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  • markfinnern
    Hi Futurists, You want to be a leader? You may want to look into the neuroscience for leadership this Monday the 20th of September. David Rock who coined the
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      Hi Futurists,

      You want to be a leader? You may want to look into the neuroscience for leadership this Monday the 20th of September.

      David Rock who coined the term Neuroleadership. (I am still looking for the term that I could coin that will make me famous ;-)

      Well, David will be sharing latest insights and discoveries of the science of our brain and what it means for our leadership.

      You should come on Monday and get inspired. Only very few tickets left, the other groups have a waiting list already for the event.

      He gave a similar talk at Google: "Brain at Work" last year and you can check that out here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XeJSXfXep4M

      This time he is going to focus on leadership.
      More information about the event further down or at http://futuresalon.org

      You can buy your ticket here with credit card or paypal:

      We will sell out, there will not be any tickets to be purchased Monday evening.

      It will be very interesting.

      See you on Monday, Mark.

      --- In bafuture@yahoogroups.com, "markfinnern" <mark.finnern@...> wrote:
      > Hi Futurists,
      > Blog post:
      > http://www.futuresalon.org/2010/09/the-neuroscience-of-leadership-with-d\
      > avid-rock.html
      > David Rock is an excellent speaker with great content as you can see
      > from the Your Brain at Work <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XeJSXfXep4M>
      > session he gave at Google a year ago. Future Saloner Harry Max saw him
      > too and suggested that he would be great for the Future Salon. Now
      > about a year later, I am happy that we can welcome David Rock to the
      > Future Salon.
      > The Neuroscience of Leadership Monday 20th of September
      > Time: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
      > 5:30: Registration, Networking, Light Refreshments
      > 6:30: Presentation
      > Where: SAP Labs 3410 Hillview Avenue Palo Alto, Building 1 Room
      > Cafeteria.[map
      > <http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=3410+Hillview+Ave,+Palo+Alto,+C\
      > A+94304&sll=37.573154,-122.338858&sspn=0.007347,0.014291&layer=&ie=UTF8&\
      > om=1&ll=37.404528,-122.145138&spn=0.028977,0.058365&z=14&iwloc=addr> ]
      > This is an event that the Future Salon is co-hosting with NCHRA
      > <http://www.nchra.org/> , SVCF <http://www.siliconvalleycf.org/> and
      > SBODN <http://www.sbodn.com/> . Please register and pay the $25 fee
      > <https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=U3\
      > J5ZPG6X2MQS> . If you think that is a lot, just divide it by all the
      > free Future Salons that you ever went to ;-) If it is still too tough,
      > ping me and I will see what I can do. Love the fact, that we will have
      > a more accurate RSVP count too. Please hurry, as we will sell out the
      > seats that we have been allocated.
      > [https://www.paypal.com/en_US/i/scr/pixel.gif%5d
      > (The money is going to the Accelerating Studies foundation
      > <http://www.accelerating.org/about.html> an educational 501(c)(3)
      > nonprofit that is the umbrella organization for all the Future Salons).
      > [David Rock]
      > <http://sai.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8341d918d53ef0133f3850cf5970b-pi> Pilots
      > and doctors are tested for competence, why not leaders too?
      > While we have long had the academic study of leadership, this has not
      > yet led to an ability to objectively measure or predict who could be a
      > good leader. Instead we have a plethora of leadership theories such as
      > the `great man' theory (leaders are born not made), `trait
      > theory' (leaders have certain qualities) and `transformational
      > leadership theory' (leaders are able to inspire followers).
      > This is about to change. A new field, called "NeuroLeadership"
      > allows us to objectively test who we put in charge as thoroughly as we
      > test doctors and pilots. Meet the man who coined this term at this
      > special presentation brought to you in partnership with SBODN, The
      > Silicon Valley Coach Federation and the Future Salon.
      > The ability to intentionally address the social brain in the service of
      > optimal performance will be a distinguishing leadership capability in
      > the years ahead. Discover strategies to more effectively engage your
      > employees' best talents while supporting collaborative teams and
      > creating an environment that fosters productive change.
      > About the Speaker
      > David Rock is the founder and CEO of Results Coaching Systems (RCS),
      > which has operations in 15 countries across the globe. In his capacity
      > as CEO, David works with Fortune 500 clients specializing in embedding
      > internal coaching capacity within organizations to develop leaders,
      > retain talent, improve performance, and change culture. David is the
      > author of several books on coaching
      > <http://www.amazon.com/David-Rock/e/B001IOH938> and his paper 'Managing
      > with the Brain in Mind'
      > <http://www.strategy-business.com/media/file/sb56_09306.pdf> was the
      > most downloaded of 2009 at Strategy+Business.
      > David co-founded the NeuroLeadership Institute
      > <http://www.neuroleadership.org/> , a global initiative bringing
      > neuroscientists and leadership experts together to build a new science
      > for leadership development. In 2004, David founded the brain-based
      > approach to coaching, which has gathered momentum as a theory base for
      > coaching ever since. In collaboration with several leading
      > neuroscientists, David is working to explain the neural basis of issues
      > like self-awareness, reflection, insight and accountability.
      > Sign up now and see you all there, Mark.
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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