21 Day Crash Course in Emotional Intelligence
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21 Day Crash Course in Emotional Intelligence

Increase your E.Q. and transform your relationships with psychologist and author, Dr. Patricia Thompson.
4.4 (3,416 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
13,050 students enrolled
Last updated 7/2020
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Define emotional intelligence and explain why it is so important for success in all sorts of relationships - whether personal or professional.
  • Identify the four aspects that compose emotional intelligence.
  • Increase their level of self-awareness by understanding their individual personalities and the impact they have on others.
  • Manage their emotions to enhance their relationships with some practical strategies.
  • Better understand others' personalities and increase their ability to empathize with those around them.
  • Build better relationships with stronger communication and an enhanced ability to manage conflict.
  • There are no prerequisites for the course; however, you will have an easier time doing the homework if you print out the associated workbook ahead of time.
  • Do you wish you had better relationships?
  • Do you struggle to know what to do when conflict arises?
  • Do you find yourself putting your foot in your mouth more than you care to admit?
  • Do you want to be a better leader (or get promoted to a leadership position)?
This course will help you with all of those issues and more.

Research shows that emotional intelligence is a necessary quality for being your best in your personal and professional relationships. In fact, studies have found that the majority of workplace success in leadership positions is linked to emotional intelligence. In personal relationships, emotional intelligence also contributes to happier and deeper connections.

Take this course and transform your relationships at home and at work by increasing your emotional intelligence. This course, which has 3 hours of video, is designed to take 21 days, and is presented in easily digested highly actionable lessons, with daily homework assignments, and a downloadable workbook. By the end of the course, you will have the tools to understand and manage your emotions, influence and motivate others, and experience deeper, more fulfilling relationships.

Who this course is for:
  • This course is designed for anyone who could benefit from becoming more emotionally intelligent in order to enhance their relationships at work and at home.
  • The course is also designed for students who are willing to do some homework. Emotional intelligence is best learned through practice, and so each lesson will have an assignment associated with it.
  • Students who are open to experimenting with new behaviors will get the most benefit from the course.
Course content
Expand all 28 lectures 03:34:53
+ Introduction to the Course
1 lecture 05:10

In this lecture I provide an overview of the course and provide helpful tips for getting the most benefit out of it. Make sure to download the workbook, as it includes all of your homework assignments for the course!

Preview 05:10
+ Overview of Emotional Intelligence
2 lectures 20:47

This lecture provides an overview of emotional intelligence and a helpful model for understanding the components of it. I also review research that shows why it is so important for career success.

Preview 13:12

In this lecture, I explain how our emotional reactions affect our brains, behaviors, and relationships.

Preview 07:35

Take this quiz to make sure you understand the components of emotional intelligence and why it is so important to successful relationships.

Introduction to Emotional Intelligence
5 questions
+ Self-Awareness
6 lectures 01:00:05

This lecture covers the importance of self-awareness, and why it is the foundation of emotional intelligence.

Introduction to Self-Awareness

In this lecture, I take you through an exercise that will give you a well-rounded view of your personality.

Understanding your Strengths and Weaknesses

This lecture will help you to get rid of blind spots by teaching you strategies to get the most constructive feedback from others.

Getting Feedback

Identifying your emotions is critical for managing them. This lecture walks you through how to do that.

Identifying Your Emotions

We often experience emotions through our bodies. This lecture will take you through an exercise that will assist you in getting in touch with your body to enhance your emotional intelligence.

Getting in Touch with Your Body

This lecture explores stress and the impact it has on your dealings with others.

Understanding Yourself Under Stress

Take this quiz for a review of some of the main concepts in Section 2.

Self-Awareness Quiz
4 questions
+ Self-Management
6 lectures 44:48

This lecture defines self-management and explains the importance of it for workplace effectiveness.

Introduction to Self-Management

In this lecture, I explain the importance of self-care for emotional intelligence, and cover what should be included in a comprehensive self-care regimen.

Developing a Self-Care Regimen

Abdominal breathing is a powerful tool for managing emotions. In this lecture, I give a step-by-step guide on how to do it.

Deep Breathing

The stories we tell ourselves in a given situation have an impact on our emotions. This lecture gives you the tools to question your explanations appropriately.

Question Your Story

The more positive emotions you experience, the better you will be able to deal with the negative ones. This lecture provides actionable strategies to increase your level of happiness.

Cultivating Positive Emotions

Sometimes, despite our best intentions, we do or say the wrong thing. This lecture explains how to use those situations to your advantage.

Doing a Post-Mortem on Mistakes

Review the self-management tips discussed in the course.

Self-Management Quiz
4 questions
+ Social Awareness
6 lectures 40:06

An ability to understand others gives you a competitive edge in the workplace. This lecture explains how.

Introduction to Social Awareness

In this lecture, I give you a helpful way to better understand what makes those around you tick.

Reflecting on Others' Personalities

The better your listening skills are, the better you will pick up on what's going on around you. This lecture provides you with tips and exercises to become a more effective listener.


Emotionally intelligent people are culturally-sensitive. This lecture provides you with some tips to increase your effectiveness in dealing with people of different cultures.

Be Sensitive to Cultural Differences

Timing is everything. In this lecture I talk about how to use timing to your advantage when relating to others.

Be Sensitive to Timing

Understanding what is going on with others is critical to social awareness. This lecture gives you the tools to develop greater empathy for those around you.

Developing Empathy
Social Awareness Quiz
3 questions
+ Relationship Management
7 lectures 43:57

In this lecture, I provide an overview for why relationships at work are critical for influencing and leading others.

Introduction to the Importance of Relationships

People vary in terms of their attitudes about the importance of relationships at work. In this lecture I take you through an exercise to help you to examine your views on relationships.

Self-Reflection about Relationships

This lecture covers self-disclosure and why it is so important for deepening relationships.


Some people can become uncomfortable when others display their emotions. In this lecture, we will explain how to respond effectively when others are expressing their emotions to you.

Acknowledging Feelings

How you respond to good news has an important impact on your relationships. This lecture will give you a research-based approach to react to others' good news in a way that will deepen your connections.

Respond Appropriately to Good News

Conflict is inevitable. And, how you handle it can either help or hurt the situation at hand. This lecture teaches you how to deal with conflict in the most effective manner.

Dealing With Conflict

This lecture gives you some strategies to ensure that you carry the material you learned from the course into your day-to-day life.

Tying it All Together

Test your knowledge of the relationship management techniques discussed in the course.

Relationship Management Quiz
3 questions