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January 31, 2019 Joe Mechlinski

What the Neuroscience of the Heart Tells Us About Engagement

The heart's energy is evident in all sorts of ways – from how it communicates with the brain to how we see and work with others. I go through some of these here.  The heart brain manufactures energy through its connection to...

January 30, 2019 Joe Mechlinski

The Heart Is Your Power Plan

A challenge for all of us is to fill our need of connection in a constructive, rather than destructive, manner.  Unfortunately, the destructive path, as one might imagine, is far easier to pursue. Fixing your marriage, pursuing...

January 29, 2019 Joe Mechlinski

Our Thirst for Connection

  “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” – R. Buckminster Fuller The heart brain controls our sense of connection, and it gives...

January 22, 2019 Carly Cope

4 Steps to Drive Innovation in the Workplace

Last week, we discussed the innovation mindset and the concept of vuja de: seeing something familiar, but approaching it with a different perspective to gather additional insight and generate new ideas. We highlighted three...

January 22, 2019 Joe Mechlinski

Perseverance and Improvisation

Sometimes you have to improvise – but if you lead with the heart brain, you're likely to make the kind of instinctual connection that will get you through a challenging situation.  For example, once when I was giving a talk to...

January 18, 2019 Joe Mechlinski

30 Things That Will Make You a Stronger Leader | Best of 2018

A look back at the best podcasts, best business books, best free online courses, best leadership blogs and everything else that helped shape leaders in 2018. Leadership is far from an inherited behavior; it’s a quality born from...

January 10, 2019 Carly Cope

Three Keys to Establishing the Innovation Mindset

  Innovation mindset is a renewed way of thinking that breaks historic barriers to change and promote creativity and progressive thinking. However, many leaders still struggle to successfully implement it. Is your organization...

January 10, 2019 Joe Mechlinski

Rich People Have Money, Wealthy People Have Time

In most professional services that bill clients by the hour, employees are expected to account for more than 80 percent of their time at the office. Many companies want more, more and more of their employees, without taking into...

January 9, 2019 Joe Mechlinski

An Educated Worker Is an Innovative Worker

When companies truly embody their mission, they attract people whose values are aligned with the company. Here are two companies whose missions and values act as guideposts for how workers move through their workdays. Glassman...