Leading with the Mind

14 - 15 May 2013

Trinity House, Trinity Square, Tower Hill, London EC3N 4DH

The world can be described as VUCA – Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous. This two-day workshop will unpick the leader capacities and key mental skills that are required to succeed in this environment, and explore what the latest brain science has to teach us about leadership development. 

Who is it for?

Leadership development and talent specialists and HR leaders with an interest in, or responsibility for, leader development.

Overview

The world can be described as VUCA – Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous. This two-day workshop will unpick the leader capacities and key mental skills that are required to succeed in this environment, and explore what the latest brain science has to teach us about leadership development.  Building on their experience of training leaders of the US Army and corporate executives, the workshop leaders will dispel a number of myths about effective leadership and highlight techniques to develop the mental skills necessary for extraordinary leader performance.

Content

• Describe the leadership capacities needed for success in a VUCA environment.
• Explore the US Army’s Be-Know-Do leader model which provides the basis for mental skills training in business organisations.
• Discuss what neuroscience can teach about developing adaptive thinking and building confidence.
• Consider the role of stress and energy in performance and review techniques for developing leader resilience.
• Explore the myth of multi-tasking and how leaders can develop the ability to maintain focus amidst distractions.
• The power of imagery in effective leadership and techniques for enhancing imagery skills.