Neuroscience in the world of work

The world of work has become increasingly interested in the functioning of the brain. Neuroscience takes a look at how the brain learns, stores and uses information that it acquires and it is through learning that the brain enables us to adapt to the ever-changing, fast-paced world we live in....

Philosophy of the social brain at work

“The fact that an opinion is widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.” ~Bertrand Russel “To disagree with three-fourths of the British public is...

Followers Mirror Their Leaders – Literally

A key part of being an authentic leader is displaying relational transparency  (Walumbwa, et al., 2008)  which refers to the degree  that the leader    reinforces    a level of    openness with others that provides them with an opportunity to be forthcoming with   ideas, challenges and opinions.   Thus they appropriately self disclose.  ...

Insights on NeuroCapital at Work

Dopamine – knowing less and learning more From moment to moment during the day our brain wave patterns fluctuates between BETA, Alpha and Theta wave bands without ones conscious control.  Each of these dominant states has associated neurotransmitters/neurochemicals which is experienced as bodily sensations and emotions.  Thus our brain chemistry...

Building your Leadership Brain Stamina

Introduction Neuroscience provides some hard evidence that leaders who build brain stamina are smarter, more motivated, more creative and more engaged, resulting in superior performance and enhanced business outcomes (Gordon, 2000) The approach taken in this article is to share from social cognitive neuroscience literature how specific brain stamina building...

The resourcefulness challenge

The resourcefulness challenge is unique: it moves way beyond theory. I would recommend this program to my peers.

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