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Your Brain At Work LIVE – S7:E02 – Boeing’s Most Significant Culture Change

Boeing set out to create a culture in which every employee feels safe to speak up and believes that their voice matters. Two years of hard work culminated in "Seek, Speak, and Listen" Boeing’s new behavior change model that their CHRO recently characterized as the most significant culture effort in the company’s 106-year history. Tune in for an inspiring conversation and a remarkable story.

2022-04-21T11:04:34-04:00April 15th, 2022|

Your Brain At Work LIVE – S6:E11 – How Adopting a Growth Mindset Transformed Microsoft

In this Season 6 finale of Your Brain at Work LIVE, Priya Priyadarshini (General Manager, Employee Career and Development, Microsoft) joins us to share the amazing story of Microsoft's Growth Mindset journey. Learn how leaders at Microsoft were able to create stronger connections between teams through the pandemic and how the organization’s growth mindset translated to bigger impacts on industries and the marketplace.

2022-01-18T10:24:01-05:00January 18th, 2022|

Your Brain At Work LIVE – S6:E10 – What We Get Wrong About Inclusion

Inclusion is more important now than ever before. In this episode, we dig into the neuroscience of inclusion with Linda Leonard (Global Diversity and Inclusion Lead, Bristol Myers Squibb). We discuss what we get wrong about inclusion and how we can use science to bring people together. On this episode, Steve Miska, a retired US Army Colonel & Author shares his experience working with Iraqi interpreters during the war and the unexpected lessons on the value of compassion. Ultimately sharing stories that transcend the battlefield and translate directly into workplace leadership today.

2022-01-18T10:25:42-05:00January 14th, 2022|

Your Brain At Work LIVE – S6:E09 – Compassion Wins at War and in the Office

Calls for empathetic leadership are on the rise in organizations. A new survey connects lack of empathy to the reason 54% of people recently quit their jobs. Empathy is a nuanced and often misunderstood term. When actually, compassion is what teams need. Compassion is when one's desire to help becomes an impactful response. It's the difference between telling someone you care and actually showing them. On this episode, Steve Miska, a retired US Army Colonel & Author shares his experience working with Iraqi interpreters during the war and the unexpected lessons on the value of compassion. Ultimately sharing stories that transcend the battlefield and translate directly into workplace leadership today.

2021-11-19T13:34:44-05:00November 19th, 2021|

Your Brain At Work LIVE – S6:E08 – Power and Expectations: The Neuroscience of Group Dynamics

When people work together as a team, there are several “group dynamics” that determine how well they’re able to synergize, make decisions, and get things done. The factors that determine whether a team has a positive (or poor) group dynamic include power, relationships, status, fairness, the ability to put the interests of the group ahead of one's own, and more. How does your organization go through the process of team building? How are you being proactive in creating an inclusive environment that inspires team collaboration? In this episode of Your Brain at Work, Dr. David Rock, Dr. Will Kalkhoff , and Dr. Joy VerPlanck will explore the science of group dynamics. We’ll examine the differences between status and power and analyze how leadership, group composition, expectations, and participation inequities that can impact decision-making and work outcomes.

2021-11-15T11:29:14-05:00November 15th, 2021|

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