your brain is wired for threat

Your brain is wired for threat – can you do anything about it?

By Simon Bird / April 7, 2022 /

This is the message I remember from listening to Dr David Rock, founder of the Neuroleadership Institute which is dedicated to understanding how what is…

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Hybrid working – organisations have a lot to think about

By Simon Bird / April 6, 2021 /

So, the debate about hybrid working is now well and truly ON. By which I mean that conversation in organisations which accepts that for many,…

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Can we talk about the R word? (resilience)

By Simon Bird / March 8, 2021 /

Our word, resilience, come from the Latin verb for “to leap back”. This sounds familiar – and when you ask people to talk about how…

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One brain – 3 emotional systems

By Simon Bird / February 16, 2021 /

“Your brain is wired for threat – it’s always on, always scanning and so it’s hardly surprising that you’re on edge.” My memory will almost…

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Purpose seems to be the hardest word

By Simon Bird / November 28, 2020 /

Everyone’s talking about purpose. I talk about purpose a lot – usually with teams and individuals. But not so much about my purpose. But the…

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What is the leadership challenge when the team you lead are all at home?

By Simon Bird / April 27, 2020 /

What is the leadership challenge when the team you lead are all at home? The Covid-19 climate is one in which leaders in different contexts…

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