TEI Leadership Theory: An Engaging Learning System for People in Education, Business, and Government
Four decades of research, study, experience, and working with Darwin Nelson, Rick Hammett, Margo Murray, our students, EITRI associates and colleagues guided us in a lifelong learning journey into emotional intelligence. Over time, we created and developed an emerging and positive, engaging theory, personal and professional practice model of authentic, relational, inspirational leadership within a framework of personal excellence. Our efforts are to continually learn, apply, and model the best of transformative EI principles and skills in life and work. We advocate for young and adult learners, institutions, agencies, and organizations to join us in trying our best to fulfill the hope and aspirations of the best of personal, social, and emotional learning.
Guiding questions of life, career, and leadership are used to present the learning model of transformative EI as research-derived, person-centered, relationship focused, and skills-based. Foremost in TEI theory is respect for the human condition, human needs, and interdependence as a higher order value. More now than ever, there is a need to create excellence in education, business, and community to improve and enhance careers and quality of life. Families, educators, trainers, mentors, coaches, and leaders are essential stakeholders for developing healthy and productive emotional minds to achieve a better future for people and communities.
Major learning dimensions and embedded skills are presented and shared. Key knowledge elements are core tenets and enduring qualities, integrated principles and hallmarks, reflection and dominant thoughts, action learning constructs, and learning pathways to developing EI. A case for creating excellence with TEI is presented for discussion, dialogue, and applications.
TEI = Positive Attitude in life, work, career and is supported by key skills and strategies for success, personal health, and well-being. TEI theory defines EI as the learned ability to think constructively and act wisely.
Program Objectives. Participants are invited to
1. Learn the philosophy, theory, and practice of TEI.
2. Understand the process and integration of principles and key emotional skills.
3. Gain personal awareness and understanding of an educational model of personal development and positive change.
4. Explore, identify, think constructively, learn, apply, and model EI in daily life and work.