Fire Break

Interview of NeuroCapability Founder and CEO Linda Ray about the impact of Australia’s New Year Bushfires on the workplace.

I have cried watching coverage of the New Year’s Bushfires in Australia, even though I don’t know any of these people and don’t have close friends or family impacted. Like millions of other Australians, I have felt it deeply and personally. This event is distressing for everyone in Australia and our hearts go out to the people directly affected and their friends and family. But the flow-on effect is much broader and we have probably underestimated the massive impact this will have on the workplace.

How to be kind to your brain at Christmas

With Christmas only a few hectic days away, NeuroCapability Founder and CEO, Linda Ray, shares some great tips for not only surviving this stressful time of year but actually enjoying that time with friends and family and getting energised for a great start to 2020.

Taking a break over Christmas and New Year all sounds good in theory — spend some time with family, enjoy the company of friends, open a few presents, plenty of great food, some entertainment, a few extra treats, and maybe even a few celebratory drinks.

Mastering My ‘Productivity Guilt’

Our Neuroscience of Leadership current students and alumni will be familiar with Ember Jiddah as she is our friendly student administration champion and is currently undertaking our Advanced Diploma of Neuroscience of Leadership. She shares her thoughts on 'productivity guilt' and how learning about the brain unravels its causes and provides strategies to master it.

Linking Emotional Intelligence to Neuroscience

 A Neuroscience of Leadership graduate and the Principal Consultant at Eureka Training, Nick Mills, shares his thoughts on emotional intelligence and what learning about the brain can do to help you link the heart with the head.

“I don’t go in for any of that fluffy stuff at work.

Mental Priming: A powerful tool for high performance

Mental priming has been widely used in sports training with great success. Now advances in neuroscience provide real evidence to show how mental priming functions in the brain. Leaders and managers who embrace the field of neuroleadership have adapted the method sports coaches employ to enhance their own performance and to foster those of their employees.

Using S.C.A.R.E. to build resilience and engagement

This blog has been revised and updated.  It was first published on September 30, 2015 as 'Are Your People SCARE'd'.

This week Linda Ray, presents the NeuroCapability SCARE model as a platform for understanding what goes on in your brain at work and for building resilience in your organisation.

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The Ugly Truth About Leadership and Engagement

Your staff engagement results are in… and despite all the hard work you have put in, crafting mission statements and values and developing leadership capability frameworks, your results haven’t improved or have even got worse!

Does this sound familiar? Poor engagement results are bad news for CEO’s and executives who have been incentivised to improve employee engagement.

How to be kind to your brain at Christmas

Stress and Frazzle are common this time of year. Linda Ray shares her top ten tips for surviving and thriving this Christmas to ensure you have a Merry Brain-Friendly Christmas.

Be kind to your brain this Christmas and avoid stress and frazzle.

As Christmas approaches and the year draws to a close, many of us will be getting ready to have a breather, top up our energy bank and spend time with family and friends.

Attentional Intelligence is Critical in Leadership

This blog is the first in a series, in which we will explain the 3rd Intelligence ‘Attentional Intelligence’ – a key component of our Human-Centred Brain-Based Leadership Model™. In coming blogs, we will explore 10 key future capabilities we see as crucial workplace competencies needed now and why an understanding of the brain is so important for developing these capabilities.