Connect your people; transform your culture.

Take the EmC Master Class, a course for professionals devoted to safe & productive workplaces.

How's work?

Whether things are going well in your organization and you want to keep it that way or the tides are changing for the worse, you're on a mission to protect your people from:

  • Distracting workplace conflict

  • Shaky team dynamics

  • Lousy employee engagement

  • An unhealthy company culture

You can make a difference.

Mastering the art of relationships is your secret weapon.

EmC Master Class can help.

The strength of any team's relationships directly impacts their satisfaction and performance. Why? Because humans are wired to seek emotional security, and when we feel safe, we are more likely to take risks, share innovative ideas, and collaborate effectively.
When people feel unsafe, on the other hand, the opposite can be true. By nature, we first isolate, then we may complain, blame, and stonewall.
Eventually, we may get more aggressive and threatening, and, before long, positive team dynamics can disintegrate into full-blown toxicity.
EmC Master Class gives you tools to keep your company in check.

The EmC Leaders program transformed our leadership team and brought honesty and transparency into every conversation. We were able to build trust and become the high-performing team that we all wanted to be.

- Wayne Ward, Executive Vice President
at California Bank and Trust

I now have the skills and confidence to reconnect when a conflict arises, build trust to lead change, and coach others to do the same. This is a life-changing experience that will impact all areas of my life.

- Katherine Cianci
at Talent Manager at Blue Shield of CA

With EmC, we speak the same language and terminology, so navigating through emotions becomes much more enjoyable. EmC Leaders has helped us to be more cohesive and collaborative, leading to better outcomes.

- Fay Christodoulou, CSO
at Miroculus

The ROI on this training is exponential! All of the people we interact with – bosses, peers, direct reports, clients, and family members – experience EmC benefits from the individual who engages in this process.

- Irakli (Rocky) Bandzeladze
at Banking

As a leader, EmC helped me to bring a framework in order to create a greater understanding between our team members about each other’s strengths, beliefs, and perspectives. As a result, we have become even more effective, collaborative, and connected.

- Dawn Reese
at The Wooden Floor

I took the EmC training and immediately had an opportunity to utilize it with a Leadership Team. I encourage anyone interested in improving personal or workplace relationships to take this training. It will truly make a difference!

- Lois Carson
at Executive Coach
EmC has intervened in over 800 cases, helping teams:
invigorate creativity, innovation, and collaboration • boost engagement • enhance trust and authenticity • create thriving cultures

Here's what you'll learn.

EmC Master Class can help.

The EmC Master Class is delivered in two ways 1 pre-recorded videos accessed via an online platform and 2 videos + live, one-on-one sessions with Dr. Lola Gershfeld, founder of EmC Leaders.

While the second option is more finely tuned to your unique workplace experiences, both deliveries include the following sessions:


Start with a complete overview of the science of emotional connection.

Attachment Theory

Understand the theory, interactional responses, and negative cycles.

Negative Patterns

Learn to identify negative patterns of interaction, quickly and accurately.

The Big 5 Techniques

Master techniques to put your emotion-based learning into practice.

Stage 1 of EmC

Dive into the EmC cycle, starting with underlying emotions and triggers.

Stage 2 of EmC

Avoid old habits and learn to establish new interactional responses.

Stage 3 of EmC

Maintenance is your key; remain accessible, responsive, and engaged.

Final Review

Recognize how far you've come and leave the course with confidence.

Want more?

Complete additional training to become a Certified EmC Trainer.

Meet your instructor.

The EmC Master Class is taught by the founder of EmC Leaders, Dr. Lola Gershfeld, an organizational psychologist and a corporate emotional connection expert.
Dr. Gershfeld is the original developer of the Emotional Connection process (EmC) and the author of two books, Emotional Connection and The Connected Culture. Her articles on emotional connection and leadership have appeared in notable publications such as Forbes, The Corporate Board, and Industry Week.
The EmC process is now widely recognized and has been integrated into the curriculum of top universities and certification courses accredited by international organizations, such as ICF, HRCI, and SHRM.

You may still have questions...

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The EmC Certification will change the way you think about office interaction. Lola has such a passion for helping people achieve connection and it shines through her interaction with participants and the coursework. I would recommend this course for anyone who is looking to create more meaning connections at work and at home. There is no way to avoid bringing emotion into the workplace and with the tools learned in this course, employers and employees will be better equipped to handle everyday interactions with ease.

- Kristina Plumley

This course is superior, groundbreaking. What Dr. Gershfeld has put together finally gets to the root of conflict resolution. We are emotional beings and we need to matter to those we work with and depend on. We need to connect and this course teaches us how to connect and create connectedness in our working teams and relationships.

- Rich Thome
at Partners and Associates

This course changed my life – both personally and professionally. I would not hesitate to recommend the course. Every person will find this course to be extraordinarily useful and will take away to value and learn something important.

- Kate Santon Seven
at Santon General Counsel

The tools, the training of how to use them, and the depth of understanding are all enhanced by the smooth and seamless delivery. This will create a great impact on my life and those I share it with.

- Dr. Justin Cunningham
at Partners and Associates

Thank you for the presentation today, I think our membership really gained valuable understanding of the EmC process and its application.

- Myra Frick
at Women in Bio

This course was very eye-opening and validating that emotions do matter – in your life and business. Bravo! This training was very interesting and action-oriented! It is a valuable resource to have in your tool-box. We went in-depth and practiced situations that have occurred in our employment, and now we have a way to resolve the problem of a disconnect. We know how to get out of the negative cycle.

- Zora Boiteux

Ready to become an
emotional-connection master?

There are three ways to take the EmC Master Class.

Basic Level

The EmC Course includes the first two modules of EmC Master Class for all employees to learn the basic skills to create psychological safety, strengthen team relationships, and foster a connected culture.

Master Level

Get the entire Master Class for Managers and Directors to increase team effectiveness, engagement, and productivity.

Make it Personal

If your circumstances feel unusual or you need more urgent or personalized attention, this is the option for you!

Whatever you choose, don't wait.

Investing in the intangible can save your company culture. Go on; claim your competitive edge.
  • Pick a program.

    If you're not sure, we recommend the "Become a Master" option; it's jam-packed with on-demand, mind-shifting material.
  • Master emotional connection.

    Once you've learned about emotional connection, put it into practice. Start with yourself, expand to your team, and here's betting your company will take notice.
  • Make the intangible tangible.

    With an openness to learn and a willingness to practice, celebrate as pettiness decreases, appreciation skyrockets, and a productive workforce paves the way for incredible growth!
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