The Emotionally Intelligent Leader: Understanding Personality and Conflict

Not Currently Scheduled


Do you want to learn to be a better leader? Do you want to develop better collaboration and team skills? Do you want to understand how best to deal with conflict, especially in the workplace? If so, this workshop is for you! This workshop is designed to increase your understanding of the four dimensions of emotional intelligence, various models of innate personality styles, and five conflict styles. You will learn how those intersect with your ability to effectively lead. Come prepared to be highly engaged and interactive. You will discover useful information about yourself and others and will even learn what others REALLY think of you. Discover how to maximize your leadership capacities in any organizational setting.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explore and understand a variety of personality style models, theories and applications and how these impact workplace dynamics
  • Participate in self-assessments of innate temperament and conflict resolution style
  • Learn about the four components of emotional intelligence, including how to create better relationships with co-workers, subordinates, and superiors
  • Explore how to increase collaboration and team leadership skills in their organizational setting
  • Develop a personal action plan for relationship management and leadership development in their workplace

*Special note:  An electronic guide will be used.  Participants are asked to bring an electronic device to access the material or email the MDC office to reserve a laptop (limited number


This workshop is facilitated by Dr. Jeni McRay, Assistant Professor, FHSU Leadership Studies Dept. & Dr. Justin Greenleaf, Assistant Professor, FHSU Leadership Studies Dept.

Jeni loves working with adult learners and emerging leaders in any setting and especially enjoys working with diverse audiences. She has extensive experience in technical and professional training, corporate training, adult learning and development, and higher education administration.

 Justin teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in leadership, focusing heavily on team dynamics. He graduated from FHSU in 2003 with a BS in Information Networking and Telecommunications and a BS in Organizational Leadership. He received his MLS in Organizational Leadership in 2005 and his PhD in Community Psychology with an emphasis in Community Leadership from Wichita State University in 2012.

Fee:  $119




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