It's time to rethink training

By understanding the manner in which the brain influences our behavior, we can implement a greater understanding and awareness into our actions, emotions and biases through the lens of neuroscience. With established self-awareness, we can then enhance our ability to lead and understand others, resulting in better communication and relationships.

*All of these topics can be delivered in either a workshop or speaking engagement format 

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Leading with the Brain in Mind

You will discover:

  • Decoding how our brain works and how it relates to performance
  • Business world translation of fixed v. growth mindset (Carol Dweck)
  • Brain-based learning principles

Outcome – This session will cover many different science-based facts associated with the brain, and how they relate to leadership and organizational development. Gain an enhanced awareness and insight into leading with a growth mindset to achieve positive change and results

Fixed vs. Growth Mindset:

Our mindset is our perceptions or our beliefs about our abilities and qualities such as; our intelligence, creativity or musicality. Our mindset is what makes us optimistic or pessimistic. It shapes our attitude and it is the ultimate factor which determines our success or failure.

Outcome – As one begins to understand the fixed and growth mindsets, you will see how changing your perception of yourself can mean the difference between reaching your goals or not. It’s not always easy and requires work, but it can change everything.

Understanding and Overcoming Stereotype Threat

We use stereotypes to help us quickly and easily make decisions but at what cost? While stereotypes may be necessary to help our brains navigate the world around us, they may pose as a barrier to career success.

Outcome – Learn about evidence-based practices to help overcome stereotype threats and hear about research that breaks down barriers between the sexes and their roles in the workplace.

Uncovering Unconscious Bias – The Roadblock to Effective Decision Making

This session will uncover how our brains work: an introduction to the neuroscience behind how we operate, why it matters, and how to reap the benefits.

Outcome – Our attitudes and behaviors toward other people can be influenced as much by our instinctive feelings as by our rational thought processes. That hidden drive affects everything from what you will eat for dinner to who you will pick to run the next meeting. You will uncover strategies to help you overcome this natural affliction.

Active Listening for Aptitude

Developing great communication skills starts with developing listening skills.

Outcome – Learn how to listen with:

  • Potential
  • Mindfulness
  • Empathy
  • Silence

Producing Insight Through Discussion

Supporting people to have insights for themselves.

Outcome – Allow people to reflect on their thinking in a way that creates new connections, and new ways of thinking about or approaching an issue. Move from being stuck to being motivated and ready to take action. These “a-ha” moments sit at the heart of all learning and change.

Communicate with Purpose

If we speak with intent rather than just talking, we can make our personal and professional conversations more interesting.

Outcome – Create the space for insight in the conversations you have with direct reports and colleagues. Learn the importance of being succinct, being specific, and being generous .

Conflict Resolution Using Brain-Based Principles

Facilitate better teamwork by minimalizing conflict.

Outcome – Gain best practices on conflict resolution and enhanced decision making abilities.