Leadership Ad-Vantage

It was a long and stressful week. I was tired. I wasn’t sleeping and I knew I wasn’t operating at my best. My pre-frontal cortex was really tired and all I could focus on was negative. Something the brain does really well when it is exhausted and under pressure. It was at that moment I…

It’s not just IQ and EQ that effect work performance, what about MQ?

Ever had a contract or a role that perfectly suited your skill set and passions and you were also given free rein to make it your own as long as you hit the targets, achieved the deliverables and satisfied the goals of the organisation? How fantastic did that feel? I bet you exceeded expectations, received…

Is Neuroscience Dehumanising?

Recent findings in the area of brain studies show that we can explain certain leadership qualities by ‘exploring’ the brains of successful leaders. This can give us answers to some questions that may help people become more inspirational and develop the qualities every leader wants to possess. However, this comparatively new area of research already…

Goal Setting

Endorphin Goal Setting!

Everyone has the same concept as the New Year approaches, and that is to set personal and professional resolutions for themselves. The concept isn’t without merit, as the act of identifying goals provides a warm and satisfied feeling that a plan is in place and action is at hand. However, consider how many people fail…

Do You Have a Leadership Game Plan?

If you think about it, being a leader is not much different from being the captain of a sporting team. Whatever your team sport, be it football, basketball, or athletics, you are still, essentially, a fundamental component of the team. Unlike a coach, you’re not sitting on the sidelines, giving directions and demanding results. You’re…

Designing Leadership Learning – Neuroleadership Summit Blog Part 3

When it comes to designing learning experiences we need to know how to make certain that the learning is understood and retained once the training program has ended.  David Rock presented the AGES model as a tool which will help make learning “sticky”. A stands for Attention.  It seems logical that we are more likely to…

Connect and Lead Through Relationships

Striving to be a good leader is something we all do on a daily basis and, as the pressure mounts to be continually innovative, leaders are looking for alternative ideas. However, did you know the connections you make with your team can be the difference between a good leader and a great one? Think about…

Awesome Leadership Magazine and FREE Kickstarter eCourse

Now I rarely do this but I am so excited about the launch of some amazing Leadership Innovations – FREE Leadership 7 Week eCourse (Yes FREE!) and LeadershipHQ Magazine! Our purpose is to build leaders who will make a difference to our world and we hope you will love our magazine and eCourse as much…

Are you a responsive leader?

Are you a responsive leader? I used to hate it when I’d make a suggestion or recommendation to my team leader and have no reply or acknowledgment at all.  Without the feedback, I felt as though my suggestions were worthless (which I knew they weren’t.) I soon learnt not to bother offering ideas for change…