Yale School of Medicine professor Marc Brackett compellingly talks about the importance of emotional intelligence (EI) in educational and business environments. Students who learn to improve their EI have better life outcomes; businesses that create a healthy EI environment enjoy improved working relations and greater creativity. Brackett uses the acronym RULER to outline the five essential emotional skills: Recognizing, Understanding, Labeling, Expressing and Regulating. No matter your temperament or age, you can learn to develop your EI and reap the benefits to your creativity, relationships and health.
About the Speaker
Marc Brackett is the founder and director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and a professor in the Yale School of Medicine’s Child Study Center. He’s the author of Permission to Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help Our Kids, Ourselves, and Our Society to Thrive.
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