A Neuroleader Understands What People Need To Thrive

by Silvia Damiano on 6 October 2021

A Neuroleader Understands What People Need To Thrive

We often tend to see the same people. This circle of companionship likely varies depending on whether we are at work or home, but we probably see most of the same people each day. The lack of variety in our social and professional bubbles may reduce the empathy we have for others beca …

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Increase Agility by Keeping a Dream Journal

by Silvia Damiano on 6 June 2019

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Everyone dreams. Sometimes, we can remember bits and pieces of what we dream. If a particular dream is memorable, we might reflect on it. Dreams can be happy, scary, sad, intense, erotic and more, and by writing them down, we can become more present and aware of ourselves.

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Afraid Of Change? How To Maintain An Agile and Mindful Workforce

by Silvia Damiano on 2 April 2019


When we think of special forces teams in the military, we often think of agile teams ready to quickly address issues to ensure a successful mission. However, these highly trained units typically include cross-functional experts and no officers. These teams make on-the-ground decisions …

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The Neurobiology of Intuition - Becoming an Agile Leader

by Silvia Damiano on 28 March 2019


The idea of ‘intuition’ is often overlooked or even deemed taboo in the business world, yet we’ve all experienced intuitive insights and acted on them. We can sharpen these intuitive abilities to rapidly adjust to a world in constant change and turmoil. However, our intuitive skills s …

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Aligning Brain, Heart & Gut to Foster Agility

by Silvia Damiano on 26 February 2019

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In an age where artificial intelligence is becoming the norm, it is important to focus on the qualities of human beings which allow us to personally transform and offer a broader spectrum for effective thinking. Leaders who are able to understand, perceive and process their emotions a …

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4 Reasons Why You Should Trust Your Intuition

by Silvia Damiano on 4 December 2018

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Going by that “gut feeling” is often considered risky, but in reality, we all have the ability to intuit and connect the intelligence of the mind, heart and gut. Everyone has experienced a time when they just knew something, even if they couldn’t quite explain it. We can develop intui …

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Freshen Up Your Leadership Style With Spontaneity

by Silvia Damiano on 29 May 2018

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Leaders are typically expected to do things by the book. Following routines, filling out spreadsheets, and handling data - everything is a tried-and-true routine. But what about stepping outside of the norm and showing a little spontaneity? Listening to that inner intuition can ensure …

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Learning To Let Your Heart Sing

by Silvia Damiano on 7 December 2017


While we often think of the brain as the command centre of our bodies, we tend to overlook the functions of the heart. Most people understand how the heart pumps blood, which carries oxygen and wastes around the body. But the heart starts beating after only a few weeks in a tiny foetu …

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All Work And No Play Makes Your Brain Dull

by Silvia Damiano on 8 August 2017


When you think back to your school days, what memory makes you smile? Was it sitting in a row at a desk, working silently? Or was it playing outside, painting in art class, or doing group experiments in science? When did your mind feel agile and inspired?

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Are You Brave Enough To Trust Your Intuition?

by Silvia Damiano on 11 July 2017


Do you believe in your intuition? Many of us 'go with our gut' when we make quick decisions. While intuition may seem somewhat mystical, it's really our hunches formed using past knowledge and experiences. Does intuition have a place in the business world? Many would say no, but can y …

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Intuition - Why It's Time To Listen To Our Third Brain!

by Mark Hodgson on 6 April 2017

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General Colin Powell is widely acknowledged as an excellent military and political leader. He invokes a rule around decision-making where P = 40-70. P is the probability of success and 40-70 the percentage of information required to make a decision.

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Explore Your Intuition for Agile Living

by Silvia Damiano on 17 November 2016


Gut feelings, hunches and... intuitive insights. Often dismissed, they are part of the human ability called ‘intuition'. You may have noticed the discomfort of your boss if you've ever asked him or her to trust you because you were certain a proposal would work out.

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