Why Emotional Intelligence Matters Most– Right Now

“75% of careers today are derailed with issues related to a lack of Emotional Intelligence. including the inability to handle conflict at work, overreacting to stress, and getting hijacked, or the inability to adapt to change.”

Center for Creative Leadership
At the heart of Emotional Intelligence is three core benefits:
1. Effectively managing one’s emotions.
2. Navigating difficult relationships and discussing a win-win.
3. Managing change and staying resilient and positive.

Why am I passionate about you developing your Emotional Intelligence and helping your team? Because it matters most, right now.

People are under siege at work and trying to keep it together at home.

This is not overstating a current reality. I speak daily with CEOs, presidents of companies, senior leaders, and leading entrepreneurs.

They are feeling:

  • stressed
  • overwhelmed
  • anxious
  • battle-weary
  • drained
  • fatigued
Emotional Intelligence for Extraordinary Leadership provides fresh emotional battle armor. Tactics and strategies that we need to employ and engage in right now. I encourage you to be renewed and equipped for today’s business pressures.
We can design a program to fit your team, your culture, your needs.


As a master storyteller, Steve has unparalleled ability to communicate dynamic business and leadership truths through stories, anecdotes and humor. Harness the power of the “number one” predictor of professional success, impact, leadership, high performance and sustainable relationships in business and life. Steve’s highest rated keynote presentation.

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(For information on keynote presentations, team workshops, and one on one coaching.)

“The purpose of Leadership Quest is to help professionals develop their personal leadership, vision and emotional intelligence. Everyday I strive to help leaders and teams achieve their desired goals in sales productivity, leadership, time maximization, and life-balance. ”

About the Author

Steve Gutzler is the President of Leadership Quest, a Seattle-based leadership development company. Steve is a dynamic, highly-sought-after speaker who has delivered more than 2,500 presentations to a list of clients including Microsoft, Starbucks, the Seattle Seahawks, Pandora Radio, Boeing, Cisco, Starwood Corporation, the Ritz Carlton group, and the U.S. Social Security Administration. He recently was voted #1 by the readership of Huffington Post as the Most Inspirational Leader on Social Media.

A published author on leadership and emotional intelligence, Steve resides near Seattle with his wife Julie where they enjoy time with their three adult children and six grandchildren.