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 Chief Science Officer Heidi Grant honors from Strategy and Business.
Jam-packed meetings and overflowing project teams don't do anyone any favors. They cause delays, create confusion, and generally make organizations less effective. At the NeuroLeadership Institute, we view this as a product of over-inclusion —
Jay Van Bavel is a social neuroscientist who studies unconscious bias, group identity, and cooperation, specializing in understanding the neural mechanisms by which a sense of belonging to a group influence our thoughts and behavior.