Neuroscience for Leadership

Posted on October 12th, 2020

Neuroscience for Leadership

The LDL Neuroscience For Leadership programme is designed to give your management team a competitive edge based on the latest science. Participants learn how exciting new discoveries on how the brain works can be applied to dramatically improve leadership skills, strengthen communication and build resilience. 

The workshop is designed and delivered by Dr. Maryam Bigdeli, a behavioural neuroscientist and practitioner with over twenty years experience working with organisations at all levels. Maryam has a PhD in the Neuroscience of Leadership.

Structured according to the most recent findings on how we learn best, this unique programme integrates tutor input, experiential learning and practical discovery in an accessible, engaging and fun way.

Participants have the opportunity to view their own leadership skills through the lens of neuroscience. In particular, they are guided through the latest findings in the areas of motivation, change, self-management and communication. They leave with relevant and practical strategies to immediately take back and apply in the workplace.

“Maryam is a genuine Executive Development leader with an outstanding delivery style and extensive experience in helping delegates make best use of state of the art science.” - Martha Enser, Head of Human Resources, TNT

The LDL Neuroscience for Leadership programme is designed for leaders and managers looking to gain a competitive edge based on the latest science. Participants will learn how cutting-edge neuroscience can be applied to strengthen their own mental resilience, while also vastly improving the way they lead and influence others.

The workshop is designed and delivered by Dr. Maryam Bigdeli, a behavioural neuroscientist and practitioner with over twenty years of experience working with organisations at all levels. Maryam has a PhD in the Neuroscience of Leadership and is now partnering with LDL as a trainer and consultant.

Structured according to the most recent findings on how we learn best, the LDL Neuroscience for Leadership programme integrates academic input, experiential learning and practical discovery in a proven formula.

At the end of the course participants will:

  • Understand how the brain functions and why this is relevant for leadership development.
  • Be able to use evidence-based neuroscience as it applies to decision making, influence, reward, motivation, change management and more.
  • Understand the true emotional nature of the brain and how to develop resilience.
  • Know how to lead and coach others based on the social nature of the brain.
  • Be able to create work environments more conducive to creativity and innovation.

  • How motivation and reward systems work in the brain and in organisations.
  • The difference between the brain in stress and performance states, and how to move from the survival mode to the growth mode.
  • What the science of mirror neurons can tell us about the practice of leadership by example.
  • Why it is important to build a work culture that challenges employees while respecting their innate human needs and motivations.
  • The neurobiology of decision- making: how to apply reason and intuition in handling the dilemmas of day-to-day business.
  • How to develop greater resilience by controlling the brain’s unconscious emotional processing.
  • How to manage a team’s energy level – a basic leadership necessity.
  • How to overcome the brain’s natural tendency to resist change. The neuroscience of successful change management.
  • How to empower teams to better work together by understanding the social nature of the brain.
  • Why the brain is naturally resistant to change and how to break bad habits.
  • Five fundamental brain-based motivational drivers.

This is an in-company programme for your management team. Available in one or two day formats

“Maryam is a genuine Executive Development leader with an outstanding delivery style and extensive experience in helping delegates make best use of state of the art science. Her facilitation based on emotional intelligence and neuroscience, has a significant impact on our leaders and teams, and encourages them to step out of their ‘technical comfort zone’. Delegates learn to use best practice to enhance their leadership skills and optimize their leadership capabilities.” – Martha Enser, Head of Human Resources, TNT

 

“Maryam is an innovative thought leader who engages stakeholders in looking at challenges in new ways that lead to greater business and leadership results. Her evidence-based content paired with creative and refreshing design and delivery of bespoke neuroscience for leadership, her professionalism and her joyful, inspiring personality, has fascinated our executives, and brought about new perspectives to our global organization.” – Franz Viehböck, Board Member, Chief Technical Officer, Global Engineering Group

 

“Maryam is a fantastic coach and mentor. The workshop was extremely interesting. I learned a lot and have many new ideas to improve communication and collaboration in the team.” – Christian Hobiger, Supply Chain Services Manager, Jabil

In-company workshop. One day, bespoke.
+44 (0)20 7381 6233

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