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Young Engineers Leadership Series – Emotional Intelligence at Work: Don’t check your emotions at the door! – 1.0 PDH

May 31, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm CDT

The MnSPE Young Engineers Group invites you to join the 2023 Leadership Webinar Series. This 5-part series will be hosted via live webinar. Attend the live sessions, or if you can’t make a date, your registration also covers the recording.

Discounts are available for current MnSPE members and non-member employees of some annual sponsors (depending on the level of sponsorship). Discount codes will be emailed to members and sponsors. Please reach out to hello@mnspe.org if you do not have your code.

Work and emotions DO go together! In fact, research shows emotional intelligence is the most accurate predictor of performance and accounts for over 50% of job success. This interactive session will introduce the concept of emotional intelligence and provide deeper insights you can use to identify and express your emotions in constructive ways as you build your career.


Learning Objectives

  • Understand the definition of emotional intelligence and how it can advance your career
  • Internally identify your emotions and leverage positive emotions to your benefit
  • Learn practical methods to better express your emotions
  • Uncover false beliefs about emotions and recognize how emotions can support your success


Presenter: Julie Thiel

Julie Thiel is Vice President of Human Resources at WSB, a design and consulting firm that specializes in engineering, community planning, environmental and construction services. Julie leads recruiting, engagement, and talent development for the firm. She has more than 25 years of multi-industry experience in human resources leadership roles with companies including Schwan’s Company, Target Corporation, McGladrey and Analysts International. In 2022, Julie launched a side career coaching business, Teal Bloom LLC, to help high-performing women conquer their career and feel calm and confident at work. 

Julie is known for her ability to help organizations amplify their current talent and develop the next generation of leaders. She brings her enthusiasm and personal stories to the podium and is a frequent speaker on the topics of authentic leadership, emotional intelligence and change management. Julie received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and master’s degree in human resources from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. In 2020, She was recognized as one of the Top Women in Business by Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.

You can register for the series here.

If you are unable to attend live, you will be able to watch the replays at your convenience.

The price for the series is $325 ($65 per PDH). Current MnSPE members and non-member employees of our premier sponsor, Bolton & Menk, can register at the 50% off rate via discount code. Additional sponsor discounts include:

  • 25% off for non-member employees of a Diamond level sponsor
  • 15% off for non-member employees of a Platinum level sponsor
  • 10% off for non-member employees of a Gold level sponsor

You will earn 5.0 PDHs for the series.


May 31, 2023
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm CDT