UNH News Release: Managing Emotions Is Topic of UNH Family Business Event March 27
March 20, 2013
Managing Emotions Is Topic of UNH Family Business Event March 27

DURHAM, N.H. – How outstanding leaders can utilize emotional intelligence and their knowledge of emotion to build a resilient work culture will be discussed at the next University of New Hampshire Center for Family Business event Wednesday, March 27,  2013.

“How Outstanding Leaders Understand and Manage Emotions” begins at 8:30 a.m. at The Derryfield Country Club, 625 Mammoth Road, Manchester. Registration and coffee begins at 8 a.m. Lunch and networking will follow at noon.

Vanessa Druskat, associate professor of organizational behavior and management at the UNH Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, will discuss how participants can create a work culture that brings out constructive emotion and energy in both family and nonfamily members.

The program is available to members of the Center for Family Business at no charge. Nonmembers will be charged a special one-time trial registration fee of $99 per person or $250 per family. To register or become a member of the UNH CEO Forum or Center for Family Business, call Barbara Draper at 603-862-1107, or e-mail barbara.draper@unh.edu.

The Center for Family Business, under the UNH Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics and the UNH Graduate School, is sponsored by Baker Newman & Noyes; Harvest Capital; Mass Mutual Financial Group; Moitoza Consulting; Management Planning, Inc.; Optima Bank and Trust; and Pierce Atwood. It is a membership program to provide owners and managers of entrepreneurial businesses with an opportunity to exchange ideas and information and to discuss business challenges and solutions. For more information, visit http://www.familybusiness.unh.edu/.

The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a world-class public research university with the feel of a New England liberal arts college. A land, sea, and space-grant university, UNH is the state's flagship public institution, enrolling 12,200 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students.


Media Contact: Lori Wright | 603-862-0574 | UNH Media Relations

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