Reflective Research – Leaders Are Self-Aware (T-3)

On “Components of Self-Awareness” in Chapter 5 there is a Reflective Learning Exercise called the “Five Whys.” Find a partner and conduct a “five why” interview. Write a short reflection that summarizes that exercise and that describes your underlying values. Find one further resource – one article or video – that describes another self-reflection exercise …

Reflective Research​ – The Neuroscience of Leadership and Self-Management (T-4)

On pg. 84 of the LEADS book there is a Learning Moment related to the Swart, Chisholm and Brown book called “Neuroscience and Leadership.”   The exercise describes an interoception activity: being in touch with the physiological condition of your body. ​ Your reflective research task is to create a diary that tracks your emotional state throughout a period of time – consider yourself an …

Neural Plasticity​ (T-4)

How to Use the Brain as Friend Rather Than Foe…​ If we don’t use our prefrontal cortex our brain can automatically takes us to places we don’t want to be. ​ Intrusive thoughts, self-destructive habits, sometimes we are our own worst enemy. The amygdala is the “reptile brain” that hijacks cognitive processes and the basal …

The Neuroscience of Leadership​ – The Neuroscience of Leadership and Self-Management​ HJ

The Neuroscience of Leadership​ Please read the following article from The Neuroscience of Leadership:​  Breakthroughs in brain research explain how to make organizational transformation succeed. As you read, identify these three areas of the brain (basal ganglia, amygdala, and prefrontal cortex) and note their role in brain functioning.  ​ Also, highlight for yourself where the article describes leadership abilities …

LEADS Link​ – The Neuroscience of Leadership and Self-Management​ HJ

Modern neuroscience tells us emotions may be innate, but it also tells us the brain has multiple information processing systems that can override emotions and determine how they are expressed. In this Trek we will explore some of the main regions of the brain and how they can  be understood and even harnessed to maximize your leadership.​ In Chapter …

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