Leadership and Emotional Intelligence (EQ), with Virginia Knudsen

March 15, 2024
Hosted by Patrick Laing

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Join host Patrick Laing on this episode of Finding Certainty as he sits down with Virginia Knudsen, highly respected banking and business professional in the Las Vegas, Nevada metropolitan area, and founder, CEO, and executive coach of BOAR Community, a coaching and mastermind company rooted in the values of creating personal and professional greatness–"Born of Integrity, Open hearts, and Abundance, focusing on delivering impactful Results." In this insightful conversation, Patrick and Virginia delve into the critical topic of emotional intelligence in leadership and its significance in today's rapidly evolving business landscape. Virginia shares her expertise on the importance of teaching emotional intelligence to C-level executives, emphasizing its role in fostering a culture of emotional intelligence throughout an organization (and the ripple effects it has to their team members, those employee’s families, their children, schools, and communities). As these two business leaders come together and discuss leadership, emotional intelligence, impact in the workplace, and more, Patrick and Virginia discuss the transformative impact of their respective efforts. They discuss how Certainty Management is helping businesses to create greater certainty and philanthropy in their work. They also discuss how BOAR Community is supporting CEOs and executives through mastermind groups, sales and coaching performance solutions, EQ training, and a comprehensive approach to personal and professional development. Listeners can expect to gain valuable insights into how emotional intelligence can drive greater success in both one’s personal and professional endeavors as they listen to Virginia’s story and the lessons she’s learned over the last 30+ years. Discover how BOAR Solutions can help individuals and organizations achieve increased job satisfaction, greater customer loyalty, and stronger goal clarity. Tune in to Finding Certainty and explore how embracing emotional intelligence can lead to profound growth and fulfillment in all aspects of life. To learn more about Virgina and how to work with her, go to https://boarcommunity.com. For further insights into Certainty Management, Certainty Global, or the Finding Certainty show and Community, connect with Patrick Laing by visiting https://www.certaintyteam.com, or call him at 888-684-3122.

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Patrick Laing

Founder and managing partner of Certainty Management, a Nevada based cost-reduction firm that helps raise zero-cost funding for U.S. nonprofits, Patrick Laing has 30+ years of business experience. A former Dale Carnegie instructor, his sales teams have achieved national recognition. One example: Patrick helped LeafGuard NW raise sales from $3.5MM to $20MM annually in just 3 years. They became # 1 in the country out of 65 offices. Promoted to National Trainer, he traveled nationwide, raising close rates 2-3 x at multiple offices. A U.S. Army veteran, Patrick worked in counter intelligence, held a Top-Secret clearance, and also served as a linguist in Italian. A graduate of BYU-Provo, Patrick served a two-year service mission for his church in Italy (‘89-90). While working for Delta Airlines, he received their top award, The Customer Service Citation. In addition to hosting Finding Certainty, Patrick is a contributing author to the Mission Matters series, a collection of lessons from CEOs whose companies are making a difference. Married to Tessha Laing, they live in Las Vegas and are proud dad and step-mom to 4 scholarship winners: in tumbling (U. of Oregon), diving (Cal State-Bakersfield), and academics x 2 (U. of OR & Wellesley College). Their youngest son, Evan, is a sponsored mountain bike racer. Patrick enjoys fly fishing, traveling, and time with his family. His proudest achievement, other than dad and husband, is the free nonprofit fundraising help his company provides.

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