According to the authors cited below, neuroleadership is "an emerging field of study connecting neuroscientific knowledge with the fields of leadership development, management training, consulting and coaching." Neuroleadership seeks to examine the internal and external factors (ranging from emotions to social stressors) that impact our leadership styles and our decision making skills.
Book to Read
Handbook of Neuroleadership
By: David Rock & Al H. Ringleb (2013)
Quick Take from the Book
Rock & Ringleb assert that neuroleadership is based on four core leadership principles:
- The way leaders problem solve and make decisions.
- How leaders regulate their emotions.
- The way leaders work collaboratively with others
- How leaders enable and support change.
Quote of Note
“A self-aware leader integrates achievement, creativity, drive, emotional intelligence, and team-building skills.” page 175.