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Neuroscience Makes Better Leaders–Pain and Power–Understand The Brain Better


Dr. Julia DiGangi is a neuropsychologist who shows you how to expand the power of your nervous system to hold more emotional voltage. As a brain scientist, Dr. Julia knows that your nervous system is your portal to power. She will show you how to take the pain in your life–your stress, your struggle, and your suffering–and transform that energy into your power.

Dr. Julia brings tremendous expertise and decades of applied experience serving leaders at the highest levels of power, including The White House, top leadership at global companies, and Special Forces. Having worked with leaders who’ve endured some of the highest-stakes, highest-stress situations on the planet, Dr. Julia will show you what it takes to unlock new dimensions of your emotional power as you face defining challenges in your own life.

She is regularly the keynote speaker for corporate, healthcare, government, and educational audiences. She has published extensively in the scientific literature as well as in popular press outlets, like Harvard Business Review, The Chicago Tribune, and Psychology Today. She is presently writing a book for Harvard Business Review, the pre-eminent publication for business leaders. The book is titled “From Pain to Progress: The Neuroscience of Smart Leadership in Tough Times” and is due out in Fall 2021.

Michael and Dr. Julia have a really great talk about the brain and how it affects leaders. Great concepts include power and pain, drive for connection, drive for choice, and so many more. Dr. Julia has a great way to take the way complex and make it consumable.

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