N is for Neuroplasticity

In this guest blog developed in partnership with Epion Consulting, Deborah Hulme explores neuroplasticity, highlighting why and how we might pay it some attention as we lead ourselves and others through change.

Measuring the X-Factor: Leadership’s return

Never has the need for the human touch in leadership been more important for business performance. And at last, there’s a way to measure the benefits of such “soft skills”: a tool to quantify leadership effectiveness and employee wellness. Via the lens of Psychological Safety (a lead indicator of individuals’ behaviour), it’s based on the latest neuroscience research, with a direct link to organisational KPIs.

21st Century Leadership Requires a New Approach

With teams currently spread across thousands of different locations, all subject to change, the demand for robust, effective leadership is front and centre. Our Neuroleader Academy Programme is designed specifically to support leaders as they develop the skills and capabilities to flourish in the 21st century. 

Lockdown: Connection and Communication Challenges

Empathy, connection and understanding are needed more than ever when communicating in a virtual world. Minerva’s Deborah Hulme, shares her thoughts in this guest blog written for our partners The Sequel Group.

3 Steps to Achieving a Growth Mindset

The ability to shift from a Fixed to a Growth Mindset has the potential to improve wellbeing and resilience as well as innovation and performance.  So how do you make Growth Mindset real within an organisational setting?

The Neural Basis of Engagement

Understanding how the brain works delivers valuable insights into improving employee engagement and unlocking individual and organisational potential. Here Minerva’s Deborah Hulme shares her thoughts on neuroscience and what it brings to our modern business environment.

Motivating Stakeholders to Influence Change

Viewing change through the lenses of emotional intelligence and neuroscience provides the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of stakeholder behaviours and motivations.

Thinking Power!

Neuroscience is providing new knowledge around thinking which is challenging some of our long-held beliefs and providing valuable insights into the origins of our own behaviour and the behaviour of others. Here we encourage you to think more about thinking.

Leaders – Is Your Bad Mood Affecting Performance?

As humans the social nature of our behaviour is now scientifically understood – as a result our moods have the propensity to travel through organisations like electricity through wires, influencing and impacting the mood of others as they go. This has implications for everyone who holds a leadership role.