The Calm Person in the Boat: Leveraging Emotional Intelligence during COVID-19

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THE CALM PERSON IN THE BOAT: LEVERAGING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE DURING COVID-19
The world and your people are facing not one virus, but two: Covid-19 and the virus of fear.

Fear can get in the way of our ability to think clearly, make good decisions and work effectively as a team. And yet this is exactly what we need to do right now to successfully navigate this crisis. Your team requires Emotional Intelligence based tools to manage their brains and behavior under pressure so they can remain calm and form the kind of response your organization needs today.
Specifically, your team will learn:

  • Strategies to be the “calm person in the boat” who can deal with the uncertainty and fear rampant in today’s environment
  • How to coach others who are at a distance and feeling overwhelmed emotionally by the change and challenges they are experiencing
  • How to make difficult decisions and have difficult conversations
  • Habits of individuals who perform at a high level under pressure
This powerful program is delivered by J.P. Pawliw-Fry who is a contributing columnist for The Economic Times (the second-highest circulation newspaper in the world). Dr. Pawliw-Fry’s high-content and enormously inspiring leadership presentations include a fascinating multimedia show and leave audiences with something different: strategies that they can implement the very next day to make a real difference.
 



Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Thought Leader, Leadership, Performance and Change Expert

Dr. J.P. Pawliw-Fry is an emotional intelligence keynote speaker, leadership thought leader, peak performance expert, and co-author of the New York Times bestseller, Performing Under Pressure. As a speaker and consultant, J.P. challenges groups to think differently about human behavior, leadership and how to manage the pressure that is overtaking so many organizations and individuals today.

Dr. J.P. Pawliw-Fry’s Bio…
Organizations face big challenges: whether it is an accelerated rate of change, the threat of disruption, ambitious targets or aggressive competition. They can only overcome these challenges with exceptional and authentic leadership.
For over twenty years, JP’s curiosity and passion for helping people manage their emotions has driven his research-based approach (his organization surveys over 38,000 people a month) in developing science-based skills and tools required to build a culture of exceptional leadership. His work with leaders from Fortune 500 companies such as Goldman Sachs, Intel, Coco-Cola and Johnson & Johnson, as well as the US Marines, Olympic athletes and NBA and NFL teams has provided him with considerable opportunities to test his science-based tools in environments of high pressure. He knows what works when leaders face their most significant challenges.

As a provocative and highly captivating speaker and thought leader, JP brings engaging stories and a lot of fun to every keynote. He challenges groups to think differently about human behavior, leadership and how to manage the pressure that is overtaking so many organizations and individuals today. JP provides real tools to help teams leverage the power of vulnerability and empathy, teaching the science of emotional intelligence to embrace pressure and manage the disruption and challenge they are facing.
JP is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller, Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When it Matters Most, published in 65 countries with multiple translations. When he is not traveling the globe, JP can be found reading, out dancing, or cherishing time with family. It is no coincidence that he loves working with professional and Olympic athletes as he is himself an avid and enthusiastic athlete. JP loves to participate in a variety of sports including running, volleyball, hockey, and swimming and considers himself a ‘professional’ rugby fan.