Do You Really Understand How Your Brain Works? Podcast with Dan Siegel


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In this week’s podcast, we explore how to integrate our brains to care for our wellbeing and enhance our performance at work – especially when we’re feeling uncertain or insecure.

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You’ll Learn:
  • [03:15] - Dan explains why interpersonal neurobiology offers important insights for all of us when it comes to caring for wellbeing in workplaces.
  • [06:20] - Dan offers some tips for helping leaders to understand the potential practical impacts of harnessing interpersonal neurobiology as we work.
  • [08:01] - Dan explains why we need to integrate all the parts of our brains in order to care for our wellbeing and improve our performance at work.
  • [11:45] - Dan provides some practical, easy-to-apply examples to help integrate the different parts of your brain as you work.
  • [16:24] - Dan shares some tips on how we can create better neurological integration in our relationships with others as we work.
  • [19:17] - Dan shares how leaders can help people feel seen, safe, soothed, and secure as we work together.
  • [24:15] - Dan offers some recommendations on the role of leaders as more people experience and share their traumas in workplaces – for example as a result of COVID.
  • [29:13] - Dan completes the Lightning Round.
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