Dr. Barbara Kerr: How can we positively influence others by changing the way we interact with them?
Today we have with us Dr. Barbara Kerr! Having identified the skills of emotional intelligence as highly significant to the success and well-being of individuals, teams, and organizations, Barbara has provided coaching, workshops, online courses, and presentations in emotional intelligence for people in business, education, healthcare, and non-profits. In addition to earning her doctorate in English and serving as a college instructor, Barbara has completed a post-graduate training course as a Master Certified Executive Coach and is a certified administrator of the EQ-I 2.0, an emotional intelligence inventory, as well as a number of other assessments to assist individuals, teams, and organizations in moving forward to fulfill their vision. She is the author of a workbook based on the online course, Emotional Intelligence for a Compassionate World: Workbook for Enhancing Emotional Intelligence Skills, available on amazon.com in print or Kindle editions.
In episode number 195 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we find out why Barbara chose Temple University in Philadelphia for her Masters Degree, why she put together a self-paced workbook for adults called “Emotional Intelligence for a Compassionate World”, seven questions to ask yourself to explore your own Self-Awareness, real-life scenarios of both “strong” and “needs improvement” for self-awareness, how we become more adept at reading emotional cues in others, how we can positively influence others by changing the way you interact with them, how we can build and maintain resilience despite all the stress, how college students can develop self-compassion and compassion for others, and what one can do if they are the victim of cyber bullying on sites like YikYak. Enjoy!