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January, 2018

Grow • Engage • Inspire


Topic Spotlight – Emotional Intelligence

How do you make sense of the world around you? As events occur, your mind reacts automatically and then interprets emotional responses. It’s important to recognize and regulate your emotions in order to relate to others. Below are a sampling of online courses, books and videos available in the HHS Learning Management System (LMS) that may assist you or those you support.

Resource Title Description Resource ID Duration or Pages
Navigating Other People’s Emotions In this course, you'll learn how to recognize emotional awareness in, listen to, and empathize with others by using emotional intelligence. acm_13_a02_bs_enus 25 min
Navigating the Workplace with Emotional Intelligence In this course, you'll learn about the role of emotional intelligence in workplace activities, conflict and stress management, influence and engagement, and teamwork. acm_13_a03_bs_enus 25 min

Resource Title Description Resource ID Duration
Emotional Intelligence Many organizations are hiring more for emotional intelligence than for technical skills. Critical elements of emotional intelligence are self knowledge, self awareness, self regulation, self motivation, empathy, and interpersonal skills. 594314 2 min
How to Improve your EQ Emotional intelligence is not fixed; it can be improved upon over time. 112663 2 min

Resource Title Description Resource ID Duration or Pages
Emotional Intelligence: Managing Emotions to Make a Positive Impact on Your Life and Career
Audio Book
Instead of thinking of emotions as being positive or negative, you will learn that all emotions have a positive intent – all emotions have our best interests in mind. 63533 208 pages
Emotional Intelligence 2.0
Audio Book
This audiobook contains proven strategies from a decade-long effort to accurately measure and increase emotional intelligence. 49926 260 min


Webinar Live Event - Save the Date!

Creating Order Out of Chaos--Staying Afloat in a World of Too Much to Do

Date: Wednesday Mar 07 11:00:00 CST 2018 Central Standard Time – Duration 1 hour
Featuring David Allen
Skillsoft Ireland Limited

David will explain the five critical steps for getting anything more in control and focused, with specific best practices and tools for each phase. And, he will pass on many techniques that anyone can implement immediately, to gain greater stability, clarity, and, (yes!) time to engage with what really matters.


Leadership in the Digital Era

Date: Wednesday Mar 21 11:00:00 CDT 2018 Central Daylight Time – Duration 1 hour
Featuring Charlene Li
Skillsoft Ireland Limited

Charlene Li will examine how organizations manage digital transformations, the leadership required to manage change, and the culture necessary to execute on growth strategies.



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