June VMP - Session 4: Emotional Intelligence: What Is It? Can It Be Learned? Why Does It Matter?
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Networking and education every Thursday in June

When: Thursday, June 25
11:15-12:30 (Check-in and Networking begins at 11:00 am)
Where: Zoom Virtual Meeting
United States

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11:00 am
Session Check In & Networking
11:15 am
Session Begins
12:15 pm
Networking and Chat Features Available 
12:30 pm
Session Ends

SESSION 4: THURSDAY, JUNE 25 - Emotional Intelligence: What is it? Can it be learned? Why does it matter?*

Presented by Suzanne Soloman, JD, Director of Human Resources, Sun Coast Resources, Inc. 

The latest research indicates that companies who prioritize it have some of the highest employee engagement and customer satisfaction. Studies show that leaders who have it can more easily inspire, motivate, and earn the trust of their employees. It impacts every interaction, decision, and response in daily life. Understanding and developing your Emotional Intelligence will foster open communication and generate the results you want.  

SUZANNE SOLOMAN is the Director of Human Resources for Sun Coast Resources, Inc., where she advises executives and leaders how to approach challenging workforce situations. With more than ten years of experience, she is well suited to analyze inefficiencies and implement initiatives designed to impact the employee life cycle. She recognizes the value of engagement and retention, appreciates mentor opportunities, and promotes a culture focused on leadership development. She is the mother of four children, a licensed attorney, and an avid reader. She tells funny jokes, loves practicing yoga, and in her down time, she sings to her cats.

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Credit Hours

*Submitted to SHRM for 1 Professional Development Credit (PDCs) towards the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP and to HR Certification Institute for 1 HR (General) credit towards PHR and SPHR recertification requirements.

The chapter is recognized by SHRM as a Preferred Provider and all sessions so identified offer PDCs towards the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP. The chapter has also been designated as a provider of HRCI-approved recertification credit. All sessions so identified may be used to meet HRCI recertification requirements.


To utilize Zoom video conferencing, you will need to have:

  1. A desktop, laptop or mobile device with video camera*
  2. Reliable Internet connection
  3. Audio capability through speakers, mobile device, or telephone
  4. Constant source of power to support 1 hour of internet instruction 

* Video camera is optional, only if you want to be seen during the meeting.

If you have any questions about this meeting, please contact HR Houston at 713.426.2646 or email membership@hrhouston.org.

P.O. Box 4240
Houston, TX 77210-4240

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