Practical Applications of Brain Science in Business
July 22, 2013
Hosted by Dr. David Brendel
Brain science has been increasingly highlighted in executive coaching, but is it something that can truly be used, and how is it helpful? Joining us today is Dr. Srini Pillay, CEO of NeuroBusiness Group (NBG), voted one of the Top 20 Most Innovative Leadership Development Companies in The World by Training Industry in 2013. Dr. Pillay will answer questions related to current trends in the use of brain science in executive coaching. He will discuss how brain science is impacting the market share, and why this rapid growth in the use of brain science in executive coaching is increasing. In addition, he will discuss specific brain-based paradigms that have been useful in coaching executives and Fortune 500 clients on resilience, high stakes leadership, change and agility. In addition, he will discuss some recent software that NBG has created to enhance the impact on bottom-line results and to encourage more people to become involved in brain-based executive coaching.
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Leading Minds with Dr. David Brendel explores how innovative approaches in psychology, neuroscience, philosophy, and coaching are empowering individuals in the 21st century to realize their full human potential. The show will feature experts in these areas discussing how people can develop individualized goals and solutions to their greatest challenges, rather than relying on standardized psychiatric treatments and potentially toxic medication. Drawing on new research findings in areas like positive psychology, Leading Minds will educate you about the benefits of “solutions-based” approaches rather than “problems-based” approaches. Expert discussions with renowned psychologists, neuroscientists, philosophers, and coaches will converge on a central theme. This unifying vision is that self-reflection, positive thinking, and personal responsibility will empower you to achieve practical wisdom, develop clear action plans, and achieve lasting success in all areas of their lives.
Dr. David Brendel
Dr. David Brendel is a leading executive coach and psychiatrist based in Boston. His company, Leading Minds Executive and Personal Coaching, provides a wide array of coaching and consulting services to individuals, organizations, and corporations. He is a Master Certified Coach Trainer in the Center for Executive Coaching, where he trains mental health professionals to become coaches. He also chairs a CEO peer group with Vistage International, the world’s leading chief executive organization.
He received his B.A. summa cum laude from Yale, his M.D. from Harvard Medical School, and a Ph.D. in philosophy from University of Chicago. He served as a Faculty Fellow in the Harvard Center for Ethics and the Professions. He is the author of Healing Psychiatry: Bridging the Science/Humanism Divide, published by MIT Press. In his private practice, he provides consultation and treatment for adults with depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, personality disorders, eating disorders, substance abuse, and psychosis.
Dr. Brendel is an experienced media consultant on psychiatric treatments, medical ethics, and use of Internet technologies in clinical practice. In addition to serving as a consultant for PBS and ABC News, he has given dozens of interviews to major media outlets and has been a guest on top radio programs. He currently is Chief Medical Officer for LinkedWellness, a start-up company providing digital health solutions for conditions such as anxiety and depression.