Bio--David ***** , Ph. D. , ABPP
David ***** , Ph. D. is a consultant and speaker on personal, sports and organizational success working under the banner of EQ Associates International in Atlanta, Ga. An active member of the National Speakers Association, his experience encompasses business management and sports consulting, as well as teaching at Emory University’s School of Business. His diverse client list includes the National Football League, the U. S. Dept. of Defense, Environmental Protection Agency, CDC, financial institutions, manufacturers—both domestic and international, health care organizations, and national outlets. On a personal note, David runs the 10K Peachtree Road Race every year and holds belts in judo, kenpo karate and tae-kwon-do. Additional information on his work on emotional intelligence ***** ***** .
Academic and administrative experience:
Lecturer—University of Maryland (Overseas Division). Devised curriculum for new courses as well as teaching courses across Europe and Asia
Lecturer—Emory University, School of Business. Specialty: Negotiation Skills
Coordinator of Educational Psychology—University of West Georgia. Coordinated programs between Psychology and Education
Selected by Dr. Carl Rogers to head his Ongoing Learning Program in La Jolla, Calif.
Putting Emotional Intelligence to Work: Successful Leadership is More than IQ
(Butterworth-Heinemann, 1995, with translations in German, Spanish, Chinese and Korean, $19. 95)
With J. Barrell. Psychology of Champions
(Praeger, 2008, $45)
ConnectAbility: 8 Keys to Building Strong Partnerships with Your Colleagues and Your Customers
(McGraw-Hill, 2010, $19. 95)
Other Publications from 2000 to date:
With J. Gandolfo. Enlightened management. Performance, Spring, 2000.
Carl Rogers’ “quiet revolution” and emotional intelligence. In A. Ikemi (Ed. ) Person-Centered Experiential Approaches to Corporate Mental Health and EQ promotions in Japan. Kobe College Studies, 2(1138), 2000, ***** .
New trends in psychotherapy. Georgia Psychologist, 55(1), Winter, 2001, ***** .
Mutual affect therapy and the emergence of transformational empathy. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 41 (3), 2001, ***** .
Self-determination and the neurology of mindfulness. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 46 (4), 2006, ***** .
The neuroscience of the soul. AHP Perspective, Dec. /06/Jan. /07, ***** .
With L. Sweeney. Applications of emotional intelligence to schools and workplace. In L. L’Abate (Ed. ), Low-Cost Approaches to Promote Physical and Mental Health: Theory, Research, and Practice. NY: Springer, 2007, ***** .
Highlights of some past engagements:
1. National Speakers Association.
a. Selected by National Speakers Association
b. Speaking on substance topic of “Thinking, a new experiment in which substance takes its place alongside soul
c. Breakout speech following keynote on first day of conference
d. Outcome: Successful program in which substance showed it had as much importance as sizzle, while not excluding sizzle
2. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
a. Hired by local branch of EPA
b. Challenge: Team-building communication
c. Half-day training with emotional intelligence as the theme for improved communication styles
d. Feedback very positive. Hard copy of letter to follow.
3. Software company in Valencia, Italy
a. Hired by president of company
b. Challenge: to overcome conflict issues among his next level reports
c. In-depth group meetings of target group and address to total organization
d. Issues of conflict resolved and personality differences smoothed out
4. “Fannie Mae”
a. Hired by FNMA in Washington, DC
b. Annual meeting
c. Keynote address
d. Understanding of better communication and productivity through an awareness of emotional intelligence
5. McGill University in Montreal, Canada
a. Hired by head of adult education team
b. To train future educators on benefits of emotional intelligence
c. Day-long training
d. Better understanding of concept and application of emotional intelligence
David has been a book critic for a number of magazines. He is on the editorial board of Georgia Psychologist, and has been book columnist for Speaker, the magazine of the National Speakers Association, with a distribution of over 5, 00 to the most influential speakers across the globe. One of his presentations covers the most creative and effective ways to raise academic achievement through enhanced classroom management.
David is the author of over 60 professional articles and innumerable book reviews in such publications as Psychology Today, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Creative Loafing, AHP Perspective, Business to Business magazine among others. He has been a professor at the University of Maryland (Overseas Division), the University of West Georgia, Georgia State University and Emory University. He earned his B. Sc. with Honors in Psychology at McGill University, his M. S. at San Diego State, and his Ph. D. at the University of Hawaii.
Dr. David ***** is an internationally recognized authority on emotional and social intelligence in schools and workplace. A respected consultant and speaker across the U. S. , Europe and Asia, he remains at the forefront of the latest research on applications of emotional awareness and related aspects of effective communication.
A former consultant with Rohrer, Hibler & Replogle in Montreal, Canada, he has also done research and published on such topics as perception affected by mindset, emotional intelligence, interpersonal communication, scholastic achievement, and enlightened management.
After publishing his book on emotional intelligence, Dr. ***** founded his consulting and speaking business, EQ Associates International. In response to the demand for his speaking and consulting services, he has traveled across the country, to Canada, Europe, the Mideast and Far East where he speaks and consults. He made a presentation to the National Speakers Association national convention in San Diego and presented a seminar for McGill University in Montreal, Canada on integrating emotional intelligence into the classroom.
Dr. David ***** is a unique speaker with a unique message. Using concepts from his book, Putting Emotional Intelligence to Work, he shows his audience how to face what is authentic in themselves and others and develop their deeper self, with the help of clearly understood take-home points. As a former teacher, college professor and international consultant, he has the depth of experience for that message.
Bio--David ***** , Ph. D. , ABPP