The Science of Leadership

Improve your leadership, management and communication skills by applying insights from neuroscience to social psychology
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  • Contents Video: 3 hours
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About This Course

Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

I'm extremely proud to present you  'The Science of Leadership'. This course has the ambition to build a bridge between a century of science and 21st century managers. A bridge between how our brain works and how to use that knowledge to improve our communication and leadership abilities.

The course itself is quite dense, so take your time. Don't rush through it. Let the information sink and try things out gradually, before moving on. This way you'll get the most out of this course.

We"ll go over a series of major studies and experiments, but more importantly, each time we'll see how the conclusions apply to our team, so we can turn all these insights into concrete actions.

So expect some theory, of course, but most of all, 

  • expect scientific insights to manage your teams more effectively, 
  • expect powerful communication techniques to coach your team members 
  • expect to gain a deep understanding of motivation and how to apply that to your team
  • expect a new model for leadership which will give you a unique perspective on your team


If this isn't your first course with me, you know you can ask me any question you want (preferably related to the course) in the discussion forum of the course. I normally react within 24 hours (and most of the time much faster than that).

So, welcome! I'm excited to have you here, and hope you'll enjoy this course as much as I did creating it.

See you inside!

Gregory


What are the requirements?

  • A keen interest in human behavior is the only real prerequisite for this course
  • No previous knowledge required - I will take you step by step through the different concepts, models and brainstructures presented in the course
  • No specific materials are needed for this course. Taking notes is recommended

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Discover a groundbreaking model of Leadership that will help you manage yourself and others
  • Recognize how our genetic programming influences our behavior and how to deal with that in ourselves and in others
  • Connect with your team: Learn the distinction between lasting and temporary motivations. Find out an easy way to figure out what truly motivates them, then use that knowledge to improve the quality of their work and their engagement.
  • Effectively engage problematic behavior born out of cognitive biases and subconscious belief systems
  • Improve your hiring protocols by recognizing potential pitfalls
  • Improve your coaching skills through powerful communication tools
  • Learn how to fire up engagement in your team, buy using two secret ingredients
  • Learn how to deal with issues such as workaholism, bullying, sexism, racism, ...
  • Learn how to switch to your prefrontal brain and gain self-control, adaptation, willpower, focus, but also creativity and problem solving abilities . learn how to switch in just a couple of minutes and help others to access their prefrontal as well
  • Generate trust, create a solid team, and boost performance
  • Improve change processes, meetings and brainstorming sessions
  • Boost loyalty and stop your people to go to your competition
  • And much more ...

What is the target audience?

  • Managers in charge of a team
  • Managers looking for tools and insights to manage their team
  • Professionals who want to improve on their people skills
  • Professionals who want to learn more about human behavior

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
02:39

Welcome to The Science of Leadership

03:08

An overview of the overall structure of the course, the science behind it, and how to follow it.

Section 2: Our Brain
04:55

Discover the home of our individual survival instincts

07:15

Discover how we position ourselves towards others

06:41

Discover the home of our emotions, motivations and personalities

06:18

Discover our very own supercomputer

10:28

What would it look like, if we looked at leadership from a brain's structural perspective

05:13

Dominance and leadership, isn't that the same? No, not quite. Find it out in this lecture

Brain Quizz
4 questions
Section 3: our Genetic Programming
02:37

Introduction to how our genes influence our behavior

06:29

So how do we react when we face danger?

10:15

How can we help our team members when they are facing stress?

Avoid danger
08:59
04:08

How does the instinct to avoid starvation impacts us today?

03:39

How does our instinct to procreate impact our behavior at work?

09:38

Explore a typology of 8 personality types

01:59

Summary of this section on Genetics as an influencer of human behavior

Genetic Programming Quizz
6 questions
Section 4: Our prior experience
01:50

Introduction to this section: how our prior experience influences our behavior

09:29

Do we really see the world as it is? or rather as we are...? And how can we use that help our team evolve?

04:34

Extrinsic motivations? How do they work and where do they come from?

04:22

How does intrinsic and extrinsic motivations help us to be better managers

04:23

Do you know the first secret ingredient to employee engagement?

06:38

Do you know the second secret ingredient to employee engagement?

07:35

How does instant gratification impacts our team? and how can we deal with it?

06:19

Do you know what you're worth? What you're capable of? Or are victim of this twisted cognitive bias?

07:04

Why we have to manage a workaholic, and how

02:06

Summary of how our prior experience influences our behavior

Prior Experience Quizz
8 questions
Section 5: Our Environment/context
04:24

We are all much more influenced by the things and people around us than we would like to admit. Find out here why!

03:56

Find out how no one is an island. And even less so on the work floor.

06:49

Find out how more people does not always mean more ideas

07:09

Find out why using authority ruins everything we work for as a leader

06:56

What if the way we look at others would influence their behavior...? 

No, seriously, find out here everything there is to know about it.

02:18

An overview of what we've seen in this section on how (social) context influences our behavior

Context Quizz
5 questions
Section 6: Conclusion
06:30

So this is where it all comes together, a high level overview of everything we've seen in this course and how to apply it

Final Quizz
5 questions
Bonus section: some goodies
Article
Article

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Instructor Biography

Gregory Caremans, Neurocognitive and Behavioral Expert

I'm a psychologist with a Master in communication, specialized in the Neurocognitive and Behavioral Approach. I'm the former Director of the Institute of Neurocognitivism in Brussels (Belgium). 

Today, I've specialized in writing and producing high quality brain-related content. I have my own blog and create online courses. Here at Udemy I teach over 20.000 students and several of my courses are best-sellers: 

  • Neuroscience for Parents is the N°1 course on parenting 
  • Master your brain is the N°1 course on Personal Development 
  • Meet your brain is the N°1 free personal development course 
  • My Stress Management course is N°2 out of almost 900 courses on stress.

A lot of people who follow my blog or enroll in my courses are quite curious about this NBA-thing, theNeurocognitive and Behavioral Approach. When you google it, you hardly find information on it. The reason for this is simple: The NBA has its origins in France, and is called ANC, l'approche Neurocognitive et Comportementale. Now when you google that, you'll find loads of information, unfortunately, the vast majority of it is in french…

So that's where I come in. I have been the Director of the Institute of Neurocognitivism, which task is to spread the NBA, for several years. I worked directly with the founders of the NBA, Dr. Jacques Fradin and his colleagues, and became an expert in his approach.

in 2014 I created Human Dimension and took the decision to take the NBA one step further by elevating it's reach from a regional scope to a worldwide reach, by translating the work of Jacques Fradin into English, and make it accessible to everyone. With my team, we decided to translate the NBA into every day, real life applications: How to use the NBA to raise children, to become a better manager, to deal with stress, and so on… We've added new perspectives and insights from brilliant minds such as Daniel Kahneman, David Brooks, Dan Ariely, Antonio Damasio, Steven Pinker, and many more

My blog and these courses were born out of a frustration, that regardless of the time and effort me and my team would put into coaching and training people, we would only reach so many people. It's great to have a vision to change the world, but if you don't have the means to activate it, your vision is no more than a fantasy…

By the end of 2014, the first course got online. Since then, over 16.000 people have joined us already. Still, personally, I won't rest before reaching at least 100.000, and then one million, and more. And there's a simple reason for that: Understanding how our brains work and their impact on our behavior has a major impact on how we see ourselves and others. It helps us be at peace with ourselves and be more tolerant towards others. In other words: it makes the world a better place to live in.

So join us in this brain-revolution. Join one of my groundbreaking courses and become part of the tribe

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