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FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015 Christine Lottman LISW-S University of Cincinnati TAKE 5 CONFERENCE
MAKE IT HAPPEN! CHANGE + IMAGINE PROCESS + EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE – A POWERFUL COMBINATION!
Making it Happen – from Theory to Application Change – It’s a Process, not an Event! IMAGINE – For Innovative Idea to Evaluation of Progress (and everything in between!) Emotional Intelligence – What does this have to do with anything?! And, the plan is…
EI – What does it have to do with – Making It Happen?! EVERYTHING!
Introductions – The Mood Meter How are you feeling? Pleasant Unpleasant High FEELING Low ENERGY
PREPARE Identify Problems to address Review your Institutional and Personal Reality Establish primary goals Identify relevant People of influence Assess potential financial costs and benefits to institution and clients Review personal and professional Risk Evaluate the potential success of a macro change process
What Is Emotional Intelligence? * “the ability to perceive emotions, to access and generate emotions so as to assist thought, to understand emotions and emotional meanings, and to reflectively regulate emotions in ways that promote emotional and intellectual growth” — Salovey & Mayer
The Function of Emotions Emotions influence: Attention, memory, and learning Decision making and judgment Relationship quality Physical and mental health
Effective Use of our Emotions – Adaptive Functions Fight Injustice Critical analysis Increase awareness Brainstorm Creative planning Generate enthusiasm Edit document Proofread Show empathy Gain agreement Before presenting Self-reflection 27
Mood Meter Pleasant Unpleasant High FEELING Low ENERGY Surprised Pleased Afraid Enraged Annoyed Content Tired Sad Bored Excited Serene Melancholy 1. Where are you on the Mood Meter? 2. What caused you to feel this way? 3. What word best describes your current feeling? 4. How are you expressing this feeling?
Mood Meter Pleasant Unpleasant High FEELING Low ENERGY 1.Where are you on the Mood Meter? (Recognizing) 2.Why do you feel this way? (Understanding) 3.What word best describes your current feeling? (Labeling 4.How are you expressing your feeling? (Expressing) 5.How will you manage your feeling? (Regulating)
Regulating P – prevent an unwanted emotion R – reduce an unwanted emotion I – initiate a new emotion M – maintain an existing emotion E – enhance or create an emotion 30
IMAGINE Innovative Idea Muster support and formulate an action system Identify Assets Specify Goals, objectives, and action steps to attain them Implement the plan Neutralize opposition Evaluate progress
Thank you and Be Kind! Kindness Trumps! Christine A. Lottman firstname.lastname@example.org
Resources The Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence – www.ei.yale.edu www.ei.yale.edu The Emotionally Intelligent Manager – Caruso & Salovey Generalist Practice with Organizations and Communities – Kirst-Ashman & Hull (The IMAGINE process for change) Therapy with Difficult Clients – Hanna (Assessing readiness for change) Quiet – Cain (The Strengths of Introversion) Quiet Influence – Kahnweiler Christine Lottman – email@example.com@uc.edu