My Brain - applications for employee engagement
Thursday, 10 November 2016 from 18:00 to 20:30 (GMT)
Why Neuroscience matters for HR professionals
MyBrain International, is a company which provides tools and resources to help HR and L&D professionals bring the fascinating subject of neuroscience into their work. They are the authors of the MiND tool, a “neurometric” profiling instrument that helps explain why we are the way we are.
We know we are only at the beginning of understanding what goes on in human brains, however we are at an exciting time in neuroscientific research due to rapid advances in technology. No longer do we only have to rely on autopsies, or experiments on rats in labs or extreme patient observations in order to gain an understanding of our brains. Scanning technology now enables the medical profession to work with people in a broad range of contexts in an effort to discover more about what makes people tick in this emerging arena.
The implication for organisational life is huge, as evidence can be provided to enable optimising performance in the workplace, as well as the design of HR and people based programmes. Gill will discuss employee engagement, learning and leadership amongst other topics and explain the causal link between the psychology of a person and their physical brain.
Arrival from 6pm - refreshments and networking then 6.30pm prompt start.
Gill McKay is joint Managing Director of MyBrain and brings extensive experience gained from a varied career in senior roles in NCR, Unisys, LetsBuyIt.com and Baltimore Technologies before becoming independent 13 years ago. Her professional life has focused on helping business leaders and HR functions enhance organisational performance, build capability and implement transformational change. An energetic and dynamic facilitator, Gill is passionate about enabling people to be the best they can be by focusing on their strengths, passions and authenticity.
In her work, Gill draws on her skills as a trained facilitator, mentor, coach and behavioural and psychometric assessor. She has long international multi-sector experience and regularly works with diverse teams across cultures. In addition to a proven track record of execution, Gill combines a natural gift for seeing and communicating things as they are with the ability to coach and develop high performing individuals and teams. In the last seven years, Gill has worked with a colleague to bring the subject of neuroscience as a tool to her clients and runs a growing practitioner network through their company MyBrain International.
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