You Have The IQ. How About Your EQ? (encore)

Presented by: 
Bruna Martinuzzi
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 9:00am
Point Grey Campus
Liu Institute for Global Issues, 6476 North West Marine Drive at West Mal, Multi-purpose room
Focus Area: Leading in the Workplace

Program Summary

Aristotle wrote that “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” For decades, a lot of emphasis was placed on cognitive aspects of intelligence such as logical reasoning, math skills, spatial skills and verbal skills.  But in today’s workplaces you cannot get ahead solely because of your intellectual skills and technical competence — it takes people-skills to truly excel and take yourself to the next level.  Emotional intelligence is trending. Articles on EQ are proliferating in scholarly journals. Organizations are delivering EQ training for their staff. Studies attesting to the ROI of EQ abound. Without a doubt, EQ is not a passing fad.  

This fast-paced and dynamic session will provide you with an understanding of the competencies that constitute emotional intelligence, as well as developmental activities for increasing your EQ. You will walk away with a toolkit of practical strategies and insights.

Check out this article from facilitator Bruna Martinuzzi:

What's Empathy Got To Do With It?


This session is designed for all members who would like to gain a deeper understanding of how to maximize their emotional intelligence in order to more effectively manage themselves and their relationships for greater success. Not sure if this session is right for you? Please contact

What AAPS Members have said about facilitator Bruna Martinuzzi

“The instructor was clear and practical. She gave very useful tips and provided clear illustrations of her points. She was able to demonstrate simple and easily achievable methods of improving presentation technique and organization.”

“Bruna had a wonderful and calming presence and I found her presentation style to be incredibly effective.”

What other clients have said about “You Have The IQ. How About Your EQ?’

Great examples and very good delivery. We found it very interesting. Interactive, like cultural presentation, something we can definitely utilize.–Knowledge Transfer Program (United Kingdom)

"It was an excellent session—many participants responded to me that they gained lots of useful tips and techniques that they could apply in both their personal lives and back at the office.  Your presentation style was also extremely effective—a great combination of presentation of leading-edge material, as well as gauging your audience well and involving them."                                           
                  Allison Rutherford, Executive Director, High Tech Exchange

What You Will Learn:

  • Enhance your self-awareness in a number of critical areas
  • Gain tools for self-mastery
  • Improve your workplace relationships

How You Will Learn:

  • Emotional Intelligence Assessment
  • Mini lectures
  • Pair learning
  • Group work
  • Video analysis

About Your Facilitator

Bruna Martinuzzi is the President of Clarion Enterprises Ltd., a consulting company specializing in leadership, emotional intelligence and presentation skills training and development.  In addition to the U.S. and Canada, she has conducted extensive training in the Middle East, Europe and Asia. Some of her clients include Microsoft, TELUS, and Saputo. Her training sessions are fast paced, information-packed, and incredibly practical.  Her style has been labeled as warm, inspiring, and engaging.

Bruna lectures at several universities including the Simon Fraser University MBA PDP program. She has also taught management development programs for corporate clients of SFU Learning Strategies Group. Bruna speaks at numerous events, such as the TELUS Leadership Forums, and the International Microsoft ExPo Leadership.

Bruna speaks six languages and holds a Bachelor of Arts (1982) and a Master of Arts (1986) from the University of British Columbia.  She is the recipient of several awards, including the Izaak Killam Pre-doctoral Fellowship for three years in a row, the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada Award, and the BC Workplace Excellence Award for Unusual Innovation. She has numerous emotional intelligence certifications, including: Emotional Competency Inventory from the Hay Group in Boston, EQ-i 2.0 Certification from Oka in Fairfax, Learning in Action Technologies in Seattle, and Advanced Trainer EQ Certification from Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Network in San Francisco.   

Bruna is the author of Presenting with Credibility: Practical Tools and Techniques for Effective Presentations (2012) and The Leader as a Mensch: Become the Kind of Person Others Want to Follow (2009.)  She is also a business columnist for American Express Business.

Event Details

You Have The IQ. How About Your EQ?
Facilitated by Bruna Martinuzzi

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Session A: 9:00am–12:15pm
Session B: 1:00pm–4:15pm

Point Grey Campus
Building: Liu Institute for Global Issues
Address: 6476 North West Marine Drive at West Mall [MAP]
Room: Multi-purpose room:


Please follow this link to register. Please note this is a half-day session. The same session is repeated in the afternoon. When you register please select either session A or session B.

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