Coherence: The Secret Science Of Brilliant Leadership by Alan WatkinsCoherence: The Secret Science Of Brilliant Leadership by Alan Watkins

Coherence: The Secret Science Of Brilliant Leadership

byAlan Watkins

Paperback | December 6, 2013

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Business leaders face challenges every day, each one taking a toll on energy levels and the ability to respond and react positively.Coherencerecognizes the key factors that take their toll on a leader's effectiveness and ability to lead and provides solutions designed to improve physiological factors that impact on core competencies. Including detailed insights from neuroscience, cardiology and medical technology, Watkins identifies which commercial conversations add the most value to a leader and their business immediately, objectively identifying hidden secrets to a leader's success and uncovering any obstacles inhibiting performance, from workload to communication.

Dr. Alan Watkinsis CEO and Founder of Complete Coherence. Both physician and neuroscientist, he has been a coach and confidant to many top CEOs and business leaders for over 15 years.
Title:Coherence: The Secret Science Of Brilliant LeadershipFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.74 inPublished:December 6, 2013Publisher:Kogan PageLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0749470054

ISBN - 13:9780749470050


Table of Contents

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01 The great performance myth
It’s your physiology, stupid!
The performance myth explained
Coherence is the answer
The evolution of enlightened leadership
The Enlightened Leadership model
Vertical development and ‘lines of development’
The skills and intelligences of Enlightened Leadership

02 Be younger
Time management vs energy management
What is energy and where does it come from?
The extraordinary heart
Heart rate variability (HRV)
Why HRV is so important
How to be younger
Physiological coherence facilitates emotional coherence
Summary of key points

03 Be healthier and happier
The three big Es
Health: the facts and the fiction
Vicious cycles caused by mismanaged emotions
Emotions and feelings: the critical difference
The business impact of conditioning
The real E-myths
Why emotions are important in business
How to be healthier and happier
Emotional coherence facilitates cognitive coherence
Summary of key points

04 Be smarter
The DIY lobotomy
The evolution of the brain
The development of maturity
The influence of values on thinking
How to be smarter
Cognitive coherence facilitates behavioural coherence
Summary of key points

05 Be successful
Performance anxiety!
Optimizing performance
The Enlightened Leadership model unpacked
Leading in a VUCA World
Building the future through enlightened leadership
Performance-driving behaviours
How to be more successful
Behavioural coherence facilitates relationship coherence
Summary of key points

06 Be influential
Relationships are difficult
People leadership and the development of powerful teams
The evolution of decision making
The Enlightened Organization
Relationship coherence facilitates complete coherence
Summary of key points