Leadership expert and author Marcel Daane has an uncanny ability to talk about the topics of neuroscience and health in easily relatable terms. In his presentation at the HR Summit 2016, Marcel Daane related leadership with neuroscience, health and emotions as he says “Our consciousness is stirred by our emotional brain.”
Marcel explains the importance of paying attention to emotions in order to understand and lead the right way. “Emotion consist of 85% of the word motion. And what that means is that emotion drives behavior. We have to have emotional connection with what we do,” he says.
Watch the rest of this video to learn more of Marcel Daane’s definition of leadership: “Leadership is not about systems, about job functions and all of that kind of stuff. Leadership is about our ability to elevate those people around us and make them think more, dream more and do more.”
Marcel Daane is the author of the globally acclaimed leadership book “Headstrong Performance” and the recipient of the 2012 Global HR Excellence Award in Leadership and the 2016 Global Coaching Leadership Award.
Marcel is the son of a celebrated political activist, a decorated member of an elite naval intelligence unit with advanced degrees in Neuroscience and Leadership as well as Complementary Medicine. As such, Marcel knows performance and fully understands the mental and physical requirements to perform at full potential in any arena of life.
Marcel believes in making use of a holistic that combines health and neuroscience to help organizations in the important aspects of performance such as resilience, leadership capacity, mental focus, engagement, and adaptability.
Marcel Daane’s speaking topics include:
- The Adaptable Brain – How to manage Change in this Ever Evolving Business World
- Fit For Performance – Improve Performance iwth Nutrition, Exercise and Neuroscience
- The Neuroscience of Self-Leadership – How to Regain Control of your Brain with Emotional Intelligence
- Balancing Work and Life – How to Find Equilibrium in your Life, even when You Don’t See it
- 5 Tai-Chi Principles of Leadership