This article explores how neuroscience concepts can help leaders develop more effective patterns of thinking and action. It looks at ‘two of the misunderstood cognitive habits’: mindfulness and ‘mentalising’ (paying close attention to what other people are thinking and likely to do next).
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Rachel Suff, Employment Relations and Diversity Adviser (Europe)
Rachel Suff joined the CIPD as a policy adviser in 2014 to increase the CIPD’s public policy profile and engage with politicians, civil servants, policy-makers and commentators to champion better work and working lives. An important part of her role is to ensure that the views of the profession inform CIPD policy thinking on issues such as health and wellbeing, employee engagement and employment relations. As well as conducting research on UK employment issues, she helps guide the CIPD’s thinking in relation to European developments affecting the world of work. Rachel’s prior roles include working as a researcher for XpertHR and as a senior policy adviser at Acas.
This research explores the common features of a successful leader development plan
A look at how leadership can influence wellbeing and productivity to drive performance
Exploring the benefits of women in leadership and how to improve gender diversity in management
Episode 186: As scandals and failed leadership continue to make daily headlines, it is little wonder that trust in organisations may be at an all-time low. Is this something that can be fixed, especially if there have been mistakes?
Why focusing on years of experience could help reduce bias against returners
The case for giving people more working-time autonomy
How applicants’ emotional restraint or exuberance can influence hiring decisions
How do performance-driven organisations impact on employee wellbeing?