EQ Not IQ: Presentations

Browse through our various presentations to find out which is best suited for your workplace. Details on each program are located below.

EQ Not IQ: The Basics™

Workshop overview: This one hour interactive presentation is centered on the fundamentals of EQ – Emotional Intelligence – and successfully addressing the dramatic impact that stress has on us physiologically. The presentation opens with an explanation of how EQ is based on the work of acclaimed Harvard University trained psychologist and best-selling author Daniel Goleman. We then take attendees through two exercises that they can use immediately to help lower their stress and increase their well-being. Next we explain how, in response to choices that we make, the brain instigates the production of the chemicals and the impact that this has on us physiologically.  As the connection between the choices that we make and the brain’s chemistry is made, participants are educated about how quickly and easily the mind can begin using the brain as a resource to neutralize the negative impact of stress and to create more positive, healthy states. We then discuss a National Geographic video that profiles the work of Stanford University professor Robert Sapolsky and that is an overview of his research into the damage chronic stress inflicts on us and our productivity.  We then wrap up the event by summarizing what’s been covered, reviewing the exercises that we’ve taught, checking in to insure that all questions have been answered and sharing a final bit of wisdom and insight.  Plenty of Q and A time is afforded for the audience to satisfy any curiosity they may have. So far, 98% of the people who have participated in this workshop believe that we’ve made a compelling case for EQ (vs. IQ) as the key to attaining optimal performance and over 99% have said that it was a great investment of their time.

The optimal audience is entry to mid-level employees. 

2018 Speaking Fee: $995 plus travel expenses including hotel, transportation, and meals

EQ Not IQ: The Basics Plus™

This one and a half hour interactive presentation is centered on the fundamentals of EQ – Emotional Intelligence (Quotient) – and on successfully addressing the dramatic impact that stress has on us physiologically.  So far, 98% of the people who have participated in this presentation believe that we’ve made a compelling case for EQ (vs. IQ) as the key to attaining optimal performance and over 99% have said that it was a great investment of their time. The presentation opens with an explanation of what EQ is based on the work of acclaimed Harvard University trained psychologist and best-selling author Daniel Goleman.  We then take attendees through two exercises that they can use immediately to help lower their stress and increase their well-being. Next we explain how, in response to choices that we make, the brain initiates the production of chemicals and what impact this has on us physiologically.  As the connection between the choices that we make and the brain’s chemistry is made, participants are educated about how quickly and easily the mind can begin using the brain as a resource to neutralize the negative impact of stress and to create more positive, healthy states. We then take a deep dive into the homework assignment, which was to watch a National Geographic video entitled Stress – Portrait of a Killer that profiles the work of Stanford University professor Robert Sapolsky and provides an overview of his research into the damage chronic stress inflicts on us and our productivity.  Next we introduce a menu of topics from Self-Awareness & Self-Assessment to Flexibility and we drill down on the audience’s selection. We then wrap up the event by summarizing what’s been covered, reviewing the exercises that we’ve taught, checking in to insure that all questions have been answered and sharing a final bit of wisdom and insight.  Plenty of Q and A time is afforded for the audience to satisfy any curiosity they may have. 

