Food for Thought Podcast

Welcome to Food for Thought, the go-to podcast for nourishing your brain on everything to do with leadership, management and performance improvement. It’s specifically designed for busy leaders and managers who want bite-sized nuggets of inspiration and insight that can be applied right away. Hosted by David Klaasen, Director of Talent 4 Performance and a Practitioner in Brain and Behaviour Change.

Ep 1 | The Scarf Model

 

In today’s episode, we will be discussing the SCARF Model developed by Dr. David Rock and his team at the NeuroLeadership Institute.

Ep2 | 10-Minute Relaxation Audio

 

This is a simple 10-minute deep relaxation exercise using the Body Scan technique. Regular use of these exercises will provide you with the opportunity to develop a very powerful mindfulness and deep relaxation routine.

Ep3 | 20-Minute Relaxation Audio

 

This is a simple 20-minute deep relaxation exercise using the Body Scan technique. Regular use of these exercises will provide you with the opportunity to develop a very powerful mindfulness and deep relaxation routine.

 

Ep4 | Can You Control Your Empathic Response?

 

In today’s episode, we will be discussing ‘Understanding Empathy’. It’s a really critical part of success in today’s complex environment.

 

Ep5 | Are You Seeing Friend or Foe?

 

Today, I’d like to talk about relationships and in particular, the concept of ‘Friend or Foe’.

 

 

Ep6 | Understanding Trust (And The Lack Of It)

 

Today, I want to talk about ‘Understanding Trust’. How do we trust other people who think differently to us?

 

 

Ep7 | The Double-Edged Sword of Team Behaviour

 

Today, I’d like to talk about ‘Team Behaviour’ and the double-edged sword of team behaviour.

 

 

Ep8 | How Do You Respond To Feedback?

 

Today I’d like to talk about the Paradox of Self. How we manage our self esteem and self improvement. And it’s one of the twelve paradoxes developed by Dr. Dan Harrison.

 

 

Ep9 | How To Use the 4 Types Of Values?

 

Today, I’d like to talk about corporate values and in particular, the ‘Four Types of Corporate Values’ as defined by Patrick  Lencioni, a great management thinker and author.

 

Ep10 | Are Your Goals Good For Your Health?

 

Today I’d like to ask you a question. Are your goals intrinsic or extrinsic?

 

Ep11 | Are You Making Any Of These Thinking Errors?

 

Today, I’d like to talk about developing ‘Emotional  Resilience’.  The ability to bounce back emotionally.

 

Ep12 | FACT Based Appraisals: Don’t bother with Annual Appraisals!

 

In today’s episode, I’d like to talk about the FACT based approach to Appraisal.

 

Ep13 | Can You Identify The 7 Performance Traps

 

For today’s episode, I’d like to talk about ‘The Seven Performance Traps’.

 

Ep14 | Outputs & Outcomes: Should you be discussing Inputs? Outputs? or…

 

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