Management Interest Group Meeting (2/23/24)

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Friday, February 23, 2024
10:00 - 11:00 am, EDT

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Meeting Information

Discussion Topic: 

Emotionally Intelligent Management:  Leading with the Heart & Mind

This meeting will focus on ways to practice emotional intelligence in management. We will reflect on meaning, develop strategies for immediate use, and encourage workplace self-care for managers and their teams to collaboratively lead from our hearts and minds

Interest Group Facilitator:  Dr. Phenessa A. Gray


Dr. Phenessa A. Gray is a Library & Learning Commons Manager at the Florida State College at Jacksonville, South Campus. She brings 25+ years of experience in library administration and management in secondary education and higher education in addition to other leadership roles in corporate, government, and non-profit sectors. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature (Creative Writing minor) from Florida State University; Master of Science in Library Services from Clark Atlanta University; Master of Science in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from University of Phoenix; Doctor of Philosophy in Business Management from Capella University. In addition to her leadership roles, Dr. Gray is also a published author, keynote speaker, senior workplace culture consultant, and a volunteer with 904WARD and Hope at Hand. Her research interests include dimensions of wellness, emotional intelligence, trauma-informed librarianship, and workplace wellbeing.