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The Leading Brain: Powerful Science-Based Strategies for Achieving Peak Performance

The Leading Brain: Powerful Science-Based Strategies for Achieving Peak Performance

by Friederike Fabritius, Hans W. Hagemann


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A cutting-edge guide to applying the latest research in brain science to leadership - to sharpen performance, encourage innovation, and enhance job satisfaction.

**Featured on NPR, Success, Investor Business Daily, Thrive Global, MindBodyGreen, The Chicago Tribune, and more**

There's a revolution taking place that most businesses are still unaware of. The understanding of how our brains work has radically shifted, exploding long-held myths about our everyday cognitive performance and fundamentally changing the way we engage and succeed in the workplace.

Combining their expertise in both neuropsychology and management consulting, neuropsychologist Friederike Fabritius and leadership expert Dr. Hans W. Hagemann present simple yet powerful strategies for:

- Sharpening focus
- Achieving the highest performance
- Learning and retaining information more efficiently
- Improving complex decision-making
- Cultivating trust and building strong teams

Based on the authors' popular leadership programs, which have been delivered to tens of thousands of leaders all over the world, this clear, insightful, and engaging book will help both individuals and teams perform at their maximum potential, delivering extraordinary results.

**Named a Best Business Book of 2017 by Strategy+Business**

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780143129356
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/21/2017
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Friederike Fabritius is a neuropsychologist and a leading expert in the field of Neuroleadership. As an executive coach and leadership specialist, she has extensive expertise working with top executives from Fortune 500 companies. A sought-after keynote speaker, she has addressed large audiences at events hosted by prominent multinational corporations, including EY (Ernst & Young), thyssenkrupp, Trivago, and Audi.

Hans W. Hagemann, Ph.D., is managing partner/co-founder at the global leadership consultancy firm Munich Leadership Group, which counts Allianz Global Investors, Bayer, BMW, EY, Expedia, Montblanc, SAP, Siemens, and thyssenkrupp among their clients. He is a global expert on leadership and innovation who has led seminars, coaching sessions and in-depth workshops with top executives in more than 40 countries.

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Table of Contents

Introduction The Science of Leadership ix

Part 1 Reaching Your Peak 1

1 Find Your Sweet Spot 3

2 Regulate Your Emotions 29

3 Sharpen Your Focus 73

Part 2 Changing Your Brain 115

4 Manage Habits 117

5 Unleash Your Unconscious 142

6 Foster Learning 174

Part 3 Building Dream Teams 203

7 Thrive on Diversity 205

8 Cultivate Trust 228

9 Develop the Team of the Future 246

Final Note: Keeping the Brain in Mind 284

Notes 285

Acknowledgments 305

About the Authors 313

Index 315

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