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Emotional Intelligence Special Interest Group

May 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

$10.00 – $32.50


Emotional Intelligence SIG

Title: The Relevance of EI in the Workplace and Exploring and Supporting Confidence in Our Clients

Guest Speaker: Irené Turtle, Executive and Team Coach

Host: Desiree Briel Rodi, ACC 

CCEs: 1.0 Core Competencies, 0.5 Resource Development

Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Pacific Time

Location: Virtual meeting via Zoom.us / Your link to join the conference will be sent after registering. Remember to log in before registering for the event.


In this podcast-style session, we will have the opportunity to learn from Coach Irené Turtle about how she integrates emotional intelligence into her coaching and gets beneath the surface with her clients without using terms like “emotional intelligence” and “psychological safety.” We will also have an opportunity to hear what trends she’s seen in coaching, particularly as they relate to emotions and emotional intelligence, and how she has addressed the trends and challenges. Finally, we will explore the topic of “confidence” with her as a trending topic of coaching in her practice. Participants will have an opportunity to ask Irené questions. Bring your topics of interest and your curiosity, and feel free to email ahead of time to ask questions you’d like to explore.

Key Takeaways:

  • Know more about trends in workplace topics and needs for emotional intelligence coaching.
  • Discover why Coach Irené Turtle refrains from using terms such as “emotional intelligence” and “psychological safety” in her work and have knowledge of how to integrate these learnings into your own coaching.
  • Hear how she navigates coaching conversations to get to the emotional heart of the matter without using these catchphrases and learn new skills to support your clients.
  • Explore the coaching topic of Confidence, how and why confidence comes and goes, what emotions are beneath it, and how to manage emotions when you experience something that shakes your confidence or the confidence of your clients.


About Irené Turtle

Irené Turtle is an Executive and Team Coach certified by the ICF and EMCC and is based in Los Angeles, California, with clients nationally and Executives as well as systemic team coaching for the people they lead. She focuses on working with technology and high-growth companies where virtual, global, and multi-cultural teams are common. Irené has over twenty-five years of experience working with companies in technology, entertainment, consumer products, and financial services. She helps her clients to develop confidence and build on their communication, conflict resolution, delegation, and team development skills. She also works with teams as a facilitator, workshop leader, and team coach and helps them increase their awareness, their ability to work well together, and operate at a high-performance level. She specializes in virtual, global, and multicultural teams.




About Desiree Briel Rodi

Desiree Briel Rodi is an ACC-certified coach who harnesses the power of Emotional Intelligence to drive awareness, action, and accountability. She has worked in higher education administration, non-profit management, and people & business strategy. Desiree holds a B.A. in Art and in American Studies from Yale University, an MBA from Seattle University, where she has assisted with graduate leadership courses, a Certificate in Evidence-Based Coaching, and an MA in Organizational Development and Change from Fielding Graduate University, where she is now pursuing a Ph.D.




May 28
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
$10.00 – $32.50
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