Summary of Emotional Engagement: the Lifeblood of Productivity and Innovation

In order to focus the means of production and innovation — the brain — Dr. Allott explains why leaders and managers need to lead and manage through emotional engagement. Effective leadership and management styles are adapting tools which motivate employees to be emotionally committed to the mission of the company in order to increase the company’s ROI. (Summary video - 3:22 minutes)

Excerpts from Emotional Engagement: the Lifeblood of Productivity and Innovation

Excerpts from a presentation to business leaders on the importance of emotional engagement to the bottom line. Dr. Allott explains how to recognize an emotionally engaged brain and why mastery is essential to productivity and innovation. (11:15 minutes)

Definition of Emotionally Engaged Brain

In this short video, Dr. Allott connects emotional engagement to a business, product or project to an optimized brain and it’s attributes. When leaders and managers recognize an employee who is emotionally engaged and optimized, they will be hiring for a high return on investment.

Black Box of Decision Making: The Brain

In Seattle, Dr. Allott presented to an Agile development group about the process of how the brain (the hardware of an individual) creates maps. These are what allow individuals and teams to preform efficiently. For maximum productivity and innovation, the mind (software), brain (hardware), body (power supply), and relationships (input and output) have to be optimized. In this video Dr. Allott explains: the difference between the mind and the brain, how dopamine affects learning and change, how management decisions effect the efficiency of the brain and mind, and how people learn.

Integration of New Information and Teams

In Seattle, Dr. Allott presented to an Agile development group about the process of how the brain integrates new information or functions in a new team. She explains why individuals or groups will struggle with performance around the 3rd month. By understanding the neurobiology underpinning behaviors and performance, management can more effectively manage workflow.