Section 1: The power of leadership
Explain the difference between good and bad leader behaviors and the human impact of each.
Section 2: What blocks you from being a great leader?
Name the four great leader behaviors and provide examples of each.
Section 3: The four high impact leadership behaviors
Practice the four leadership behaviors for fifteen minutes per day for two weeks.
Section 4: Improve your workplace
Summarize the neuroscience behind why we don't like bad bosses.
Section 5: How great leadership gives you better performance
Establish a leadership legacy by practicing a few simple daily behaviors in the workplace.
Lecture 16: Why we so dislike bad bosses
Neuroscientist at UCLA are study strong negative emotions they call social pain. When people experience social pain, brain scans show the logical portion of the shuts down as the emotional part flairs up. Bad bosses frequently trigger the three sources of social pain:
- Assaulting someone’s sense of status
- Appearing to be unfair
- Making employees feel things are out of control
Bad leadership is costly because the employee brains the organization pays for are underperforming. To be a great leader, you need to practice the four great leader behaviors AND not inadvertently inflict social pain.