Karine Leblanc
USACD
16900 Chestnut St.
Industry, CA 91748
United States
310-420-7066
Region: X
Honorarium: None

Karine Leblanc received her Bachelor degree in Mechanical engineering from Ecole de Technologie Supérieure, an engineering school in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, which is part of the University of Quebec. She was awarded an honorary medal as part of the 50th anniversary of the University of Quebec for her exceptional contribution to the institution.

Karine has been working as an HVAC sales engineer for US Air Conditioning Distributors since 2001 and has been an active member of ASHRAE since she was a student.

Karine has served on the ASHRAE Society Board of Directors from 2014-2017 and became the first female Region X Director Regional Chair since 1959. In 2009-2010, she was at that time the youngest and 2nd female President of the chapter of Southern California which was founded in 1930.

She has received the Louise & Bill Holladay Southern California chapter Distinguished service award, the Region X Director’s Cup award, the Regional Award of Merit and the Distinguished Service Award.

Topics
EQ is the new IQ, how to stop letting your emotions control you!

EQ is the new IQ: How to stop letting your emotions control you and use emotional intelligence to become a better person at work and at home.

“People will forget what you said and what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel, ~Maya angelou”

Have you noticed how much society is all about grades; who has the best grades and which school you have been graduating from. But why is it that 70% of people with average IQs are doing better than those with the highest IQs? Why is it that we have managers and CEO that are not performing or that are not liked by their employees?

Emotional intelligence is definitely one of the key elements in improving your leadership skills in life, at work and within your volunteer organization like ASHRAE.

During the presentation, we will go through the meaning of emotional intelligence, the 4 different skills and strategies to improve EQ to prove that Emotional intelligence is the key to your success!

Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

Talk is easy! Learn how to really connect when you communicate and avoid misunderstandings, missed opportunities, conflict and lack of teamwork.

Anyone can learn how to make every communication an opportunity for a powerful connection. Success is related to your ability to connect. I will share some principles and Practices to develop the crucial skill of connecting.

The ability to connect with others is a major determining factor in reaching your full potential. It’s no secret! Connecting is a skill you can learn and apply in your personal, professional, and family relationships.

Leadership Lessons from Not Your "Typical Engineer™

How much of your potential are you using right now? Not enough!

Good leadership always makes a difference. It can turn organizations around and positively impact the lives of thousands. Learning more about leadership will make a difference in you, and you will make a difference in the lives of others. I will be using John Maxwell’s lifetime of leadership truths to guide anyone who currently leads or aspires to lead.

Growth doesn't just happen, are you being intentional?

Growth just doesn't happen; you need to be intentional about it. Are you putting the work to be the best version of yourself?

We are all born with incredible potential and personal development is the tool to reach it. The truth is that most people won’t work on themselves because we are all driven by results and self-growth takes time.

It requires self-growth to discover your purpose, become a better human being, advance your career, be a better spouse/parent, reach your financial goals and enrich your soul. Are you putting the work to be the best version of yourself?

I will help you understand how personal growth works and help you become a more successful and accomplished person.