What is your EQ?

Estimated watch time: 64 mins 
Available credits: none
Speaker: Ria Dark, M.S., L.S.W., S.A.P., R.Y.T.

Emotional intelligence is your ability to recognize and understand emotions in yourself and others, and your ability to use this awareness to manage your behavior and relationships. It helps improve communication, management, problem-solving, and relationships within the workplace. It can be learned and improved. People with high EI:

– Make better decisions and solve problems
– Keep cool under pressure
– Resolve conflicts
– Have greater empathy
– Listen, reflect and respond to constructive criticism


  1. Learn the ability to cope with daily situations and get along in the world
  2. Understand how the emotional brain impacts behavior
  3. Learn about ‘amygdala hijack’ which causes cognitive thinking to stop
  4. Learn about four aspects of Emotional Intelligence 
  5. Practice calm breathing and focused listening

About the Speakers:

Ria Dark, MS, LSW, SAP, RYT, is the CEO and Founder of 2Rogues, and Clinical Director of Comprehensive Benefits Consultants. Ria is a highly sought after speaker on Wellness, Emotional Intelligence, Mental Health, Life Balance and mastering of soft skills. Ms. Dark is certified by the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board as a licensed provider. Ria is also a Substance Abuse Professional for the Department of Transportation.

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