What's Your EQ Developing your Emotional Intelligence

Virtual What's Your EQ?
Virtual through Zoom
15th - 16th 2021

Developing Your
Emotional Intelligence

Presented by

VGP's Shawn McVey

and Rachel Teichberg

This program is designed to help you understand how you best contribute to your practice using emotional intelligence as the language to assess your leadership strengths and challenges. Lead with greater impact and apply emotional intelligence to manage and drive peak performance in your direct reports and team. Recent studies indicate that emotional intelligence is a powerful key to effective leadership. This valuable program delivers the in-depth knowledge and practical emotional intelligence skills you need to ensure that you are a strong, emotionally intelligent leader.These skills allow you to transform your primary challenges at work.

This workshop is exclusively for Veterinary Growth Partner members. Registration is complimentary for VGP Elite Members- a value of $2,495 per attendee.

Event Details

Virtual through Zoom
15th - 16th 2021
Upcoming Workshops

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Day 1 - Saturday
  • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Virtual Exhibit Hall
  • 10:00 AM – 10:35 AM Introduction to Emotional Intelligence
  • 10:35 AM – 11:35 AM We’ll begin our journey getting to know the groups you’ll be working with throughout the weekend. For this workshop, we’ll keep each member of the team in separate groups. At this time, Shawn will explain how to interpret your emotional intelligence assessment results and introduce the science behind it.
  • 11:35 AM – 11:40 AM Break
  • 11:40 AM – 12:35 PM We will explore why emotional intelligence is so critical for great leadership. Shawn will review how things can go wrong and the behaviors that lead to toxic work environments.
  • 12:35 PM – 1:35 PM Lunch & Exhibit Hall
  • 1:35 PM – 2:40 PM During this section, you’ll learn about the first domain and foundation of emotional intelligence: Self-awareness. We’ll also discuss strategies to improve in this area.
  • 2:40 – 2:45 PM Break
  • 2:45 – 4:00 PM For the last section of the day, we’ll give you time to consider your strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities when considering what you’ve learned so far. You’ll then plan a strategy for how you can leverage your strengths to positively influence your primary challenge at work. We’ll wrap up the day with a group Q&A.
Day 2 - Sunday
  • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Virtual Exhibit Hall
  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM We’ll begin this morning exploring the second domain of emotional intelligence: Self-management. We’ll review all the competencies that make up this domain with a focus on self-control. We’ll then review common strategies that can help improve self-management. We’ll give you time to complete your SWOT for this section so you can think constructively about implementation.
  • 11:30 AM – 11:35 AM Break
  • 11:35 AM – 12:55 PM After break, we’ll review the third domain: Social Awareness. In this area, we’ll learn about the three competencies, with our main focus on empathy. We’ll explore ways to improve your social awareness and give you time to complete your SWOT for this domain.
  • 12:55 PM – 1:55 PM Lunch & Exhibit Hall
  • 1:55 PM – 2:50 PM At this point, we’ll discuss the final domain of emotional intelligence: Relationship management. We’ll use this time to explore the six competencies that make up this area.
  • 2:50 – 2:55 PM Break
  • 2:55 – 4:00 PM During this time, you’ll have an opportunity to complete your final SWOT for the relationship management domain and consider a long-term implementation plan. We’ll wrap up the weekend with a final Q&A.

What You'll Learn

  • Why using emotional intelligence skills makes good business sense
  • How emotional intelligence can transform you into a sensational leader
  • Techniques for building skills in self-awareness, self- management, social awareness, and relationship management

Your take-homes include

  • New skills that transform you into an emotionally intelligent leader that the team wants to follow
  • A personal vision statement that details how you will lead the practice
  • A 15-page customized report detailing your strengths and weaknesses in emotional intelligence and how you compare to others nationwide
  • A personal development plan that will help you continue to build your emotional intelligence skills