Neuroscience for Leadership: Harnessing the Brain Gain Advantage

  • 7h 39m 57s
  • Kitty Chisholm, Paul Brown, Tara Swart
  • Blackstone Audio, Inc. dba Blackstone Publishing
  • 2020

Expert guide to the new science behind leadership, presented in a uniquely practical way

Leadership can be learned: new evidence from neuroscience clearly points to ways that leaders can significantly improve how they engage with and motivate others. This book provides leaders and managers with an accessible guide to practical, effective actions, based on neuroscience.

About the Author

Tara is Senior Lecturer at MIT and the only leadership coach with a PhD in neuroscience and a successful career as medical doctor behind her. This unique combination of experience comes together to create an uncompromising and holistic impact on performance optimisation in businesses in the UK and USA. Tara is passionate about disseminating simple, pragmatic neuroscience-based messages that change the way people work and sustainably translate to tangible financial improvement in the business. Neuroscience consulting includes individual brain-based coaching at CE level, team development workshops, in-house talks, conference key-notes and The Unlimited Mind's signature programme 'Leading sustainable performance.' This involves resilience monitoring, nutrition, hydration, physical exercise and mindfulness tools and techniques. It is designed for senior teams in businesses that need their people to do more with less and keep doing it, better and for longer without burning out. Tara is at the forefront of the application of neuroscience to business. She is a published author of a book and over 20 articles in journals of neuroscience and coaching. She speaks globally on the brain in business at international conferences, blue chip corporations and at top business schools including Oxford, Stanford and MIT. She is regularly quoted in the Financial Times.

Kitty Chisholm is a professional coach specializing in leadership development and strategic change. She is a founder Director of Boardwalk, formed in 2011 to support women in achieving their full leadership potential. Kitty has been involved with pioneering work in organisational learning, including the first major application of AI in training, the creation of the Knowledge Media Institute and the Reliance Academy. She was on the advisory boards of the BT Corporate University, VTES and Board Intelligence. Kitty is a Trustee of the UK's Science Museum Group and chairs the Advisory Board of the School of Management of Royal Holloway. She is a Fellow of Brunel University, the RSA, and the Knowledge Media Institute.

Dr. Paul Brown is a consulting clinical and organisational psychologist and executive coach and was Chairman of the Association for Professional and Executive Coaching and Supervision, APECS. He has been Visiting Professor in Organisational Neuroscience at London South Bank University and in Individual and Organisational Psychology, the Nottingham Law School. He is now Senior Adviser to the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation, Hanoi: External Adviser to the International Energy Research Centre, the Tyndall Institute, University of Cork, Ireland: and is the Association for Coaching's Global Ambassador for Applied Neuroscience. He consults and teaches widely, especially in S E Asia.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - There Is Chemistry and Then There Is Chemistry
  • Chapter 2 - Brains, Bodies and Businesses: A Systems Approach
  • Chapter 3 - The New Model Leader
  • Chapter 4 - Testosterone, Risk and Entrepreneurship
  • Chapter 5 - Why Is the Soft Stuff so Hard?
  • Chapter 6 - The Challenge of Decisions
  • Chapter 7 - Changing Yourself – Changing Others
  • Chapter 8 - Elite Performance, Brain Agility and Engagement
  • Chapter 9 - Stress, Resilience and Confidence
  • Chapter 10 - Creating the Spark, Lighting the Fire
  • Chapter 11 - Difference, Diversity and Gender
  • Chapter 12 - Whole Person, Vibrant Organization