Emotive Impact- Self & Social Awareness
James Wasilewski, Speaker
This session will review the recognition and awareness of EQ/EI for ourselves and those around us. The participants will explore how emotions can affect people and roles in conversation and action through interactive exercises and facilitated discussion.
Participants will review the overview of emotional intelligence and explore the self-awareness and self-recognition areas within the space.
Participants will engage in activities and discussions to explore their own self-awareness and self-recognition areas.
Participants will explore and adapt their discoveries during the activities and discussion to the application of common practice or acknowledgement.
About the Speaker:
With 20 years of experience in improvisational comedy, James has facilitated workshops and sessions through HaHa to Aha - where laughter leads to discovery. Through these sessions, he applies improvisational concepts and exercises to a variety of topics including idea generation, teamwork, communications and other soft skills. He also leads fundraising sessions with individual nonprofits and at conferences.
He has served in various fundraising, constituent engagement and student recruitment roles in higher education for 17 years. He is also a community advocate and volunteer – currently serving on the Virginia Association of Fund Raising Executive Board (VAFRE), the Children’s Museum Associate Board and the Yes, Ballon (ComedySportz RVA) board.
James earned his BS in Accounting with a minor in Speech Communications from Randolph-Macon College and his MBA from the University of Central Florida.