Jean Ann Larson, PhD

Chief Leadership Development Officer, UAB Health System

Chief Leadership Development Officer, UAB Health System / UAB School of Medicine. Dr. Larson has over 25 years’ experience as a senior leader, organizational and leadership development expert and process improvement consultant. She is a sought after facilitator and speaker who enjoys bringing out the very best in leaders and teams. Larson holds a doctorate in organizational change from Pepperdine University and an MBA in international management from Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management and a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Wichita State University.

Session Description:

The Power to Change – Leveraging your Emotional Intelligence

Higher levels of emotional intelligence allow us to be open to new ideas, to think of new approaches and methods to innovate how we improve processes, leverage tools and lead our organization through necessary change. This workshop demonstrates how growing our Emotional Intelligence can enhance our ability to drive transformation of our teams and organizations. The session provides tips on how to use Emotional Quotient (EQ) to think more creatively, communicate positively and drive cultural change.