Emotionally Intelligent Mentoring

Monday, May 16, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
55 Whitney Avenue, Room 369 See map New Haven, CT


Be an Inspiring Mentor and Mentee Using Applied Positive Psychology and Emotional Intelligence.

Join Allison Holzer for an experiential session to expand your views on how to mentor with inspiration and high impact. Based on cutting-edge research in the fields of applied positive psychology and emotional intelligence, this session will offer a new framework on how to be an effective ally, mentor, and sponsor. You learn ways to prime motivation and spark positive emotions for yourself and others using applications of the Progress Principal (Teresa Amabile) and character strengths (Chris Peterson, Martin Seligman). Walk away with some new tools and perspectives on mentoring that will be helpful to anyone who manages, mentors, or collaborates with others.

About Allison A. Holzer, M.A.T., P.C.C. & C.P.C.C.
Allison Holzer is co-founding partner and Chief Innovation Officer at InspireCorps, a firm dedicated to smart, sustainable inspiraiton of leaders, teams, and organizations. In her current role, she coaches and facilitates leaders at all levels to be engaged and inspired in their work and to deliberately practice their leadership and performance capabilities. She is an active thought leader with several published, peer reviewed articles and a book chapter on topics related to coaching and emotional intelligence. Prior to her current role, Allison was a senior consultant, trainer, and coach for the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, originally founded by Peter Salovey, President of Yale and the pioneer who coined the term “emotional intelligence.” A certified coach for over a decade, Allison has earned the International Coaching Federation distinction Professional Certified Coach (PCC). She holds a B.A. in Psychological and Brain Sciences, with an emphasis on learning, from Dartmouth College and a Master of Arts in Teaching.


Free but register in advance