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Control, connection and contribution are...

In our ‘Coping with Uncertainty’ webinar this week, we talked about letting go of things that were beyond our control and focusing on the things we can impact.  One participant shared how she felt more control and comfort as she was becoming more familiar with her children’s learning due to…

REDUCING THE FEAR FACTOR

Uncertainty and ambiguity are the new normal. It’s common to feel anxious when things change rapidly or it is unclear what is expected but we don’t have to become driven by fear. People who are reacting out of fear often are impacted by narrow thinking and mental biases but recent…

How well do you know yourself?

Self-awareness is a cornerstone of great leadership, but it is hard to see yourself accurately. A long history of ‘experience with ourselves’ makes us biased in how we see ourselves. Every ‘look in the mirror’ reflects how we have been in the past and how we want to be in…

Does your team feel safe?

The uncertainty and ambiguity associated with constant change can create discomfort and even anxiety for many people. The leader’s skill in handing this disquiet can mean the difference between a productive team with resilient team members and a group of individuals whose focus is on ‘not getting it wrong’. Work…

Do you have BrainWise Empathy?

Science provides a few different answers.  First, we have to keep in mind that empathy is multidimensional and ranges from unconscious mimicry to emotive resonating to cognitive mentalizing.  Every dimension of empathy is controlled by a different part of the brain and provides a different type of information.  We have…

Seize your future

Take charge of your own development and realise your leadership potential. Register now for Leading Change, a fast-paced full-day workshop program with like-minded colleagues to learn practical and science-based techniques to lead yourself or others through change. This program will be run by Dr Connie Henson. Learn the neuroscience and…

Curiosity creates a clever cat and can m...

‘Thinking together’ is our only hope to address complex science, social and even business challenges. Many of the challenges we face these days are too hard for a single person or even a group of liked minded people to solve. Finding solutions means we will have to integrate and reconcile utilising diverse…

The Facts About Feedback Related to Fail...

Do you believe people learn more from feedback about their failures or their successes? If you are like 95% of the people we surveyed as part of our recent Research Briefing, you believe failure is the best teacher – but science tells a different story. In five different studies*, scientists…

‘Affecting Change’ – ...

Learning Quest is thrilled to support two of our wonderful clients Renee Duffy CFO Australian Community Media and Carla Webb-Sear CFO for Network 10, who have joined forces to raise funds for Hagar Australia.  Connie Henson MD for Learning Quest will join Jo Pride CEO for Hager Australia, Rex Betar…