Can you train for emotional intelligence like you train for a marathon? If you could talk about what’s important to you, who would listen? Brian Fretwell, facilitator, author and founder of People Strength joins Dr. Margo Jacquot in conversation about the power and neuroscience of connection with others and recognizing how you make a difference.
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What a 15 year old meth addict taught me about leadership.
About Brian Fretwell
Brian Fretwell is the founder of PeopleStrength, a company that helps people learn how to build mindsets like muscles, through online trainings and weekly live “workouts” with people around the world. They are on a mission to help people see development of soft skills as less of an singular intellectual activity, and more of a consistent fitness priority.
Brian has spent the last twenty years as a Master Facilitator working with some of the biggest Neuroscience based consulting companies to deliver Leadership, Culture Change, and Emotional intelligence workshops to multi-national companies around the world. He’s run Emotional Intelligence workshops in mining camps in the Outback of Australia and the Arctic Circle in Northern Canada, he’s taught leadership on Oil Drilling Pads and the Gettysburg Battlefield, and he’s delivered keynotes from Istanbul, Turkey to inside his home office, exactly 35 steps from the kitchen.
He is the author of the book “Experts of Our Potential” a book focused on changing how we view our own value. His Tedx Talk “What a Fifteen Year Old Meth Addict Taught Me About Leadership” has been seen by over 2.3 million people around the world.
You can find him on social media sharing analogies and inspiration, or you can even sign up for a free Mindset workout on the PeopleStrength website.
He lives in Boise with his Wife Jamie, who just happens to be a Transpersonal Counselor. They spend their time taking walks and doing behavioral experiments on their dogs Hank and Daisy.