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Featured Panelists Spotlight: Applying Emotional Intelligence for Success

August 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT

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Panel: Apply Emotional Intelligence for Success

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Topic of the Month: The Power of Emotional Intelligence

What is the Featured Panelists Spotlight?

Our Featured Panelists Spotlight will be held on a Wednesday of each month. During the Featured Panelists Spotlight, we invite guest panelists to share their experiences, insights, tips and strategies that they have found to be effective in their professional or personal lives when tackling the featured topic for the month.

Apply Emotional Intelligence for Success

Success in any career involves mastering certain skills. Among these, one essential yet often overlooked attribute is emotional intelligence or a professional’s emotional quotient. In today’s fast-paced work environment, the importance of emotional intelligence is paramount. Emotional intelligence is not just about being “nice” or “emotionally available” — it plays a pivotal role in developing strong relationships and facilitating successful outcomes for a positive environment. Individuals who have fostered their emotional quotient, are better suited to manage stress and work teams effectively. They can better empathize with clients, leading to improved service delivery and enhanced client satisfaction. But what makes emotional intelligence particularly vital for professional and personal success? We will discuss this and much more.


Karen Main is an award-winning author, speaker, trainer, and consultant specializing in leadership and team development. She provides training and consultation through her company Innovations in Training and is a regular speaker at conferences across the country. Her first book, Pitfalls and Possibilities: A Leadership Fable, earned Bronze in the Business Fable category in the 2022 Axiom Business Book Awards and was described by a judge in the 2022 Writer’s Digest awards as “a must read” in the leadership genre. She holds academic credentials from the University of Denver (PhD, ABD, MA) and has obtained numerous professional certifications, including advanced Associate with Emergenetics, a certificate in mediation from CDR Associates in Boulder, and certification from Harvard in “The Art & Practice of Leadership.” When she’s not speaking and training around the country, she’s an avid swimmer, a really bad golfer, and an amateur songwriter who is always – always – on the hunt for amazing tacos.

Heidi Carlson is a Certified Master Life Coach specializing in Mother-Daughter Relationships. She guides women navigating complex mother-daughter dynamics to heal their pain and struggle and build an empowering relationship with themselves. As the youngest of five children born to immigrant parents in an arranged marriage, Heidi observed the complexities of her parents’ unhealthy relationship. At age 19, these complexities began showing up in Heidi’s relationships, starting with her relationship with her mother. This became the catalyst for Heidi to embark on a lifelong journey of self-discovery and personal growth work. Immersing herself in therapy, coaching, and diverse growth programs, Heidi learned from influential coaches, including: Brendon Burchard, Mel Robbins, Tom and Lisa Bilyeu, The Gottman Institute, The Life Coaching School, Co-Active Coaching Training Institute, Positive Intelligence Coaching, and The Elementum Coaching Institute where she gained her Certified Master Life Coach Certification. Heidi underwent a profound
transformation, in the relationship with herself and the relationship with her mother. She also mastered the art of building and maintaining thriving relationships in every area of her life. Drawing from these rich and personal experiences, Heidi has passionately guided numerous women on transformative journeys of growth, healing, and empowerment in their relationships.

Who Can Attend & Fee

Public Event – Open to all members and non-members of The Koa Club

Location/ Date & Time

Online via Zoom only:

*****Zoom link will be provided in the RSVP confirmation email*******

Date:  Wednesday, August 7th, 2024

Time: 12pm – 1:00pmPT/2pm-3pmCT/3pm-4pmET


About the Koa Club

The Koa Club is a community dedicated to empowering women to embrace and embody boldness. Koa means brave. We say YES to being courageous, confident, curious, awe-inspiring, empathetic, and connected.

Within our dynamic and empowering community, members take bold steps to pursue their passions, overcome challenges, foster growth through continuous learning, inspire resilience through shared stories, and actively collaborate with others for mutual success.


Become A Member

Starting in January 2024, we have introduced a two-tiered membership structure for The Koa Club:

  • Community Membership(Free): Our Community Members are passionate about elevating their quality of life through gaining practical life skills. We provide our Community Members with the opportunities to acquire practical knowledge for navigating life effectively.
  • Premium Membership (Fee Subscription): For professionals seeking to advance their careers and to excel in their workplace. Carefully designed workshops, events, mentorship, resources and support are provided to our Premium Members to help them with workplace and leadership skills development as well as overall professional growth. Premium Members also have access to all the workshops, events and resources offered to our Community Members of The Koa Club.

If you have registered to attend any Follow My Lead Programs, you will automatically be registered as a Community Member.

Learn about the benefits of being a Community Member or a Premium Member: Membership – The Koa Club

Though The Koa Club is dedicated to empowering women, we warmly welcome individuals of all genders to join as members. We believe that everyone can contribute to and benefit from our mission of fostering gender equality and empowerment.



If you or someone you know would be interested in speaking on a topic of interest or being a featured panelist for The Koa Club community, please reach out to us at events@thekoaclub.com.

Interested in starting a new chapter of The Koa Club in your State, please reach out to us at info@thekoaclub.com for more details.

Live Boldly. Inspire. Lead.


August 7
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT
Event Categories:


Online Only
Via Zoom link provided United States