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10/12/2013 00:00

"Present With Impact" Presentation Skills Workshop

You Too Can "Present With Impact! Book Now!   Date: 23 & 24 January 2014 Time: 08h00-16h00 Venue: Diep-in-die-Berg (Wapadrand, Pretoria). Cost: Early Bird Special R2 900 pp (book before or on Dec 22, 2013) Normal Price...

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21/08/2013 17:13

Collaborating in Flourish! 2013 Conference

We're looking forward to participate in the upcoming Flourish! Conference (9-10 September) which is once again set to be a highlight of the year. Flourish! is the official Annual Conference of the South African Organisation Development (SAODN) Networkand presenters include Clem Sunter, Debbie...

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04/06/2013 14:57

Next "Lead With Brain in Mind" Seminar in July

Our next "Lead With the Brain in Mind" seminar on the neuroscience of leadership is scheduled for 25 and 26 July and judging from the response to this announcement availability (30 participants) will run out soon. We are currently living in the 4th Revolution – a strange and unpredictable time...

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20/05/2013 11:49

Do Meetings Right: The Neuroscience of Great Meetings

BY MANIE BOSMAN A while ago I was facilitating a workshop for the leadership group of a large automotive manufacturer’s senior marketing team when their General Manager suddenly slammed the table in front of him and shouted “Ahhh, now it makes sense!” We had been discussing some basic principles...

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06/04/2013 13:21

Your Caveman Brain: Running From Predators at Work

BY MANIE BOSMAN A couple of years ago a friend of mine and his son traveled through northwestern Zimbabwe when they noticed some vultures in the trees ahead of them. They decided it was a good a time as any to stop and stretch their legs and also to see what the birds were up to. They...

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25/03/2013 13:31

New Associates Join SLI Team

We're extremely excited and proud to officially welcome four new associates to the SLI team, thereby adding more depth to our pool of leadership expertise. Dries Lombaard is without doubt South Africa’s foremost expert in strengths and talent development. He received his initial training as a...

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13/01/2013 13:13

How Neuroscience is Creating “a Brain New World”

BY MANIE BOSMAN “The gene was the central issue in biology in the 20th century. The mind is the essential issue for biology in the 21st century.” – Eric Kandel At the risk of coming over as arrogant or self-conceited for saying this about an esteemed Nobel Prize winner, I suspect that...

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29/12/2012 12:32

New Year’s Resolutions? Here’s What We Learn from Science about Making Changes that Last

NOTE: This is an adapted version of a previous post (see Taking Small Steps is the Key to Improve Your Leadership Behaviour). I’m publishing it in response to several recent conversations about New Year’s resolutions and whether or not anybody is able to make them stick. BY MANIE...

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19/12/2012 06:56

Introduction to Neuroleadership Seminars

DATES: FACE TO FACE - 15 February 2013 (Pretoria); 17 April 2013 (Midrand); 14 June 2013 (Durban). VIRTUAL - 11 & 12 March 2013 (16h00-21h30 CET Time Zone); 13 May (09h00-16h30 CET); 15 Juy (09h00-16h30 CET). VENUE: Varies for each event, will be confirmed after receiving your...

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21/10/2012 16:50

Taking Small Steps is the Key to Improve Your Leadership Behaviour

BY MANIE BOSMAN “So I realise that I have to change the way in which I’m leading people. Can you give me just five things I can do to be a better leader from now on?” In the nearly two decades that I’ve been involved in leadership development I have been asked variations of this question a...

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