Neuroscience's Lessons For Leadership

Understanding some basic lessons from neuroscience can make you a more effective leader - and help you avoid mental practices that carry serious risks for your health, according to executive coach and author of Your Brain at Work David Rock. The workshop focused on emotional regulation - feeling the right emotions at the right time - a skill that is especially important in the workplace. Negative emotions are powerful: they can significantly reduce functioning in the prefrontal cortex, the region in the brain that supports higher intellectual processes, says Rock.

Provided by: Columbia University Topic: CXO Date Added: Jun 2010 Format: HTML

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