Using Brain Science to Enhance Leadership Ability

July 5, 2016
Hosted by Maureen Metcalf

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Gary and Maureen talk about leader ego development and development beyond ego through and how brain science impacts this development. When we talk about Level 5 Leadership from Good to Great – many people think of humble and tenacious. Building true humility is more than acting like you are humble, it is transcending traditional ego structure, a process that is foundational to developing into a “level 5 leader". This development comes in part from cultivating an ability to rewire our brains.
Gary will share his expertise on the following:
1. When we talk about changing – you have mentioned some things change quickly and others quite slowly and the rate is linked to our survival. Explain how this relates to leader development.
2. Why would anyone ever want to have a less ego-centered process? If the ego wasn't necessary, we wouldn't have one. Look how powerful our species has become...we dominate the planet. Why change?
3. What is this process and can I do it?

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Maureen Metcalf

Maureen Metcalf

Maureen is the Founder and CEO of the Innovative Leadership Institute, a renowned executive advisor focused on making the world better through leadership! She helps clients strengthen their leadership talent pool so that leadership itself becomes one of your strategic advantages to co-create a thriving future.

Maureen brings 30 years of business experience to provide high-impact, practical solutions that support her clients' leadership development and organizational transformations. She is recognized as an innovative, principled thought leader who combines intellectual rigor and discipline with an ability to translate theory into practice in all her work. Her operational focus is coupled with a strategic ability to analyze, develop and implement successful strategies for profitability, growth and sustainability.

Maureen is the author of an international award-winning book series on Innovative leadership, including the Innovative Leaders Guide to Transforming Organizations, winner of a 2014 International Book Award and a regular contributor to Forbes.

As a board member/chair, Maureen has led multiple organizations through difficult transitions and is open to for-profit board opportunities. Before founding the Innovative Leadership Institute, she led consulting engagements for PricewaterhouseCoopers and Accenture across a broad range of industries, contributing to successful organizational transformation.

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