Livecast: Emotional Intelligence - Building the Case for the Most Essential Skill

Overcoming the challenge  of ‘soft skills’

February 27th at 2pm EST

Learning and talent professionals are aware of the importance of Emotional Intelligence as a foundational and essential skill. We know from experience that it can be a challenge to get buy-in from the rest of the organization. We’re here to help.

Learn from the Experts

Join us on February 27th at 2 pm EST for a live online experience where IHHP’s Organizational Psychologist, Dr. Cranla Warren, will discuss the implementation of EI with her guest Debbie Plager, Senior Talent & HR Leader,  at Hub International. Our hosts have successfully brought Emotional Intelligence into large companies to help them build exceptional leaders and transform their organizations. Cranla and Debbie will be providing you with tips and strategies on:

How the changes driven by the fourth industrial revolution are leading to a rise in the importance of social and emotional skills.

Emotional Intelligence as an essential skill for everyone at every level across the organization.

Why organizations need to recognize EI as a driver of business goals and improved organizational performance

A Live and Interactive Experience

Cranla and Debbie will be live online to discuss their experiences as talent professionals. They will share insights into how they overcame the ‘soft’ skills challenge and moved the skills of Emotional Intelligence to being essential. Their insights will directly address questions submitted by the audience at registration.
They will also open up the conversation to answer additional questions live.

By attending this event, you’ll get:

An exclusive opportunity to dig deeper into relevant topics.

Key learning from our Subject Matter Experts.

45 minutes of engaging and interactive conversation.

Opportunities to ask questions AND get answers.

Opportunity to discuss challenges and outcomes specific to the needs of Talent Development professionals.

Here’s what previous attendees had to say about our live events

This was a really great webinar – one of the better ones I’ve attended. Thank you!

– ATD webinar attendee

Great session with good examples of how emotional intelligence contributes to effective leadership and how it impacts the greater team.

– ATD webinar attendee

The information was clear and meaningful Thank you all!!

– ATD webinar attendee

Get to Know Your Hosts

Cranla Warren Ph.D., Vice President of Leadership Development

As a lifelong student of human behavior, a psychotherapist / family therapist turned organizational psychologist, Dr. Warren believes that a strong foundation of Emotional Intelligence builds great leaders, fosters employee engagement and creates great places to work. She has a wealth of knowledge and professional experience in the areas of collaboration, values-based leadership, coaching, and strategic business execution. Dr. Warren holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology and a Professional Post-Graduate Certificate in Leadership. She currently holds the position of Vice President of Leadership Development at the Institute for Health and Human Potential. She recently wrote an article on Soft Skills are essential.

Connect with Cranla on LinkedIn

Debbie Plager, Senior Talent & HR Leader, Executive Coach

As a Senior HR leader with expertise in strategic talent management, organizational development, executive and team coaching, and change management for high-profile corporations, Debbie is highly skilled in collaborating with all members of organizations to achieve business objectives. She has a proven track record for driving innovative people solutions, enhancing employee engagement, and building high performing teams.

Debbie has extensive experience in organizational development, organizational design, talent strategy and talent management, executive coaching and team-based coaching, change management, leadership development, strategic workforce planning, performance management redesign, design thinking, learning strategies, employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, process improvement. 

Connect with Debbie on LinkedIn

Sandra Rayner, Vice President of Product

With over 20 years of experience creating and implementing strategies that drive value for the customer, employees and all stakeholders, Sandra’s passion for implementing Emotional Intelligence in the workplace brought her to The Institute for Health and Human Potential in 2016 where she currently leads the development of our learning experiences.