March 08, 2011

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By Kathryn Kopchik

LEWISBURG, Pa. — The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will offer the workshop, "Emotional Intelligence," Thursday, March 24, from 9 a.m. to noon in the SBDC Education Center, Room 207, of the Chamberlin Building on Fifth Street in Lewisburg.

Rhonda Campbell, founder and owner of Jarhon Communications in New Bloomfield, will lead the workshop, discussing what emotional intelligence is and why it matters; the five elements of emotional intelligence; how to identify emotional intelligence strengths and weaknesses; and strategies to improve emotional intelligence.

Campbell, who has more than 25 years of communication experience in training, coaching and management, will lead other workshops through the coming year including "Marketing and Networking Strategies for Small Businesses" on May 5; "Getting Employees to do What you Want" on Sept. 8; and "Understanding, Working With and Managing Different Generations" on Oct. 13.

Registration required
The cost to attend is $35 per person; registration is required as seating is limited. To register, call the SBDC at 570-577-1249 or toll-free at 1-866-375-6010; e-mail, or visit Veterans may attend free of charge.

Co-sponsors of the Bucknell SBDC's education program are the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development; the Brush Valley, Central Pennsylvania, Greater Susquehanna Valley and Middlecreek Valley Chambers of Commerce; The Daily Item; The Standard-Journal; Inc. and Susquehanna Business Life magazines.

The Bucknell SBDC provides free small business consulting services to residents of Juniata, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder and Union counties.

Contact: Division of Communications


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