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Drake Baer

Director of Content NeuroLeadership Institute

Drake Baer is the Director of Content at the NeuroLeadership Institute. He has been a senior writer at New York Magazine, a correspondent at Business Insider, and a contributing writer at Fast Company. A presenter at the Aspen Ideas Festival and Wisdom 2.0, he is also the co-author of Everything Connects: How to Transform and Lead in the Age of Creativity, Innovation, and Sustainability and a forthcoming book on embodied cognition for St. Martin’s Press.

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How Quiet Voices Help Defeat Groupthink

Groupthink bubbles up when dissenting voices keep quiet. Leaders can improve group decision-making when they work to raise those quiet voices.
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We Want Your Questions On Gender, Performance, And Leadership

The NeuroLeadership Institute is set to launch a new journal article, “Debunking Gender Myths: The Science of Gender & Performance.” It’s our deep dive into what…
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NLI’s Heidi Grant Given Best Business Book Honors

If you want help, ask for it. This seemingly simple yet surprisingly complex insight earned Reinforcements: How to Get People to Help You by NeuroLeadership…
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The Secret to Workplace Satisfaction Is Surprisingly Simple

Employees that have their social needs met are more likely to feel engaged in their jobs and less likely to look for greener pastures elsewhere.
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An Army General’s Advice for Career Shifts: Focus on Blind Spots

The future is coming, and getting ready for it isn’t just a matter of more refined thinking, but broadened experiences. This how the US Army…
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If You Want to Persuade People, Don’t ‘Treat the World As Facts’

Facts are facts — except that they’re not. In a session on idea propagation and influence at this year’s NeuroLeadership Summit, Wil Cunningham, a psychologist…
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Summit Q&A: The Motivation Science Behind Weight Loss, Learning, and Leadership

Art Markman is a renaissance man of psychological science: He holds a professorship at the University of Texas-Austin, where he’s also the director of the…
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