Decoding the mystery of leadership by developing emotionally intelligent agile learners (Morning)
Date: Sep 19, 2019 Beginning at 10:15 AM
Session Duration

Learning Objective
Leadership development
Learning agility development
Emotional intelligence development

Session Description
This session aims to decode the mystery of leadership by developing emotionally intelligent agile learners. The learning outcomes for this session include: leadership, learning agility, and emotional intelligence development. Leadership has been proven to be correlated with organizational success. With leadership being of vital importance to our organizations, the question for us as HR professionals is how do we attract, develop, and retain individuals that posses these characteristics in our organizations? Research has shown that learning agility is a reliable predictor of potential leadership. In addition, emotional intelligence competencies have a direct positive correlation with transformational leadership traits. This session will explore leadership, learning agility, and emotional intelligence concepts from theory to practical application.

Session Speakers

Sheri Caldwell

VP, Human Resources
North Start Blue Scope Steel

More About Sheri Caldwell

Dr. Sheri A. Caldwell, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CEQC, CIR is the Vice President, Human Resources at North Star Blue Scope Steel; is certified in Emotional Intelligence and Predictive Index. Additionally, Sheri has taught undergraduate through Ph.D. level HR courses at many local colleges, is a past Chair for the Ohio HR Conference, Past President of her local HR chapter and currently on the Program Committee her local HR Conference. Sheri serves on various Boards and committees and is the co-author of four books! Dr. Matthew A. Moser, Ed.D. Matt is an Ingredient Manager – Trade Group at The Andersons, Inc; and an adjunct professor at The University of Toledo. Matt has developed/facilitated leadership courses for The Andersons, Inc, taught undergraduate HR courses, and published/presented on emotional intelligence.

More About Matt Moser

Matt is a lifelong resident of Northwest Ohio. He attended the University of Ashland where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Finance. After his undergraduate experience, Matt began his career in banking, working as a branch manager for a local bank. A lifelong learner, the pursuit of continuing education brought Matt to Bowling Green State University to earn his Master’s of Business Administration and eventually his Doctor of Education in Leadership Studies. While at Bowling Green State University, Matt worked as a graduate research assistant helping professors quantify their qualitative research. Until this point, Matt had always been a “numbers guy” focused on quantitative research; however, the experience working on qualitative research opened Matt to the world of social sciences. Matt became fascinated with emotional intelligence theory and spent his doctoral studies researching the topic. Eventually, Matt co-authored a study of emotional intelligence in the martial arts, presented at the Critical Questions in Education conference, and wrote his dissertation An exploration of the relationship between principal leadership, emotional intelligence, and student achievement.

After graduating with his doctorate degree, Matt started at The Andersons, Inc. Matt has developed and facilitates a course on Positive Team Leadership focused on emotional intelligence competencies. Matt is also currently an adjunct professor at The University of Toledo and teaches courses in learning and development and human resource management.