720: Navigating the Great Resignation with Dr. David Rock


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Dr. David Rock shares strategies to help both employees and employers come out of the Great Resignation feeling more satisfied.


1) Why so many professionals are now quitting

2) The small shifts that drastically improve satisfaction and productivity

3) The telltale signs it’s time to quit your job

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Dr. David Rock coined the term neuroleadership, and is the Co-founder and CEO of the NeuroLeadership Institute (NLI). The Institute is a 23-year-old cognitive science consultancy that has advised over 50% of the Fortune 100. With operations in 24 countries, the institute brings neuroscientists and leadership experts together to make organizations better for humans through science.

Dr. Rock has authored four successful books including Your Brain at Work, a business best-seller, and has written for and been quoted in hundreds of articles about leadership, organizational effectiveness, and the brain which can be found in Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, CNBC, Forbes, Fortune, Inc., USA Today, BBC, The Boston Globe and more.

Dr Rock is originally Australian, though based in the US since 2010. He holds a professional doctorate in the Neuroscience of Leadership from Middlesex University in the UK.

• David’s book: Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long

• David’s website: DavidRock.net

• David’s organization: NeuroLeadership.com


• Study: “Cubicle, Sweet Cubicle: The Best Ways to Make Office Spaces Not So Bad” by S. Alexander Haslam and Craig Knight

• Book: The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work by Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer

• Book: Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert

• Book: A User's Guide to the Brain: Perception, Attention and the Four Theaters of the Brain by John Ratey


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