KEY SKILLS FOR LIFE
Join us at any one of our public program workshops or seminars, or we can create a program for your organisation or group that is unique and personalised to meet specific criteria. We have three different types of training sessions available to help you with Key Skills for Life. These are as follows..
There is a need within our community - at all levels and walks of life - for people whose wish it is that they could communicate and interact with one another more comfortably and more effectively.
It is our purpose to facilitate that change, to support and guide you to make the adjustments necessary that will enable you to be 'that' person who can communicate comfortably, effectively, without stress and without a feeling of inadequacy or frustration.
To meet this need we introduce you to Emotional Intelligence, described as being 'the ability to monitor one's own and others' feelings and emotions, to discriminate among them and to use this information to guide one's thinking and actions.'
Emotional Intelligence is measured using 5-major components and 15-subcomponents:
1) Intrapersonal Skills (ability to understand and apply personal emotions)
- Self Regard - (the ability to accept oneself as basically good)
- Emotional Self Awareness - (the ability to recognize one's own feelings, which allows us to manage them and make better decisions. It is important to be positive even when challenged because it results in more focused thinking)
- Assertiveness - (the ability to express feelings, beliefs, and thoughts without becoming antagonistic and uncooperative towards others)
- Independence - (the ability to be self-directed and self-controlled in ones thinking and actions and to be free of emotional dependency)
- Self Actualization - (the ability to realise one's own potential)
2) Interpersonal Skills (people skills)
- Empathy - (understanding the feelings of others, which enables us to respond appropriately to changes in the emotional climate of others; Significant others, take note)
- Social Responsibility - (being a cooperative, contributing, and constructive member of various social groups)
- Interpersonal Relationships - (ability to establish and maintain mutually beneficial relationships noted for their intimacy and by the giving & receiving of affection, whether it be as a lover, friend, family member, or loyal employee)
- Stress Management - (ability to handle challenges)
- Stress Tolerance - (ability to handle difficult situations without 'falling apart')
- Impulse Control - (ability to resist or delay an impulse, drive, or temptation to act; controlling the need for 'instant gratification')
3) Adaptability (Ability to react quickly, appropriately, and efficiently to change)
- 'Reality Testing' - (ability to assess the correspondence between what is experienced and what objectively exists; knowing what you want to do vs. what you actually can do)
- Flexibility - (ability to adjust one's emotions, thoughts, and behaviours to changing situations and conditions)
- Problem Solving - (ability to identify and define problems as well as to generate and implement potentially effective solutions)
4) General Mood
By using these principles we guide you to review your perceptions, the way you view various situations, and other people; we will lead you to an increased self-confidence with comfortable interactions that will enable you to move freely through life, having easy, open conversations with people in all situations, and from all walks of life.
The need for healthy interaction, healthy self-esteem and an innate trust of one another is one of such great importance, almost nothing else surpasses it.. There are some who do not progress their career due to a lack of Emotional Intelligence, whose relationships fail, and some who live lonely lives simply because they lack the skills to communicate and interact effectively.
It is a strongly held belief that those individuals with high Emotional Intelligence will surpass those with a high Intellect (IQ), simply because they have the 'people skills' required to get along with others..
Less than 10% of people are natural 'socialisers'..
These Seminars and Workshops are fun and challenging while encouraging a re-think of the behaviours and attitudes of a lifetime. Suitable for all adults from all walks of life.
WOMEN SAYING 'NO' TO CONTROL / EQ FOR WOMEN
This course meets two needs.. firstly for women who wish to address the principles of EQ (as above) but wish to do this work in a women's-only group; and secondly for women who feel they are not fulfilled.. are perhaps being under-valued - at home, at work or socially.
Women, are individuals and they have the right to be free-thinking! As a woman you must be true to yourself, have your own beliefs, preferences and a strong sense of self-worth.
For many however this is not the case... There is a tendency to defer to those around us - be that our boss, work colleagues, family or husband/partner; to allow them to make our decisions for us and on the whole, make us feel that we are 'less'...
Does this sound familiar? If so, would you like to change this - become a more independent, free-thinking individual, with a strong sense of self-worth and belief in yourself and your opinions - be someone who cannot be easily swayed by others?
This course works with the principles of Emotional Intelligence (details above) and it may be that the issues of external control do not apply to you, however you wish to work on your communication/socialising/networking skills in an all-female group
This Seminar is not about 'Women's Rights' in the commonly understood way, rather we demonstrate to Women that they are individuals and must be true to themselves, not allow themselves to be treated as 'less', bullied, or undermined.. We address communication models,
We address how this generally comes about and how you can begin to reverse these behaviours; build on your self-esteem, become more comfortable with who you are, not who others wish you to be!
Join us on this exciting journey of discovery, enhancement and growth - and have some fun along the way!
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