NEW ZEALAND NEUROLEADERSHIP INTEREST GROUP (LIG) MEETING
Continuum Consulting Group and BrainLink NZ host the Neuroscience of Business Interest Group in Wellington.
What is NeuroLeadership?
NeuroLeadership is an emerging field of study focused on bringing neuroscientific knowledge into the areas of leadership development, management training, change management, education, consulting and coaching.
The NeuroLeadership movement is intended to help individuals and organisations of all types fulfil their potential through better understanding of how the human brain functions at individual, team and systemic levels.
The Four Domains of NeuroLeadership
There are four domains of focus emerging as the central organizing principles for the NeuroLeadership field:
• Decision making and problem solving
• Staying cool under pressure
• Collaborating with others
• Facilitating change
How To Join LIG Group
or phone (04) 499-3342
to secure a place at the Wellington group.
Visit www.NeuroLeadership.org and register under “Join a Local Interest Group".
Our Previous Meeting
Update From Our Last Meeting In this session we explored servant leadership with a special presentation from Grant Avery. Grant is the Founder and Director of Outcome Insights (O-I), a small consulting practice specialising in the review of projects and ‘Project Management Office’ operating practices. Grant is an internationally certified consultant and recognised presenter on PPM capability improvement and major business cases. Grant has recently written a book called “Project Management, Denial, and the Death Zone: Lessons from Everest and Antarctica for the owners and managers of high risk projects”. In his presentation he will cover;
- Some of the insights neuroscience provides us on the type of leadership skills needed to successfully deliver complex projects.
- Important findings on how ‘social pain’ is felt by the brain, and also the implications of these for leaders of complex projects.
- Overview some of the neuroscientific research, examples and the implications of these for anyone with an interest in the leadership of complex or risky business change.
Papers of Interest From Previous Meetings
- The resources from Grant Avery's slides
- Information on this years ABL X conference
- The Brain and Mindfulness in the Workplace. Click here to see the slides and the list of source material.
- The question of Feedback and the Brain - click here to see the slides
- The basics of the brain anatomy and how that relates to leadership behaviour - click here to see the slides
- Differential Leadership Across, Stage, Ages, Gender and Culture - A presentation given by Dr Paul McDonald - click here to see the slides
- The Leaders Brain at Work by Gaynor Parkin - click to see the slides