Do you have a diverse organization but you are still lacking a culture of belonging? Engagement and retention revolve around the idea of inclusivity. Without it, you have a revolving door of talent.
When it comes to culture, change is possible, and it lies in the everyday habits of your workforce. Neuroscience and understanding how the brain works is fundamental in creating sustained change.
Because our brains do not know the difference between a fact and a belief we take on all sorts of beliefs, behaviours and habits from childhood. And some beliefs about ourselves are simply not true, such as "I am not good enough".
Also, one of the most amazing tools we have - our brain - does not know the difference between past, present and future. So, we can create a future memory and our brain will ‘store’ it like a regular memory. For example, "I am not good enough to lead this team". You create a future memory of how you would like to feel, how you would like to be, by over-writing the previous MIND MAPS. Another way of explaining it is that it is like updating your out-of-date neural software. It really is as simple as that!
This process can be used to boost your self-confidence, update the type of leader you become in a crisis, update negative thoughts and reactions.
Emotional Resilience @ Work
Training and educating employees on self-awareness, emotional intelligence and resilience at individual and group level creates organisational resilience, a more human-centred workplace and increases business performance.
Why is this so important in individuals ?
You are aware of your emotions and how it influences your behaviour.
You recognise the triggers of stress and how to implement tools to deal with situations in your environment.
You are empathic and understand how to connect and engage with those around you.
It encourages and supports creativity, innovation and motivation.
Individuals who are emotionally aware of themselves and others are more resilient. Why? Emotional resilience provides a buffer against internal and external factors – providing insight, control, agility and flexibility. This harnesses the ability to focus inward, outwards and on others.
The overall benefits:
An individual who feels and is connected with self and others.
A team who are congruent, engaged, supportive and focused…