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Jen Shirkani with Choose Resilience: Break Out of Your Comfort Zone Using the Power of Emotional Intelligence

November 28, 2017

Jen Shirkani is a nationally recognized expert on emotional intelligence and a featured speaker at national and state conferences, universities, government agencies, and at business organizations around the world. She is also the author of Ego vs EQ, a leader s guide to leveraging the power of emotional intelligence. She has spent over 25-years working with organizations from the Fortune 50 to family-owned entities as a business consultant and executive coach. In addition to emotional intelligence, she frequently speaks and writes about workplace challenges, including interviewing and selection, employee engagement and motivation, generational differences, and coachability. Jen has been a frequent guest of several national radio programs, and has been featured in Bloomberg/Businessweek, Leadership Excellence magazine, Investors Daily, Business Insider, Publishers Weekly, Fast Company, Readers Digest and Upstart Business Journal. She holds a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership and has devoted herself to improving leadership effectiveness and on making common sense more common.

About Choose Resilience: Break Out of Your Comfort Zone Using the Power of Emotional Intelligence

Most of us want to be happy and comfortable in life, but what if staying comfortable was the very thing keeping us from our happiness? In Choose Resilience, Jen Shirkani challenges the notion that comfort always equals good and she inspires readers to break out of their safe spaces to achieve the personal and professional lives of their dreams.

With the backdrop of her own story of struggle woven throughout, Jen shares practical strategies for overcoming personal challenges with her unique MOST model, built on Motivation, Optimism and Stress Tolerance. With the addition of useful emotional intelligence skills, readers learn the importance of leaving their comfort zone behind in order to reengage in life and gain more confidence by learning to get comfortable with risk. After working with hundreds of organizations and thousands of employees, Jen has seen the power of emotional intelligence build interpersonal strength, stamina and resilience.

This book provides a motivating and inspiring message that helps readers see how maintaining a healthy level of challenge and struggle can enable everyone to be more powerful at work and in every aspect of life.


November 28, 2017
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Merrimack, NH