Thoughtful Leadership: Using Emotional Intelligence to Lead

We invite forward-thinking emerging young nonprofit professionals to join us at YNPN Austin's Thoughtful Leadership: Using Emotional Intelligence to Lead presented by Mission Capital, the go-to social sector resource leader for Central Texas.

This highly interactive training session focuses on maximizing participants' understanding of their individual leadership strengths and emotional intelligence, especially as they relate to the greater Austin-area nonprofit community. Specially customized for YNPN Austin members, the session will explore how to develop emotional intelligence to enhance one's ability to communicate with colleagues and peers and build leadership relationships. This session will cover topics such as the value of developing emotional intelligence, the power of communicating to be heard, the benefits of leadership thoughtfully executed, and an overview of the Austin-area nonprofit sector and leadership opportunities available in our community.

These topics will be introduced through mini-lectures, activities, group discussion and opportunities to put techniques into practice. The session will being with a pre-session thought catalyst assignment and include a post-session action plan.

Key takeaways:

  • Understand and apply tools for developing emotional intelligence

  • Identify and appreciate personal value, talent and power

  • Enhance leadership and communication strengths through the lens of emotional intelligence

  • Understand the general characteristics of the Central Texas nonprofit community and consider current and future leadership roles within it

YNPN Austin is investing in this session to develop leaders within our membership community. Members of YNPN Austin will pay a discounted rate of $25 to attend the session which is valued at $100. This session is for YNPN Members only and registration is limited up to 30 people. Not a YNPN Austin member? Sign-up for an annual membership at

Event details:

Dinner will be provided from 5 PM - 6 PM and is included in the registration cost. If you have specific diet restrictions please email Kara Prior at Please arrive by 5:50 PM.

Address: Mission Capital, 8303 North MoPac Expressway, Suite A201, Austin, TX 78759

Directions: Mission Capital is located in the UFCU Plaza Building on the northeast corner of Steck and Mopac. The office is only accessible traveling north on Mopac from Steck or traveling West on Steck from Shoal Creek. Please proceed to the parking garage, where you can park in any space not marked reserved or visitor, as those have a 2-hour limit. I suggest parking near the far end of the 2nd floor, where you will see a large A for our building. Enter the doors marked A, head down the entry steps, and take an immediate left into the hallway.

Questions? Email Kara Prior at

September 18, 2018 at 6pm - 9pm
Mission Capital Office
8303 N Mopac Expy
Suite A201
Austin, TX 78759
United States
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