The greatest challenge for a top executive is not to be adaptive themselves, but how to create an atmosphere in which others can be adaptive. Based on 30 years of published longitudinal, behavioral studies, fMRI studies and hormonal studies, Professor Boyatzis will lead the participants through the dynamics of helping people become open to learning and change. He will lead the audience through examples of what effective helping and coaching to stimulate adaptability and openness feels like, as well as understanding the neural processes that foster or inhibit it. He will share key stories and discoveries in his new book, Helping People Change: Coaching with Compassion for Lifelong Learning and Growth, co-authored with Professors Melvin Smith and Ellen Van Oosten.
This session will address the following: