S2.E26. Cultivating Emotional Intelligence With TIEKO NEJON
The Amerikan Therapy team sits down with the brilliant Tieko Nejon to learn what emotional intelligence is and how to leverage it. This is a rich and insightful conversation that will leave you wanting to learn more.
Tieko Nejon Wilson is an educator and corporate trainer having obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, a minor in Business, and a Master’s in Education. She has also completed certification as an Emotional Intelligence Practitioner. Focused on the advancement of human behavior and the dynamics within social constructs, Tieko partners with corporate teams, executive leaders, and management to create excellence by embracing and harvesting a people-centric culture. Tieko has had the opportunity to travel and leave an impact on both coasts, training with big-box companies, consulting with more than 200 start-ups and entrepreneurs, participating as a guest professor at universities, and speaking to audiences as large as 1200 attendees. Tieko subscribes to the scientific-backed research of Emotional Intelligence; a set of skills by which people, teams, and leaders are able to thrive both personally and professionally, incorporating EI as a master tool for promoting emotional and social intelligence, social growth, and social change.
Tieko started her first company at the age of 22, Child Link, a tutorial-based service for inner-city youth. As well, she was a grade school teacher for a total of 10 years having taught 3rd grade, 5th grade, and Algebra prior to fully committing to entrepreneurship in 2006. An infinite love for self-help and personal growth, Tieko founded FELT Social Club, an immersive book club and community; a safe space for members, everyday women, and men, to relish in their own humanity embracing FELT's mega mindful mission: Self-Help but TOGETHER. Tieko, a native and resident of Southern California, considers her role as a wife and a mother of two children her most excellent achievements.
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