How Attitude, Motivation and Emotional Intelligence matter in the Workplace

  • 20 Nov 2012
  • 18:30 - 20:30
  • Quaker House, 50 Square Ambiorix, 1000 Brussels


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How Attitude, Motivation and Emotional Intelligence matter in the Workplace?

Having the right work attitude and motivation means fitting into the organizational culture and liking the job. 
These factors can determine up to 60% of job performance
Another important factor is one's emotional intelligence. A survey with over 20.000 participants in Flanders indicates that people higher in the hierarchy of an organization score better for Emotional Intelligence skills such as knowledge of their own emotions, but also self-confidence, positive thinking, creativity and conflict resolution.

From this introduction, you will learn:
  • some building blocks from work attitude and motivation and their implications.
  • how this matters in communication
  • some simple techniques to work on your emotional intelligence
  • how HR approaches should be improved to take all of this into account
 Our Speaker:  Patrick Merlevede 

Patrick Merlevede is the Belgian pioneer of emotional intelligence in the workplace, with over 15 years experience in this area. 

He is the author of several books, including "7 Steps to Emotional Intelligence" which has been translated in 12 languages.

Patrick is the founder of, a website specialized in testing work attitude and motivation as well as emotional intelligence skills.

jobEQ's tools are being used by coaches, trainers and consultants in 30 countries for applications ranging from recruiting, communication & management training to coaching and outplacement.
Next to delivering training on emotional intelligence, he consults organizations to detect the qualities of top performers and apply these findings to improve recruiting and coaching approaches.

For more information, please visit

Participation & how to reserve

The workshop is open to members and non-members.

Drinks and some finger food will be provided. catering by La table d'Arthur, Etterbeek

DATE:             Tuesday, 20 November 2012

 TIME:              18:30-20:30

VENUE:                Quaker House,
Square Ambiorix 50
B-1000 Brussels    (click for map)

PAYMENT: Members:  €15 
Non-members: €30

Pre-registration and pre-payment (preferably via PayPal) 
compulsory before 18 November 

ING 363-0307521-71
IBAN: BE49 3630 3075 2171 - BIC: BBRUBEBB

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