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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:  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

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.

The Ugly Truth About Leadership and Engagement

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

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

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.

How technology is reshaping our brains

How technology is reshaping our brains

Linda Ray, CEO of NeuroCapability looks at how technology is reshaping our brains and asks is it time to rethink our love affair with our digital world?

Our love affair with technology is at an all-time high, but have we really considered the costs?

The first generation of young people are entering new careers having been born with devices as a constant part of their lives.

3 Ways to Cultivate an Innovative Workplace

3 Ways to Cultivate an Innovative Workplace

Linda Ray, CEO of NeuroCapability, looks at the challenges to supporting innovation in the workplace.

In our last blog, we noted the emphasis from our political leaders to be more innovative. I’m sure most of you would agree, this is critical in meeting the many challenges that we face in the 21st century.

What you need to know about workplace stress

What you need to know about workplace stress

This week, Linda Ray, CEO of NeuroCapability, shares the negative impacts to productivity that increased stress levels can have as a result of the distractions we face everyday.

Stress and anxiety is on the rise in the workplace. There are some obvious contributors with tough economic times and people being required to do more with less.