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People of Purpose

Connecting people to their unique human experience through Purpose.

Mar 18, 2018

Caroline Stokes is an executive headhunter, certified executive coach, and certified EQ2.0 trainer for global technology and entertainment leaders. Caroline is an expert on a number of topics, including emotional intelligence for recruiters in the age of AI, talent acquisition and development, executive coaching and headhunting, and workplace culture development.  She is the founder of FORWARD, the first executive search and first-quarter coaching firm to expedite the integration of all talent placements; and the host of the new podcast, The Emotionally Intelligent Recruiter, which interviews top leaders in the field to support evolving recruiters to adapt in critical collaborative and analytical environments.  Caroline has been called to speak or join panels about current talent technology trends at Pocket Gamer Connects Vancouver, VR Connects London and VR Connects San Francisco, plus a Fireside Chat at the BC Labour Market Report Conference.
Caroline is a contributor to ForbesVenturebeat
Undercover Recruiter, and Huffington Post. She has written over 70 human capital articles for Forbes, LinkedIn, Thrive Global, The Undercover Recruiter and Medium, and has been quoted in in Forbes, Fast Company, TechRepublic, Business News Daily, The Coaching Connector and Monster.  



Listen as Caroline and I talk about:
  • Why experimenting is so important for you to find your purpose

  • Stories from her enthusiasm for technology in the 1980's

  •  Her Eureka moment working for Sony that brought her into purpose

  •  How a 10 day Vipassana meditation course brought her into purpose

  •  What is the "hidden market" and how to constantly remain well-positioned within it

  • Why emotional intelligence is an essential part of leadership

  • An emotional intelligence exercise she recommends

  • Technological implications on the skills needed in the workplace 

  • Imaginations on the future of artificial intelligence and emotional intelligence

  • How a young, talented, ambitious, entreprenurially-minded person can position themselves to find a fulfilling purposeful environment in which they can learn and grow

  • Wisdom from the phases of the 20's, 30's, 40's

  • Why developing the learn it all mindset is so important in the time we are in

  • The importance of having commitment to excellence in all things

  • A $99 online course (unsponsored) that will dramatically sharpen and shape your purpose 


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  • Altered Traits  - Daniel Goleman's book on emotional intelligence and the way meditation changes the brain


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