June 21st 2018

Neuroscience for Leadership – Interview with Dr. Tara Swart

Corporate Research Forum has caught up with Dr. Tara Swart to review some of the science behind leadership stress and resilience. Dr. Swart invites us to consider brain agility and mindfulness as success factors for optimal performance, especially for those in leadership roles. In this interview, we focus on thee important questions:

  • What are the most useful applied neuroscience ideas, especially for top management roles?
  • How can neuroscience help us with the diversity agenda?
  • Can the findings of neuroscience help us build better workplaces?

CRF members can also access post-meeting review notes from the key note talk delivered by Dr. Swart, where we summarise the key messages and insights.

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Are you interested in neuroscience and how it can help your leaders or HR function in general? This post-meeting review summarises the key points from Dr. Tara Swart's Summer Lecture delivered to CRF members in June 2018. Access the document to pick up practical and science-backed tips for improving your performance as a leader.

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February 19th 2018

2018 International Conference Flyer: Building & Sustaining High Performance Teams

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January 12th 2018

2018 CRF Learning Programme

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January 12th 2018

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