Better Than Before Episode 233: Marina von Bergen on Emotional Intelligence

Our podcast is designed to provide you with top business insights, fresh perspectives from world-class guests, and the tools you need to lead better than before. In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Executive Coach Marina von Bergen on the evolution of Emotional Intelligence and the professional impacts of improving this skill.

Segment 1: Tony Richards discusses latest news with producer Bill Foster.

01:00 – Welcome to Better Than Before

02:00 – Recent News

Segment 2: Executive Coach Marina von Bergen joins us as this week’s featured guest.

07:30 – Guest Background

09:00 – Benefit of a High E.Q.

17:00 – Improve Your E.Q. Now

24:00 – E.Q. Case Study

28:30 – Tony’s Lightning Leadership Questions

Segment 3: Leadership Lesson: Being secure in yourself.

35:30 – Certainty in Yourself

37:30 – High Performers are Secure

40:00 – Identify your Insecurities

Emotional Intelligence is one’s ability to recognize, understand, and manage our own emotions and influence the emotions of others. – Marina von Bergen #BetterThanBefore

About the Guest

Marina von Bergen is the founder of von Bergen Group, LLC. She holds countless certifications and earned a Masters in Management in Global Workforce Collaboration from Saybrook University. Marina’s personal and professional experiences led her all around the world, learning how to interact and collaborate with individuals of all backgrounds, ethnicities and ages. Embracing such diversity enabled Marina to be comfortable in a wide array of organizational environments and with individuals from entry level all the way through the C-suite.


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