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Leveraging Neuroscience in the Workplace

via LinkedIn Learning


Learn how to change your brain for the better. Find out how to apply the latest findings from the field of neuroscience to business.

Understanding the working of the brain—a field known as neuroscience—can positively impact how we work with and lead others. Knowing how to change the brain to motivate and engage people, for example, allows leaders to focus on brain-based behaviors that can be changed to move their teams in the right direction. In this course, Harvard-trained psychiatrist and business consultant Srini Pillay shares insights from the latest neuroscience research on how to leverage the brain for maximum impact. Learn how to change your brain for the better, build confidence and resilience, and align the brains of your team so you can focus on common goals. Plus, find out how to use neuroscience to solve common management challenges, such as increasing team diversity, performance, speed, innovation, and focus.


  • Your brain and business
  • Overview of brain-based tools in the workplace
1. Applying Neuroscience at Work
  • Change your brain to change your performance
  • How coaches and learning and talent professionals can use neuroscience in the workplace
  • Why grit and deliberate practice may not help
2. Neuroscience's Role in Confidence and Resilience
  • Targeting the brain to build confidence
  • Targeting the brain to manage uncertainty at work
  • Targeting the brain to overcome resistance to change
  • How mindfulness changes the brain to improve work performance
  • Brain-based methods to build team resilience
3. Neuroscience and Team Building
  • How to manage contagious emotions
  • Changing your brain to enhance collective intelligence
  • How leaders can synchronize their brains with followers
  • Changing the brain to improve team diversity
4. Improving Strategic Speed
  • Leveraging your brain to increase strategic speed
  • Motivating your brain with a sense of purpose
  • Activating your brain to innovate
  • Changing your brain to improve focus
  • Next steps

Taught by

Srini Pillay

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