Dr. Annie McKee is an executive coach and advisor to leaders of Fortune/FTSE 500 companies, governments and NGOs around the globe. Annie is committed to a person-centered approach that enables leaders to develop their emotional intelligence, enhance their strategic thinking and abilities, and build their capacity to create cultures where everyone—and the enterprise—can thrive.

Annie is the bestselling coauthor of several books published by Harvard Business Review Press, including How to Be Happy at Work: The Power of Purpose, Hope, and Friendships (2017); Primal Leadership, with Daniel Goleman and Richard Boyatzis (2002/2014); Resonant Leadership, with Richard Boyatzis (2005), and Becoming a Resonant Leader, with Richard Boyatzis and Frances Johnston (2008). She is also the author of Management: A Focus on Leaders (Pearson/Prentice Hall 2014).  Annie speaks to audiences around the globe on topics related to leadership, emotional intelligence, happiness and engagement at work, and leading in times of turmoil, crisis and change.  

Annie is a Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania where she leads the PennCLO Executive Doctoral Program for senior leaders who seek to be guided by evidence, science, and practical wisdom.

Helping Your Clients Lead Through Disruption: The Power of Emotional Intelligence and Happiness at Work

2021-04-01T17:00:00-04:00 2021-04-07T08:00:00-04:00 Thursday, April 1st 17:00 EDT Length: 90 minutes

Annie McKee

  • Best-Selling Author & Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania
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This session lays out the case for why emotional intelligence is the first step toward happiness, engagement, outstanding leadership and success at work. Based on her extensive work and research with leaders all over the world, Annie will present a concrete, practical model for leading with emotional intelligence. She will share ideas about how to your coaching clients can lead and manage in the midst of great challenges and will provide evidence for why happiness at work matters, what it is, and how you can help others--and yourself-- to actively work toward experiencing more fulfilment, a greater sense of hope, and more resonant, friendly relationships at work.

  1. Understand how to use one’s knowledge of self and empathy for others to coach your clients to tap into curiosity, creativity and resilience, even when stress and pressure are intense
  2. Conduct an audit of leadership strengths, including emotional intelligence competencies and ways to support a powerful, positive culture in teams and the organization as a whole
  3. Reconnect with what you and your clients find meaningful in work, and reasons to be hopeful
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