Not only are leaders being challenged to show up in new ways of ‘being’ in leadership, in partnership with organizations, and teams, they are being challenged to learn a new language and a new way of communicating. There needs to be a behavioral shift which requires a process of new learning, practice and embodiment. No longer is it enough to ….
Most people don't like change. It's not in our nature, more specifically it's not in our neurochemistry, because the brain is a habit machine. Here's how it works. Our life experiences create beliefs and emotions which create neural networks in the brain. These networks create a baseline or comfort zone that sets up our bodies neurochemistry. This baseline is maintained in feedback loops in our the neural networks through current experiences, thoughts, feelings and emotions. Both internal and external inputs contribute to maintain and reinforce these patterns through repetition.