Rise like a Phoenix: Emotional Intelligence (EI) Strategies to Maximize Your Potential is Dr. Rene’s first published book. This book is a personal revelation about her multiple lost opportunities and failed relationships due to negative emotional reactions before learning about the principles of Emotional Intelligence (EI). This book is intriguing, insightful, humorous, and most importantly compelling. She makes a call to action for emotional awareness and provides simple EI strategies for everyday situations so you can maximize your potential and have a purpose driven life!