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Tom Aerden

Workshop: The X-factor of life: Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

By Tom Aerden

Brussels: 11 May 2016

“Life is not about you; it’s about the people around you.” And that’s where emotional intelligence comes in: how to better understand and get along with other people. Although some people are naturally more emotionally intelligent than others, you can develop emotional intelligence even if you aren’t born with it.

Your emotional intelligence is the basis for a variety of different skills — it impacts most everything you say and do each day. Emotional intelligence is the best predictor of performance in the workplace and the strongest driver of leadership and personal excellence.  Increased emotional intelligence will improve team performance; improve decision making; reduce stress and increase your personal well-being.

At the end of this workshop, participants will have an insight on:

  • The four elements of Emotional Intelligence
  • How to Express Empathy
  • How to avoid Expressing Empathy

About Tom

Tom Aerden (@tomaerden) is a seasoned business and marketing professional with international experience both in Belgium and in the USA. As a business catalyst, he has a passion for sharing knowledge and leadership best practices.  Business, marketing, communication, leadership, optimism, his family, self-development and mountainbiking are, in no particular order, the things that drive him. He regularly leads workshops and trainings, combined with occasional guest-lectures at colleges.

Practical Information

11 May 2016 from 18h45-21h00

Boulevard St Michel 47, 1040 Brussels

Public transport: Metro: Montgomery; Tram: Boileau

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How much?
A contribution of €12 to cover expenses including materials, drinks, snacks, etc.

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  1. Jeffrey Baumgartner
  2. Andy Whittle
  3. Tom Aerden
  4. Frans Nijs
  5. Justo Stoll
  6. Ray Snider
  7. Peter WW
  8. + Guest
  9. Carine Sottiaux
  10. Martin
  11. Carolyn Moody
  12. Lenka Gackova
  13. Cameron Chow
  14. Stephen Lawson
  15. José Gomes
  16. Patricia Ghyoros
  17. Véronique M
  18. Oli Vetti *
  19. Yannick Bollati *
  20. Helena Ruiz Fabra *
  21. Annette Hormann *
  22. Gillian McLaughlin *

  23. Sarah Sherriff **
  24. Lars Sudmann **
  25. Mihaela Matei **
  26. Wendy Deyell **
  27. Bruno Duarte **
  28. Frans Nijs **
  29. Camilia Dogaru **
  30. Gisèle de Moffarts **
  31. Erik Shun Leung **
  32. Larry Moffet **
  33. Benoit Watteyne **
  34. Daisy Tsvete **



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** Registered as "Interested" on Facebook which, in practice, means they probably won't come. But we appreciate their enthusiasm and support nonetheless.


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