What Do Mirror Neurons and Macaque Monkeys Have to Do With Leadership?
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We’ve long known that people will do what you DO, not what you SAY. There’s intriguing and emerging research on why this is the case. Our behaviors indicate whether we will play nice or not because people are watching. Great leaders will recognize this important fact and ensure that they demonstrate the very behaviors they expect from others. Monkeys or humans – our brains neurons fire in similar ways. Come learn more!
- Understand the importance of ‘walking the talk’
- We all mirror the behaviors we see – think of the implications!
- Identify key behaviors you WANT and DON’T WANT others to mirror
- Understand the Law of Reciprocity: I play nice, you play nice.
- The leader’s obligation to break the ‘Don’t Play Nice’ cycle
PAUL MCMURRAY, MS owner and president of Insight Management Consulting is a consultant, coach and master trainer focusing on leadership, teamwork, and communications. For more than 20 years, Paul has helped hundreds of organizations worldwide transform their cultures so employees can openly discuss delicate issues and hold one another accountable. Globally, he has impacted thousands of lives by equipping individuals with the communication and leadership skills they need to be successful.
Paul engages the audience with entertaining stories and videos, small group activities and larger group experiential exercises that enable participants to practice the skills he teaches.
Fun Facts about Paul: He is motivated by learning, fun, and problem solving. He has a minor in Mandarin Chinese. He has taught all over the world to all types of organizations from Dubai to Malaysia and Trinidad to Toronto. He enjoys sharing stories about his wife, their three adult children and nine grandchildren.
DAVID MCMURRAY, MBA President of Insight Management Consulting’s western division is a consultant, coach and master trainer focusing on leadership, teamwork, and communications. For more than 17 years, David has helped hundreds of organizations transform their cultures by analyzing employees and customer feedback. Over the past five years, David has partnered with his younger brother Paul to impact hundreds of lives by training and facilitating programs on communication, leadership and employee engagement.
David engages the audience with entertaining stories and videos, small group activities and larger group experiential exercises that enable participants to practice the skills he teaches.
Fun Facts about David: He is motivated by teamwork, impact and fun. He is fluent German and enjoys choral singing. He has competed and concertized with his choral groups throughout the world. He is a gourmet baker and loves to travel.
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