In this episode, Dr. David Hanscom talks with Robert Paris, CEO of Myelin Leadership International. He discusses the principles of neuro-leadership which focuses on developing authentic leadership skills within individuals and teams. Key to the concept of authentic leadership are: understanding your motivations and stories first; getting comfortable with expressing emotions; and seeing that vulnerability is a sign of strength. Using these principles, teams can build trust and become more effective.
Robert is recognized as a pioneer in applying fundamental principles of neuroscience to management and leadership. He has recently developed ground-breaking programs in leadership, coaching, team-building and innovation that incorporate emerging knowledge of the brain to awaken more of the brain’s resources to enable people to expand perspectives, talk more authentically and create rare moments of insight – with remarkable results. Robert’s training and consulting practice has resulted in helping management teams accomplish their strategic objectives in the entertainment, high technology, information services, pharmaceutical, consumer packaged goods, retail, non-profit, transportation and logistics and mining industries. Robert designed and facilitated the original global leadership training program for the renowned Cirque du Soleil. Learn more at http://www.myelinleadership.com/..