August My Business Series

Aug 29

Emotional Intelligence + The Workplace

How does Emotional Intelligence Affect My Success

Did you know your EQ (Emotional intelligence) is a better predictor than your IQ of how successful you will be in life? So what is EQ and how do you know if you have it?

Join us on Thursday, August 29th from noon and 2 pm as EZ Micro welcomes Jim Byrnes of Family Promise along with our very own Hillary Spear, SHRM-CP to talk about Emotional Intelligence in the workplace. Discover why EQ is so vital in today's work culture and what you can do about it.


If you’ve ever wondered what other people are thinking or curious about how interpersonal relationships affect your success, don’t miss this workshop. You’ll walk out with a better understanding of who you are and some great techniques to better handle workplace relationships.


We are excited to have Jim and Hillary lead a workshop where you will learn the answers to these questions

  • Understand if you can raise your EQ or if you’re born with it.
  • Discover how your EQ effects your leadership and the people you manage.
  • Learn how to understand yourself and other people’s reactions better.
  • Practice EQ techniques to help your team’s success
  • Discover ways to deal with your negative thoughts and reactions.
  • Learn about the Platinum Rule of Treating Others.

Jim Byrnes, Executive Director of Family Promise, brings a wealth of leadership development experience to the Lehigh Valley, Family Promise and beyond. Before joining Family Promise, Jim was CEO of the Allentown Rescue Mission and a consultant for various firms, advising clients across the nonprofit spectrum, as well as companies focused on manufacturing, entertainment and customer service. His work ranges from team building and job coaching to communication, sales management and professional development.

A lifetime Pennsylvania native & graduate of Lehigh University's College of Business and Economics, Hillary Spear began her career in the craft of personality testing with the renowned Caliper Human Strategies, outsourced human resources. Starting as a Marketing Coordinator, HR quickly became Hillary's passion and she rose to Senior Product Development Specialist during her tenure. From there, Hillary took her human resources and operational expertise to Allentown Rescue Mission where she held the position of Director of Operations. She has earned her SHRM certification and continues to develop her passion for people at EZ Micro as Communications Manager, Leadership Trainer and HR Advisor.

Don’t miss EZ Micro "My Business" Series Lunch + Learn Series on Emotional Intelligence! 



WHEN..................THURSDAY, August 29TH 12:00pm to 2:00pm


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