WellesleyWeston Magazine

FALL 2012

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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The Brain Trust their freshman year and then again in their junior or senior year. "People need more than IQ to be successful…they need EQ, or emotional intelligence," states Weintraub, "and the coaching program is established to help with just that." Wellesley and Weston residents, as well as alumni, often volunteer to Dr. Joe Weintraub The impact that these professors are having is not only on a national or international scale. Professors at these local colleges are involving the local communities when and where they can. Dr. Joe Weintraub is an organizational psychologist and faculty director at Babson Executive Education. He has created a coaching program for all undergraduate business students—where students receive coaching in participate as coaches. The coaches come for a day of training, usually on a Saturday from 9:00 am until 4:30 pm, and then return for one of four dates in the semester to observe a small group talk about case studies. The coaching is done on a one-to-one ratio. Once the case study is completed, the coaches discuss the meeting amongst them- selves, and then sit down with their assigned student to give confi- dential feedback. The coaches will discuss six different areas of competency including ethics, leadership, teamwork, world commu- nication skills, listening, and decision making. It is these six skills that form EQ for Babson. 86 WellesleyWeston Magazine | fall 2012 TIM MORSE

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