Emotional Intelligence: A necessary skill in 2021 and beyond

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Emotional Intelligence: A necessary skill in 2021 and beyond

Simone Heijhoff and Jeremy Lipkowitz are looking forward to sharing some theory and practices with you from the Search Inside Yourself program, a mindfulness-based emotional intelligence program that was developed within Google, and has now been taught in over 100 cities around the world, at companies such as SAP, Netflix, Procter & Gamble, and American Express.

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) has a positive impact on the performance, motivation, and well-being of individuals, teams, and organizations. Emotions are part of who we are and play an essential role in the way we show up. How do we manage our thoughts? What do we say when our emotions take hold of us? What do we do when faced with challenges or difficult situations? 

The way we show up for ourselves and for others matters; it makes an important difference in life, and in business. With everything that is currently happening in the world, EQ is needed now, more than ever.

In this highly interactive, 90-minute session, you'll:

  • Learn what emotional intelligence is and why it is a necessary business skill for the 21st century

  • Understand how EQ links to attention practices (mindfulness) - through contemporary neuroscience

  • Have four practical and simple tools and techniques to help you feel more grounded and present in your day to day life

Sign up for this session and learn more about how to bring more EQ into your life and business!


  • Jeremy Lipkowitz: With over 8 years of teaching experience, as a meditation teacher, scientist, and public speaker, Jeremy has facilitated workshops, led retreats, and offered trainings throughout the US, Europe, and Asia. Jeremy works with leadership and organizational teams, as well as individuals, to bring more mindfulness, joy, and wisdom into everyday life, particularly in the workplace. He holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Genetics and Genomics and spent several years at Duke University working towards a Ph.D. in Genetics & Systems Biology before he turned full-time to teaching mindfulness. He has been practicing meditation for the past 15 years and ordained as a monk in Burma.
  • Simone Heijhoff, Founder of Youki: Simone has got a background in hospitality & corporate life. She held various commercial, strategic and management roles and has a great understanding of both business environments and entrepreneurship. She is leading her own company Youki since 2014 and works with individuals, teams and organizations to help them thrive by inspiring them to integrate mindfulness and emotional intelligence concepts in practical ways.


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