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Do we have the heart to lead?

The blog was first published on BrainWaves for Leaders on April 3, 2014.

Chris Phillips is CEO of GreyMatta  and, Diploma of Neuroscience of Leadership Alumni looks at the neuroscience behind leadership and why it takes emotional courage to lead well.

Mindful In May – Attention Matters

In this blog, NeuroCapability Founder and CEO Linda Ray turns her attention to the subject of mindfulness.

Do you find your attention wandering? Are you easily distracted? Is your stress level high? Why not join the increasing number of leaders who practice mindfulness?

What is Brain-Friendly Leadership?

In our last blog, we explored what a ‘brain-friendly’ election campaign might look like. This generated some interesting commentary around the use of the term ‘brain-friendly’ and a question about what this term means?

At NeuroCapability, we use the term ‘brain-friendly’ to describe practices and approaches where attention is consciously paid to the key organising principle of the brain (ie: to minimise threat and maximise reward).

Leaders who adopt brain-friendly practices and approaches understand the importance of managing threat and reward responses for self and in their interactions with others.