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Catastrophic Leadership Failure: When Smart People Do Dumb Things


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Recorded:  Thursday, October 9, 2008
Approximate Length: 60 min

led by Henry L. (Dick) Thompson, Ph.D.

Join us for this fast moving, insightful, data-rich presentation on one of the biggest
obstacles to leader success
in the 21st century. Gain a deeper understanding of the
impact of stress on cognitive and Emotional Intelligence (EI) and how their dynamic,
nonlinear relationship can cause leaders to experience Catastrophic Leadership Failure
(CLF). Presenter Henry L. (Dick) Thompson, Ph.D., also shares how leaders succeed in high
stress jobs and showcases best practices for building Stress Resilient EI™ and reducing CLF™.
By attending this webinar, you will:

  • See the linkages between stress, cognitive and emotional intelligences and leadership
  • Gain an understanding of how and why leader performance decreases under stress
  • Discover what it means to “fall off the catastrophic cliff
  • Learn why removing a leader’s stress does not result in an immediate performance gain
  • Learn strategies for building Stress Resilient EI
  • For the set of the PowerPoints® used in the presentation click here
  • Receive Dr. Thompson’s article on Catastrophic Leadership Failure
  • Receive a discount on the HPS BarOn EQ-i® certification workshop

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