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    July 18th, 2024 Chapter Meeting - Our Brains & Change: Using Five Neuroscience Concepts to Create Better Change Outcomes

    Date: July 18, 2024, 11:30am – 1:00pm
    Holiday Inn Christiansburg and Live Online Zoom

    Free for Members
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    Our Brains & Change: Using Five Neuroscience Concepts to Create Better Change Outcomes

    Dr. Elizabeth Moran

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    1. Learn to leverage five of the most relevant brain science concepts to engage team members more effectively to achieve better transformation outcomes.

    2. Use the power of shifting to a “curious mindset" to respond more compassionately to tough questions and reactions, making it more likely that team members will buy in vs. resist the change.

    3. Learn a practical, communication-based approach when talking about a change or when managing tough questions, emotional reactions, or resistance.

    Every week thousands of people leaders are asked—or told—to lead through a change they didn’t initiate and one that their team will likely resist. People are complex when it comes to change. We're hardwired to learn and grow on the one hand, while on the other, changes trigger our threat response, causing resistance. HR Leaders and Partners are often caught in the middle between those driving the change and employees who may resist implementing the change. Additionally, many of us waste valuable time and energy responding to "resistance" as a problem, further slowing down transformation.

    This talk gives HR partners a practical approach to work through resistance to change that is grounded in neuroscience, and tips they can share with their business leaders and/or use themselves to address the emotional side of change resistance with greater ease and confidence.

    Biographical Information on Dr. Moran

    Dr. Moran is an experienced leader, consultant, and speaker, passionate about giving leaders and organizations support to successfully navigate change. Partnering with business and HR leaders from Fortune 500 companies to technology start-ups, she has successfully supported large and small-scale transformation efforts through practical advice and actions that simplify change leadership and management. She is the author of the Amazon Bestselling book Forward: Leading Your Team Through Change (John Hunt Business Books, 2023), designed to make her practical approach accessible to all people leaders globally. Prior to starting Elizabeth Moran Transformation, she was Vice President of Global Talent Development at ADP. She also held leadership, team and talent development roles at Bloomberg, Lehman Brothers, Getty Images, and Time Inc. She holds masters and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies, a PCC-level coaching certification from the International Coaching Federation and a certification as a Neuro-Transformational Coach.