What’s Missing in Higher Education?

June 27, 2019

Hayley Hesseln, PhD, B.Comm, CEC is the co-founder of EI ADVANTAGE, and is an Associate Professor at the University of Saskatchewan. Preparing students with the “soft skills” needed to succeed in the modern workplace is becoming more essential than ever, but are post-secondary institutions doing students a disservice by not developing attributes like Emotional Intelligence?Today, EI ADVANTAGE co-founder Hayley Hesseln, PhD, B.Comm, CEC shares how her experiences in academia and as an Associate...

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The Benefits of EQ for Teenagers

August 25, 2017

We often discuss the importance of emotional intelligence (EI) as it relates to the modern workplace; how businesses are changing and shifting priority away from individuals who are driven but can’t work well with others, to adaptive, responsive, and inclusive workplaces that foster greater levels of success. One of the best times to begin teaching...

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Emotional Intelligence: The Skills You Didn’t Learn in School

July 31, 2017

In the classroom, most curriculums are the same: you learn science, mathematics, geography, and other valuable educational subjects. However, there is one important subject that is missing from the classroom. Emotional intelligence, or EI, is a term used by psychologists that describes an individual’s ability to handle and read their own emotions, and how they...

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The Benefits of Coaching in Academia

September 13, 2016

Our vision is to create coaching cultures within the education and business sectors and build a bridge across these two domains. By fostering an environment of engagement and collaboration initially in the classroom, students develop essential coaching skills. As young people take their place as professionals in society, essential skills including communication, collaboration, critical thinking...

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Coaching in the Classroom

August 13, 2016

To contribute further to the field of education, we have created this program focused on building awareness of the field of emotional intelligence and your personal operating style, and providing training on coaching skills and a methodology to foster improved engagement in academia. Using a coach approach in the classroom requires that the lecturer (teachers...

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