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Lessons Learned: 355 - Kate Lanz
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Brains are as unique as fingerprints
"Male" brain: input in > focused action out
"Female" brain: emergent and iterative problem solving (high emotional intelligence)
Our brains have 2 dominant modes
1: survive (when we are under threat, you’ll be put in defense mode) - tiring, can’t be as effective as we want to be
2: thrive (you are safe, allows the prefrontal cortex to do well) - endless energy
R - recognition; what can you recognize from the individual’s contribution?
I - Intention; where is the conversation going?
C - Challenge; what’s the challenge plus a solution
H - Hope; switch on the dopamine section of the brain
When teams trust their leader, they are 80% more engaged
The thing that defines a company’s culture is the worst behavior that is tolerated within the culture