Spa show 2020 featured speaker

Carolyn Stern is a successful entrepreneur who specializes in helping professionals get unstuck. As a lifelong learner and academic, Carolyn is a professor, corporate trainer, certified emotional intelligence expert, author and professional speaker. Her focus and passion have been on teaching emotional intelligence, leadership and team building in the workplace. She drives individuals and corporations to learn how to connect authentically, communicate effectively and thrive collectively by interweaving emotional intelligence along the way. Due to her undeniable passion for all things EQ, she founded Carolyn Stern & Associates, a self-development consulting firm that focuses on helping professionals get unstuck using emotional intelligence. Carolyn also recently launched a new division of her business called EI Experience, which is a comprehensive learning and development experience for corporations. Carolyn is a professional member of the Canadian Associates of Professional Speakers, the National Speakers Association, and the Global Speakers Federation, making her a popular guest speaker at national and international conferences and seminars.

Carolyn holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Marketing, a Bachelor of Education, Business Education and a post-baccalaureate diploma in Primary Education from the University of British Columbia. She has also earned a post-baccalaureate diploma in International Business from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, and completed a Master of Arts in Leadership from Royal Roads University. Lastly, she is a certified facilitator in the area of emotional intelligence with MHS Inc.

 


Sunday 1:30 p.m. Room: 205-B

DEVELOPING EMOTIONALLY INTELLIGENT TEAMS

Think about all the people with whom you come into contact in your work life: colleagues, board members and other volunteers, donors, clients, and the general public and so on. With this large network of people connected to your organization, learning to work together is vital and emotional intelligence is the key to your team’s success. In this keynote, discover how to build high-performing teams by understanding the key competencies that can make or break your team.


Monday 1:30 a.m. Room: 205-B

LEVERAGING YOUR LEADERSHIP STRENGTHS

Research suggests that when people align their strengths with their goals, they are much more likely to achieve them. And when people realize their goals, they tend to be happier and more fulfilled with the result. Do you know your leadership strengths? Do you know how to use those strengths to your maximum advantage? In this keynote, discover how to leverage your strengths, put your natural abilities to use and commit to being an outstanding performer.