Managing the Rapids of Change

In this highly entertaining and interactive keynote, Paul Meshanko references the most recent research in neuroscience, psychology and anthropology to equip leaders and their teams to more successfully navigate the seemingly endless changes required of them in both their personal and professional lives. Going “behind the curtains” of how our brains respond to new situations and challenges, the following topics are explored:

• Charles Darwin and “survival of the fittest”
• Why we’re wired to resist change
• Blind spots, bias and reappraising “truth”
• How language shapes attitudes
• Minimizing push-back to new ideas and directions
• Neuroplasticity – the science of behavior and habit changes that stick