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Applied Emotional Intelligence

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Date and Time: March 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Venue: Alexandria Technical & Community College

Address: 1601 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States

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Research reveals that up to 58 percent of one’s success in the workplace is attributed to emotional intelligence (Talent Smart, Inc.). This engaging workshop will explore the important role that emotional intelligence plays in your life and how it can be developed and refined for greater success in any setting. We will address the basic concepts that inform emotional intelligence, the value of self-awareness, understanding those around you, controlling your emotions, and managing your biases. This exciting session will assist you in growing your emotional intelligence.


Steve Wischmann is the founder and owner of Horizon Performance Solutions, LLC, a leadership and organizational development consulting company. Steve specializes in growing professional capacity and sustained success in people and teams. He retired at the rank of Captain after three decades of military service in the U.S. Coast Guard that included several command assignments and executive positions in Federal government. Steve has an M.A in Public Policy and Management with dual concentrations in policy analysis and public management. He served for six years as an Adjunct Professor at Hilbert College, in Hamburg, New York, teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses in business management and public administration. Steve has extensive background in providing organizational and workforce development strategies and programs for small businesses, corporate teams, government agencies, and public service organizations.