Building Emotional Intelligence to Improve Productivity & Relationships

Emotional Intelligence for Productivity and Relationships

Curriculum Outline and Learning Objectives
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Emotional Intelligence

Learning Objectives

  • Helps participants recognize what respect should look (and feel) like within their workplace
  • Identifies behaviors that support both personal and organizational values
  • Identifies how the brain reacts to disrespectful behaviors while damaging morale and productivity

  • Teaches specific tools for changing disrespectful behavior patterns
  • Explains the impact that stereotypes have on our actions and decisions
  • Links our capacity for respecting others to our respect of self
  • Explores the role that attitudes play in promoting respectful workplaces
  • Provides framework for designing a respectful workplace plan of action

We offer our training program in a variety of learning formats to meet the needs of your organization

We have trained over 500,000 people on 5 continents in 30 different languages since 1997.


According to a report by McKinsey, companies in the top quartile for gender diversity on executive teams are

more likely to have above-average profitability

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What is Connecting With Respect?

The Road To Inclusion

CWR is an interactive learning program suitable for managers, individual contributors, and (especially) senior leaders. Most importantly, it leads to improved workplace attitudes and behaviors quickly.

Based on research from the fields of neuroscience, psychology and organizational effectiveness, it provides your team members with a proven toolkit for anchoring respect for people as a core cultural competency in your organization.

Inclusion can be shown by any action or behavior that makes another person feel connected, valued and safe within the community they wish to be a part of.

Paul Meshanko, Founder, Legacy Business Cultures

1. Introducing Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

  • Course outline and expectations
  • History of EQ
  • What are the 5 EQ competencies and why do they matter?
  • Introduction to the Learning Journal

2. The Journey Starts with Self-awareness

  • Review myLegacy (or other) 360 feedback results (optional)
  • EQ Self-assessment
  • Map out behavior/performance improvement opportunities
  • Discuss and map out core personal values
  • Explore why integrity is the “super value” over all others

3. Attitudes – The Science of Self-Motivation

  • Learn why attitudes are the best predictor of long-term success
  • Discuss the role that words and language play in shaping attitudes and behaviors
  • Explore why the brain biologically struggles with change
  • Discuss how the perception of control impacts readiness to change
  • Explore neuro-plasticity and practice using self-talk to “rewire” your brain for increased effectiveness

4. Mastering Habits & Behavior Change (Not included in 4-hour session)

  • Further explore the science of neuro-plasticity
  • Learn how to use affirmative reminders to reinforce behavior change
  • Download and practice using the myLegacy mobile app (INCLUDED) for staying on track with goals and behavior change efforts

5. Goal Setting and Action Planning (Not included in 4-hour session)

  • Learning to set mission & values-based goals
  • Create action plans with contingency back-ups for when things get off track
  • Discuss the importance of personal goals & work-life balance
  • Learn how to leverage the help and encouragement of others to make sure that the most important goals get done

6. Building Healthy Self and Team Esteem (Not included in 4-hour session)

  • Define healthy self (& group) esteem and explore how it impacts effectiveness, confidence and well-being
  • Take personal self-esteem survey
  • Create action plans for promoting healthier personal and team esteem
  • Learn how to facilitate the creation of a Code of Cooperation with your own team members

7. Creating a Foundation of Respect and Inclusion

  • Explore the difference between respect and tolerance
  • Discuss how respect and inclusion positively affect the human brain and why they are critical for optimal team performance
  • Discuss how disrespect and exclusion are toxic to the human brain and damage both individual and team productivity
  • Learn a listening/interaction technique for increasing your capacity for empathy and building a “bridge of respect” to peers and subordinates in a matter of minutes

8. Wrap up

  • Share best practices and lessons learned

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Your Facilitator

Paul Meshanko

Paul Meshanko

Paul Meshanko has inspired over 500,000 people in 20 countries. He is consistently rated a “best in class” keynote speaker and facilitator by companies nationwide. His speaking themes include workplace diversity, organizational culture, personal effectiveness, change management, team-building, time management and work-life balance. Paul is President & Founder of Legacy Business Cultures and author of The Respect Effect: Using the Science of Neuroleadership to Inspire a More Loyal and Productive Workplace.

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