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  • Writer's pictureSophie M

Future Of Business | Does EQ play a vital role?

According to the EQ Summit, Business is changing. How we use technology, treat employees and look at performance has changed monumentally over the past few years. Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness and Creativity has now been pin pointed as some of the biggest predictors of performance in the workplace. Business Leaders now understand they need to establish a culture of Emotional Intelligence to create a thriving and innovative organisation and stay ahead.

The EQ Summit brings together researchers, practitioners and business leaders from around the world to explore how Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness, and Creativity provide the vital skills for solving the challenges of leading businesses in the New Economy. Their mission is to show organisations and practitioners how Emotional Intelligence can be adapted within any organisation or workplace to provide competitive edge.

The EQ Summit is hosting some world class speakers including:

  • Sir Ken Robinson, who works with governments, education systems, international agencies and global corporations, to unlock the creative energy of people and organizations. He has been named as one of Time/Fortune/CNN’s ‘Principal Voices’. He is the most watched speaker in TED’s history viewed by an estimated 350 million people in 160 countries.

  • Daniel Goleman is an internationally known psychologist and New York Times bestselling author. His seminal book Emotional Intelligence has sold more than 5 million copies worldwide. The Financial Times, Wall Street Journal and Accenture Institute for Strategic Change have listed Goleman among the most influential business thinkers.

  • Baroness Susan Greenfield, Scientist, writer and member of the House of Lords. Regarded as one of the most influential and inspiring people in Britain by Debretts 500, 2014

  • Jeremy Darroch, CEO of Sky and Board member for the Council for Industry and Higher Education along with Board member for the Youth Sports Trust

  • Dr Martyn Newman, Corporate and Clinical Phycologist and author of bestselling book, Emotional Capitalist.

  • Ruby Wax, OBE, Actress, mental health campaigner lecturer and author with two No.1 bestselling books to date.

The Event, which is headline sponsored by Sky for the second time, is working with b2b partnerships to find right-fit companies to partner this high profile event leading the debate and thought on Emotional Intelligence. b2b are excited to be working on such a high profile event with leading experts on EQ from around the globe.

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