Given the changing dynamics of society and the pressures on Extension organizations to adapt, leadership effectiveness has become a crucial element of success. The program presented here is designed to enhance individual emotional intelligence. Through in-depth engagement of the participants, they learn to apply dynamics of emotional intelligence, enabling them as leaders to inspire commitment, motivate others, and build lasting relationships for the continued success of their organizations. An evaluation of this professional development program documented enhanced individual emotional intelligence.
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Argabright, K. J., King, J., Cochran, G. R., & Chen, C. Y. (2013). Leadership Institute: Building Leadership Capacity Through Emotional Intelligence. The Journal of Extension, 51(2), Article 4. https://doi.org/10.34068/joe.51.02.04