Disengagement in American workers tops 70%! We’re burned out, unhealthy, and unproductive. What’s going on at work? Many organizations inadvertently reinforce distrust, threat, high turnover, low tolerance for change, and weak performance. Discover the research explaining this state of affairs, and hear turnaround suggestions that you can use tomorrow! Hear how a few simple secrets borrowed from neuroscience can be absolute game-changers when applied to the workplace. This session is very appropriate when you want to soften rifts between people, layers or divisions of the organization, when conflicting strategies, high volume of change, or low morale stifle potential productivity, and when staff are eager for greater self-awareness, and improved relationships.
We’ve relied on management philosophies, well-meaning schools-of-thought for generations now, and much of what we’ve learned ought to be promptly unlearned! Because science hadn’t – until now – been able to show how brains respond to change, to threat, to competition, to reward, we were operating on “best guesses” about management effectiveness.
- De-mystify why people act the way they do. Learn a simple, easy-to-remember human needs model and which
of the needs most drive your behavior.
- Learn a little bit about your pre-frontal cortex and how it likes to operate best in order to absolutely propel
focus, concentration, and performance.
- Discover why the change management strategies of decades past are due for a major overhaul, given how the
brain responds to threats in the workplace. Learn how to lead “brain friendly change” instead to garner new
levels of support for your initiatives.
- Discover the new best practices for giving feedback, coaching, handling conflict, building teams, and
communicating most effectively
- Learn what manager behaviors trigger an instinctive negative response in the brain
- Hear about replacement behaviors that entice staff to be highly engaged