Diversity Speaker in Focus: Dr. Anita Rowe

Anita Rowe, Ph.D. has lectured widely, giving keynote speeches, facilitating team building retreats ad teaching seminars across the country and in Europe and Asia. She also continues to teach about diversity, not only through training in client organizations, but also through institutions such as the Intercultural Communication Institute in Portland, Oregon and the Emotional Intelligence and Diversity…


Essential Emotional Intelligence Skills: Empathy

Empathy, the ability to walk in another’s shoes and understand that reality, is a powerful tool for relating across differences and creating synergy on a team.  Empathy enables you to demonstrate understanding, make connections and defuse emotions.  It is especially helpful in emotionally charged situations.  Empathy does not solve problems or resolve conflict.  Rather it…

EID Model

How Important is Emotional Intelligence? What are the Benefits of Emotional Intelligence & Diversity?

As we recently discussed, there is a growing recognition of the value of Emotional Intelligence.  Much has been written about the benefits¹ of the Emotional Intelligence model and how developing these competencies can help create competitive advantage through: Increased performance Enhanced innovation Effective use of time and resources Improved motivation and teamwork Restored Trust In…

EIDI Chart

What is Emotional Intelligence? What is Emotional Intelligence & Diversity?

We strongly believe in the value of Emotional Intelligence, in developing the necessary skills to be a better leader, and in assisting organizations in their drive to provide more open, honest, committed, and productive environments. Emotional Intelligence refers to the capacity for recognizing our own feelings and those of others, for motivating ourselves, and for managing emotions…