The optimal audience is mid-level to HR level employees

2018 Speaking Fee:  $1550 plus travel expenses including hotel, transportation, and meals

EQ Not IQ: The Power of Intention™

This one hour interactive presentation is centered on the fundamentals of EQ – Emotional Intelligence (Quotient) – and on what impact The Power of Intention has on optimal performance.  So far, 98% of the people who have participated in this workshop believe that we’ve made a compelling case for EQ (vs. IQ) as the key to attaining optimal performance and over 99% have said that it was a great investment of their time. The presentation opens with a focus on past historical paradigms and why EQ is growing as new paradigm and a better harbinger of optimal performance than IQ alone.  The science of Psychology is defined as is a new relative, neuroscience and why the business community is the beneficiary of this collaboration. Then we explain the need for balance between the predominant “hard skills” we acquire during our formal education with more “soft skills”.  This combination is what makes good organizations great organizations. A review of EQ fundamentals is presented with colorful stories to dramatize the competencies that noted psychologist Reuven Bar-On has developed and we reference psychologist Robert Sapolsky’s National Geographic video entitled Stress: Portrait of a Killer.  The balance of the presentation centers on the brain and its capacity to resist change and what we can do to interfere with this natural phenomena by using 8 different methods to support our intentions. We close with a review of psychologist Po Bronson from UCSF and his work on creativity. There is ample time for Q & A so that the audience can have any curiosities addressed.

The ideal audience has been exposed to Emotional Intelligence & Mindfulness via EQ Not IQ: The Basic’s or Basic’s Plus

2018 Speaking Fee: $995 plus travel expenses including hotel, transportation, and meals

eq not iq: culture drives results™

This one hour 45 minute interactive presentation is centered on the fundamentals of Culture and how it drives outcome in every organization.  It was beta tested at a conference entitled Summit 18 in Palm Springs California in early November of 2013. It was further tested at a leading financial planning practice in Garden City, New York.  Both audiences said yes 100% of the time when asked if it was a great use of their time and did we make a compelling case that culture drives output. The presentation has three parts.  Part I is entitled Culture Defined where we present an argument that every entity can be shaped either negatively or positively.  We discuss who is responsible of that direction and how it can be tipped to the positive. Part II is entitled The Science of EQ. where we explain how the brain can be influenced to receive change and what the positive physiological consequences are when we learn the value of the mind.  Science has been kind to us recently with experts helping us realize how much more in control of our brains we actually are. Stress management and Mindfulness are central themes here.  Part III is entitled Mind Skills™ to Build where we begin the work of reshaping mind sets and address the paradigms we are surrounded by.  It is experientially driven providing an opportunity to work around the habits of the past and to put the odds on our side that we will use the new habits when needed.  The Gratitude Exercise itself consistently garners a “wow” from participants. Plenty of Q and A time is afforded for the audience to satisfy any curiosity they may have.  

The optimal audience is experienced “C” level executives including the CEO 

2018 Speaking Fee:  $1550 plus travel expenses including hotel, transportation, and meals

eq not iq: fundamentals™

This one hour 15 minute interactive presentation is centered on the fundamentals of EQ and how it drives productivity in every organization.  It was beta tested at a conference entitled Summit 19 in Palm Springs California in early November of 2014. The audience said yes 100% of the time when asked if it was a great use of their time and did we make a compelling case that EQ is a better harbinger of success than IQ.This one hour 15 minute interactive presentation is centered on the fundamentals of EQ and how it drives productivity in every organization.  It was beta tested at a conference entitled Summit 19 in Palm Springs California in early November of 2014. The audience said yes 100% of the time when asked if it was a great use of their time and did we make a compelling case that EQ is a better harbinger of success than IQ. The presentation has three parts.  Part 1 is focused on an Introduction to EQ where we explain how adults learn best, why EQ is a better harbinger of happiness than IQ,, who are the major designers of EQ competencies, what are the benefits of better EQ, & we close it with the advantages of Forgiveness and a Gratitude exercise.  Part II is entitled Wounds where we explain the differences to us physiologically and psychologically between physical wounds and emotional wounds and we teach a self-talk exercise that has demonstrated positive impact on our productivity. Part III is entitled Children’s Stories where we explain what role our parents had in our growth and development and consequently the role that we will play in the well-being of our children and grandchildren, explain how EQ can be contagious, and close with a powerful video that illustrates that often, all we need is an opportunity in order to excel. Plenty of Q and A time is afforded for the audience to satisfy any curiosity they may have.  

The optimal audience is HR and early “C” level executives

2018 Speaking Fee:  $1550 plus travel expenses including hotel, transportation, and meals