Holidays and emotionally driven elections can add stress and even threaten to tip our tiny vessel into their unpredictably choppy seas. Such charged events also open new possibilities to heal the humanity within each of us, beyond campaign wrangling, in spite of family feuds and past national regrets. Luckily our… Read more »
In response to Jane Mayer’s mind-bending book, Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right, what if we take another look at mindful brains beyond bucks? If an immediate response is urgent, and I think it is, how can we each help lead… Read more »
Thank You iMotions for including Mita brain based approaches to leading and learning as #19 below. Much to learn from each leader you listed here! Humbled that Mita International Brain Center found a place among giants I’ve admired! Post below taken from iMotions Research Platform. Top 50 Human Behavior Experts… Read more »
It doesn’t take grueling effort to grow our intelligence. Nor do we need rocket science to attain brilliant tone that avoids attacks. Minds literally rewire to create mind-bending possibilities when we look beyond problems (such as attacks from others) with an open mind. How so? If we toss limited solutions… Read more »
Looking to help teams to benefit from their differences and grow their strengths? FIRST – Have members complete the survey below to discover what differences each brings to strengthen the team: 1. Others recognize my unique strengths. Yes _____ No _____. 2. Different cultures enjoy my leadership. Yes _____ No… Read more »
Thank you Healthcare Administration Career for your faithful commitment to LEADING and LEARNING! Thanks also for including my Brain Based Leading and Learning in your awesome list of 2016’s top 50 great management and leadership gurus below. Many of these sites have also been my own favorites for creativity, uniqueness,… Read more »
When I worked in the High Arctic in the 90’s, I met a wise Inuit elder who inspired me in new ways to face everyday challenges. He shared how ravens on Baffin Island (up by Greenland) surprised everybody when they began to walk one-day in the 80s. “Before that, ravens… Read more »
As you think about dreaming in 2015 with the brain in mind, is there something you might do differently today?
To kindle new ideas takes circles of trust. Teams that consciously cultivate trust, open spaces for new ideas. The iPod’s inception, for instance, started with an innovative idea that Steve Jobs’ team kindled into revolutionized communication. Similarly, Fast Company’s awesome design moments unveiled original ideas that emerged from committed teams. Passionate communities, such as Apple and Fast Company, differ mentally from typical workplaces, just as brains of genius inventors vary from minds of complacent masses. How so? The brain’s hippocampus releases a shot of dopamine the brain chemical for kindling novelty.