I MET RINA AT THE FIRST AFRICAN CONFERENCE ON EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN DURBAN, SOUTH-AFRICA IN 2002. IT WAS AT THAT GATHERING THAT I HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO READ THEIR (RINA AND RONEL'S) ORIGINAL EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE WORKBOOK, WHICH I TOLD THEM AT THE TIME AND STILL BELIEVE IT TO THIS DAY I THOUGHT WAS THE MOST HELPFUL AND WELL CONCEIVED BOOK OF ITS KIND IN THE EQ FIELD.
Prof. P Salovey Dept. of Psychology, and Dean of Yale University
Rina is an internationally recognised authority on EQ who walks her talk. Her experience as a social worker and life experiences have uniquely equipped her to train, or preach EQ. She is a truly authentic role model who effectively transfers EQ skills to bring about sustainable change in relationships and the workplace.
Dr Melodie de Jager -Intr mind moves & brain profile specialist
Rina is inspiring, passionate, knowledgeable, empathetic, respectful, trusting, professional, accommodating and well paced. At last - a different flavour and experiential learning approach, that lends itself to optimal self understanding, personal and interpersonal growth.
HR Managers - Ernst and Young
Rina has great knowledge and understanding of her subject matter. She is able to bring theory alive with relevant, real life examples. Delegates on her programme refer to her as an expert, a real professional with a great sense of humour. She is caring, easy to listen to and very interactive. There is overwhelming confirmation of her excellent presentation skills and the practical nature of her course is in doubted. Ernst & Young participants highly value her programme as they learn a lot about themselves and find the content useful and applicable to their daily situations, both at work and at home. This course is essential for people that manage others - Centre of Excellence, People Services
Jenny Greyling (CA) SA - Associate Director, Ernst & Young
TS Eliot once wrote: "We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time." The course and course material on Emotional Intelligence played and still plays such a central role in my journey of healing, of understanding my emotions, to use my emotions to my benefit and to be true to myself. The penny dropped when I realised that I choose what I think, how I think, how I feel and how I respond to it. Rina has the extraordinary gift and wisdom to facilitate, provide guidance and share without criticism or prejudice. She challenges you in the ultimate question of - what are you willing to do - to be free from whatever is holding you back, to understand your essence when all the layers are stripped away, and most importantly to always choose life!
Yvette Coetzee - Market Risk: ABSA Capital
People working in any company is the most important asset of the company. Investing in people is therefore an imperative. We belief that the employee's contract with life is more important than his/her contract with the employer, which means that individual life skills are as important to a business than to the individual employees. Emotional intelligence training was offered to all Multimed employees with excellent results in terms of productivity, efficiency and service levels. Dr Rina de Klerk has the ability to share her knowledge and skills with empathy, credibility and humbleness. Her emotional intelligence course was very popular and has made a difference in many people's lives.
Dr. Herc Hoffmann - Managing Director