Episode 12: David Cory, founder The Emotional Intelligence Training Company
September 18, 2017
David Corey, founder of the Emotional Intelligence Training Company, talks about the inception of the idea of emotional intelligence and the importance of honing interpersonal skills.
David is a leadership performance consultant specializing in individual and organizational performance improvement. He works with people on companies on improving their EI skills. He has some great advice regarding authentic communication in the workplace which will prove invaluable to recruiters.
EI is the “scientification” of people skills
Why smart people do dumb things
What makes an effective leader
The inception of the concept of EI
How stress impacts performance
Assessing what is in your control
The power of authentic communication
Three tips for recruiters
“Isn’t it interesting…that our school systems do not consistently…develop people to know and understand how they operate and to connect with others better.” -David Cory
“IQ…doesn’t help us to explain all of human behavior.” -David Cory
“Everything we do, pretty much, is viewed through an emotional lens.” -David Cory