Carolyn Stern is a successful entrepreneur who specializes in helping professionals get unstuck. As a lifelong learner and academic, Carolyn is a professor, corporate trainer, certified emotional intelligence expert, author and professional speaker. Her focus and passion have been on teaching emotional intelligence, leadership and team building in the workplace. She drives indi- viduals and corporations to learn how to connect authentically, communicate effectively and thrive collectively by interweaving emotional intelligence along the way. Due to her undeniable passion for all things EQ, she founded Carolyn Stern & Associates, a self-development consulting firm that focuses on helping professionals get unstuck using emotional intelligence. Carolyn also recently launched a new division of her business called EI Experience, which is a comprehensive learning and development experience for corporations. Carolyn is a professional member of the Canadian Associates of Professional Speakers, the National Speakers Association, and the Global Speakers Federation, making her a popular guest speaker at national and international conferences and seminars.

Carolyn holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Marketing, a Bachelor of Education, Business Education and a post-baccalaureate diploma in Primary Education from the University of British Columbia. She has also earned a post-baccalaureate diploma in International Business from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, and completed a Master of Arts in Leadership from Royal Roads University. Lastly, she is a certified facilitator in the area of emotional intelligence with MHS Inc.

 


Sunday 10:30 a.m. Room: 11

COACHING IN THE WORKPLACE

As a leader, growing new talent, continuing to develop others, and sparking a renewed sense of purpose in your seasoned professionals is a great opportunity and responsibility. You need to do it well. Coaching in the workplace is one of the many practices leaders need to learn to provide support to their teams. This keynote will teach you the steps and skills needed to start to have meaningful coaching conversations in the workplace.


Monday 10:30 a.m. Room: 11

CREATING A CULTURE OF ENGAGEMENT

Most employees are satisfied with their jobs, but are they engaged? All organizations want actively engaged employees because they are enthusiastic about their work, inspired and motivated by their leaders, empowered with autonomy to do the job their way, and confident they can achieve excellence. In this keynote, you will discover some of the traits that leaders need to create a culture of engagement within their teams. You will walk away with skills to develop deep, meaningful relationships with your staff, so they are committed to doing their best work for the organization.