Establishing and managing relationships is one of the crucial success factors for leaders.

 

Brain-savvy relationships

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Jan Hills
January 16, 2017

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Establishing and managing relationships is one of the crucial success factors for leaders. Recent research by Head Heart +Brain and others suggests that in the work context there is a long way to go to establish optimal relationships. This is particularly relevant in how leaders relate to their teams.

For example, look at some of the recent data from Head Heart + Brain’s survey of 2000 UK workers:

  • 47% of employees reported feeling threatened by their leaders
  • Just 15% of employees say their leader is interested in how they feel
  • Employees say 95% of leaders do not demonstrate cri cal “brain-savvy” leadership traits

Having an understanding of how the brain works in the context of rela onships can help leaders be er form, manage and in uence them. This guide looks at some of the relevant neuroscience and applies it to rela onships and in uence. We have also wri en about its applica on to change in our guide Brain- Savvy Change.

Click here to read the full PDF report

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