Category Archives: leadership

What’s Political about Human Brains?

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Have you ever wondered how political leaders’ brains work for or against ethics, reason and emotion?

News of political infighting, stalemates, accusations and posturing flood us daily, while opportunities for greatness fade for political leaders, who fail to grow both emotional and rational skills to achieve what they campaigned for and what they were voted in to accomplish.

Passion for Novelty – Communities of Genius

The human brain comes with unique equipment to build and sustain innovative cultures that passionate people crave. When passion stirs communities to prime their talents for a finer future, innovation tends to fuel genius. How so?

Why is Change so Hard?

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Why is change from traditional to innovative so hard for some to embrace, and how do resources shift from people who guard status quo – to innovative leaders who sustain communities of passion? How would you answer?

MBAs Lead Innovative Brainpower

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MBA students at  the  Bitner School of Business in New York lead innovation with the brain in mind during their course by the same name. See their dynamic innovation story over at Forbes and at Brain Based Biz. This leadership class differs from traditional lectures,  presentations, or illustrated ideas. Students… Read more »

Personal Intelligence for Organizational Growth

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Intrapersonal intelligence offers you amazing tools for personal progress at work. Why then do many fail to benefit from intuitive intelligence? Become who you want others to see in you, and you’ll advance a personal IQ that stokes enthusiasm from others too.  It’s about bumping up against daily stressors without … Read more »

Brainpowered Leaders Invest Soul and Spirit

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Brainpowered leaders invest soul and spirit with vulnerability. Leaders who invest in practices that offer space to develop soul, also tend to facilitate innovation with spirit. That takes the kind of vulnerability that only the most successful leaders risk! We found that out first hand in the MBA Leadership course,… Read more »

Are You a Whole Pie Leader?

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Board room exchanges, give false impressions that if newcomers gained access to leadership – there’d be less for people already in. No wonder leaders grab onto power and block outsiders from entry. Brainpowered approaches, favor whole pies for all who lead, so that diversity becomes an asset. How so? If… Read more »

25 Tips to Men + Women = Brainpower

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It’s no secret that women and men leaders differ, and  research now shows that’s the case even at rest. My question is: How can we capitalize on brainpower differences between men and women to raise the leadership IQ of our sinking world? Did you know for instance, that while many… Read more »

Traditional or Brainpowered Leadership?

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Traditional Leaders Differ from Mita Brainpowered Leaders in 5 Core Areas: Which side of the chart best shows your leadership approach?   Traditional Leaders see Headship as Central- while Innovation is Central to Brainpowered Leaders Traditional Leaders   —      Mita Brainpowered Leaders 1 Tell and Deliver Question and… Read more »

Inventing or Venting?

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It likely comes as no surprise that human brains cannot vent and invent at the same time. Some media programs, and many organizations for that matter – enable venting in ways that preclude its opposite. How so? See innovative meetings e-handbook here for dozens of practical strategies that bring meetings… Read more »