Quiet Leadership: Six Steps to Transforming Performance at Work by David RockImproving the performance of your employees involves one of the hardest challenges in the known universe: changing the way they think. In constant demand as a coach, speaker, and consultant to companies around the world, David Rock has proven that the secret to leading people (and living and working with them) is found in the space between their ears. If people are being paid to think, he writes, isnt it time the business world found out what the thing doing the work, the brain, is all about? Supported by the latest groundbreaking research, Quiet Leadership provides a brain-based approach that will help busy leaders, executives, and managers improve their own and their colleagues performance. Rock offers a practical, six-step guide to making permanent workplace performance change by unleashing higher productivity, new levels of morale, and greater job satisfaction.
Quiet Leadership: Six Steps to Transforming Performance at Work
By David Rock. Listen to an interview with David Rock about the application of these ideas in the workplace Learn about the NeuroLeadership Summit. About the book What others are saying. Quiet Leadership will help you improve other people's thinking, which is the best place to begin improving performance. Marshall Goldsmith, founder of Marshall Goldsmith Partners Rock has broken the code on how to leverage our most basic human function-thinking! Both practical and profound - a must- read for anyone who wants to unleash the potential of their team. Michael W.
Managers are default programmed to solve problems. And that is how they see themselves, at a subconscious level. So we input their problem into our brain, see the connections our brain would make to solve this problem and spit out the solution that would work for us. David Rock presents a suite of approaches for getting the other person, be it employee, family member or friend, to work their problem and, at the same time, gain insight into their thinking process that may not be serving them well. His techniques are anchored in current research in neuroscience, for example:. What are these approaches David Rock offers us? Here they are, with brief comments on a few.
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