8th - 9th April 2020 | Conference

SB20 Istanbul: Do you have what it takes to scale change?

Fairmont Quasar Istanbul, Turkey

WORKSHOP: Do You Have What It Takes to Scale Change? Emotional Intelligence for Sustainability Leadership


Shannon Houde, ICF-certified leadership and impact coach, is delighted to be at SB20 Istanbul and will open your eyes to how we, as change leaders, can leverage our emotional intelligence skills to shift mindsets about the value of sustainability.

Did you know that emotional intelligence (EQ) is responsible for 58 percent of performance in all types of jobs, and 90 percent of top performers are high in EQ? In addition, people with high EQ scores make on average $29,000 more per year than their lower-EQ counterparts.

Emotional intelligence is largely thought of as people skills — how we perceive and express ourselves and how we develop and maintain social relationships. But neuroscience and brain-based leadership studies have shown that it is so much more.

Drawing on a recent report from the University of Cambridge on Behavioral Competencies for Sustainability Leaders and the 20+ years of recruiting and coaching in the sustainability space, Shannon Houde will coach attendees on how to focus on their competencies to thrive in shaping scalable impact.

Shannon is sharing Daniel Goleman’s EI framework, that she is teaching as a Meta Coach for in his newly launched certification program. Come learn how you rate the 12 competencies when shaping scalable change as sustainability influencers, especially the most important one, empathy.

She will facilitate an interactive discussion, after a short presentation, with the goal of unpacking where you excel in Emotional Intelligence and where you could focus on improving to become a better leader.

Note: You must be registered for the SBIST20 conference to attend this workshop.


8th - 9th April 2020


Fairmont Quasar Istanbul, Turkey