A session for leaders and managers on how emotional intelligence can be one of the greatest factors in leadership success. Knowing yourself well, understanding your team, bringing transparency and speaking truth can bring confidence in you as a leader. Learn about the differences between a manager and a leader, and how to be an inspiration and an influencer.
Reid started his career as a certified family therapist and was the Clinical Coordinator of Social Work at Shaughnessy Hospital before moving to the BC Centre of Ability. Reid has provided leadership throughout the sector, most recently as the President of the Health Sciences Association of BC, a union of more than 18,000 health and social services professionals.
HSA is affiliated with the National Union of Public and General Employees. With 340,000 members across the country, it is one of the largest labour organizations in Canada. In the words of NUPGE, “His leadership has transformed HSABC (Health Sciences Association of BC)/NUPGE into a strong voice for health professionals across B.C. and a solid defender of public services, even under enormous pressures.”
Reid earned his Master of Social Work from UBC and continues to provide leadership within his community and businesses.