Inside the Brain of a Leader

Can neurological rewiring boost leadership skills?

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

As any layman might suppose, the brains of effective leaders tend to look pretty similar when it comes to electrical patterns.  So the non-layman scientists have to say about that?  A short piece, but enlightening nonetheless.

See on www.inc.com

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Dolf van den Brink of Heineken USA, on Transparency

By making its office space more compact and installing a big indoor window, the C.E.O. of Heineken USA says he helped its employee engagement go “through the roof.” (“If there’s no constructive conflict …

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

Leadership lessons from beer.  Finally!

See on www.nytimes.com

Eminem’s foundation to match charitable donations on ‘Giving Tuesday’ – Detroit Free Press

Eminem’s foundation to match charitable donations on ‘Giving Tuesday’ Detroit Free Press When Eminem learned about Wolverine’s mission, he agreed to partner with them on behalf of the Marshall Mathers Foundation, which works with non-profits that…

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

Eminem just seems to keep getting classier every day.  All this benificence may be the end of his bad-boy image.  Here’s to you Slim-Shady!

See on www.freep.com

Brene Brown: The power of vulnerability

http://www.ted.com Brene Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a dee…

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

On this day before Thanksgiving I thought we’d take a look at what it means to be a leader in a different sense.  Take a few minutes out of your day to listen to researcher Brene Brown on empathy, vulnerability, love, and belonging.

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A Time to Ask and a Time to Thank

To everything there is a season. This is the season of Thanksgiving. Instead of asking your supporters for gifts this coming #GivingTuesday, how about simply sending them a great big grateful virtual hug?

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

It’s a theme this week.  How best to show our gratitude to our donors?  The recipe seems to suggest, “keep it simple” and don’t jingle your giving cup in front of them while you’re at it.

See on www.clairification.com