on your own as well as a network of like-minded people, both as resources and for accountability. The course also makes all other leadership resources – books, videos, seminars, etc – more valuable through better understanding their foundations.
Joshua Spodek (MBA ’06 Columbia Business School, PhD ’00 Columbia Graduate School of Arts and Sciences) is an executive / personal coach and entrepreneur who currently works with Columbia Business School’s Program on Social Intelligence. Joshua helps clients develop effective leadership skills and optimize their professional and personal lives by helping them understand what brings them meaning and happiness and acting on it. He has been quoted and profiled in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today, Fortune, CNN, and the major broadcast networks. Esquire Magazine named him “Best and Brightest” in their annual Genius issue.
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