Bulletproof Leadership: neuroscience for leaders & managers

Learn how neuroscience helps you as a leader to develop certain skills - less effort more results
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  • Lectures 21
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

In this course leaders learn more about the workings of the brain to help lead more effectively. Leadership is a people's game. Understand people's social style, and you will learn more about influencing them and collaborating better. Understanding human bank accounts will help you get more out of people, with less effort. Knowing what an amygdala hijack is, helps leaders with conflict resolution. Developing the right leadership style gets the most out of you and your team. This course is informative, yet practical. There are 5 lectures with 4 hours of video content. Completing the quizzes will help you learn faster and implement changes quickly. Taking this course will help you spend less time and effort, but get more out of people. It will empower you with skills to read people better and understand the real drivers of performance. Neuroscience is the way to go with leadership development and has become the latest buzzword in leadership development. All videos are available in MP3 and MP4 audio format so that you can access this course on the move.

What are the requirements?

  • No additional software or prior leadership courses. You were born to lead!!
  • Be teachable
  • A keen interest in human behaviour
  • A journal or notepad for taking notes
  • Exercises should be completed

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn how the brain works (yours and your colleagues)
  • Pick the right leadership style if the current one gets you nowhere
  • Manage stress and conflict - at work and at home
  • Retain your staff
  • Understand human bank accounts and how to make deposits (and withdrawals)
  • Learn how to deal with annoying people
  • Decrease absenteeism because absenteeism eats your profits

Who is the target audience?

  • If you are curious about the brain and want to find out how you can use it to your advantage as a leader
  • What the best leadership style is for you and your team
  • If you want to identify & understand your purpose as a leader
  • This is not for managers who have already done several leadership courses.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: The brain and leadership

Do you face high absenteeism, high staff turnover, procrastination or conflict in your team? Or do you simply want to lead better?


Bulletproof leadership is a programme in neuroscience and leadership. At the end of this course you would be able to understand how the brain works in order to benefit you as a leader. You will also learn how to read people more effectively in order to collaborate more and have a greater influence on them. This course will enable you to choose the most effective leadership style. Here you will learn how to deal with annoying people, understand the different social styles and how human bank accounts work. You will also be able to increase staff retention, decrease absenteeism and deal with conflict more effectively.


Your brain has 3270 years' worth of neurons. Find out how to reprogram your brain!

How the brain works
3 questions
Different parts of the brain and their function
How the brain works part 2
2 questions

Fear is the size of an almond!


Are you always on your phone? Maybe you have a popcorn brain.. Find out what it is and how to cure it.


Once you have completed this section you would be able to develop a vision for your unit, define your purpose and pin down your values. This will give you greater clarity in the direction you want to lead your team!Start seeing what you cannot see. The brain is a future predicting machine.

4 pages

Start seeing what you cannot see. The brain is a future predicting machine.

Some questions on vision & purpose
3 questions

Find out what your social style is. Knowing this will allow you to collaborate better and influence people more.


Are you a control-freak, procrastinator, or peace-keeper? Or are you the "life of the party"? Find out which one you are.

2 pages

Understanding your social style (and other's) will equip you with insightful tools on how to increase your influence in the workplace. For example knowing that a "Driver" kind of social style may come across as being blunt and not taking relationships into consideration will help you understand why Drivers are they way they are. At the end of this section, you would also be able to spot the different social styles very quickly, which gives you better opportunities to collaborate.


From what you have learnt, see if you can spot the social style...

Some questions on social style
3 questions
Section 2: Your leadership style

Adapting your leadership style to each social style helps you to lead better..

Identify the best leadership style for you & your team part 1
2 pages
Leadership - what is the right one for your team?
Some questions on leadership style
2 questions
Once you have completed this lecture you will understand the causes of stress and what stress causes. How detrimental it is to your health, specifically your brain. You will also be able to spot the signs and symptoms quickly in the workplace - how it affects staff cognitively, emotionally, physically and in their behaviours. In this lecture you will learn more about conflict and how to resolve conflict.

Understand the top 10 stressors. Spot the emotional, physical, cognitive and behavioural symptoms of stress in your team.

2 pages

Get to the bottom of emotions and get team members to take responsibility.

Some questions on stress & conflict
4 questions

The amygdala hi-jack and how to manage it.

Bringing it all together

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Instructor Biography

Dr. Charlene Heyns-Nell, Founder of REDMOON Coaching and Consulting

Charlene is a coach and strategist and helps clients with leadership development. She uses neuroscience and coaching as the basis of all her programs and help leaders cultivate a life of greatness. She is the founder of REDMOON Coaching and Consulting (REDMOON CC), an internationally accredited centre.

The combination of neuroscience and coaching is a great way to develop yourself as a person, work at change or live a more focused life. It helps you to understand how the brain works and how you could influence and collaborate more.

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