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this is your brain on diversity

  1. 1. this is your brain on diversity #hrsw11
  2. 2. consider Whatthe state of is in thed&I work… 1 - 10 way?
  3. 3. a game of catch…
  4. 4.
  5. 5. meetPhineas Gage
  6. 6. the brain1.efficiency
  7. 7. a bit of math…
  8. 8. shout out the answer 3x6=
  9. 9. shout out the answer 2x1=
  10. 10. shout out the answer 7x5=
  11. 11. shout out the answer2734 x 191 =
  12. 12. so… Limited cognitive resources.
  13. 13. the are not the boss
  14. 14. This is your brain.
  15. 15. This is the part ofyour brain that youare aware of and to some degree in charge of.
  16. 16. so… Intention is not enough.
  17. 17. the are not the boss3.threat vs. reward
  18. 18. status certainty autonomyrelatedness fairness -SCARF, David Rock
  19. 19. the are not the boss3.threat vs. reward4.categories matter
  20. 20. we go together like peas and…
  21. 21. we go together like peas and…
  22. 22. when thebrain locks onto a pattern, it does not seekalternative
  23. 23. A quick video.
  24. 24. A quick video.Pay attention.
  25. 25. stereotypeAn idea or image; a mentalframework that contains our knowledge, beliefs, expectations and feelings about a social group. Stereotypes allow for no individuality.
  26. 26. stereotypewaitress librarian
  27. 27. smoke bowleat hamburgers
  28. 28. smoke knit bowl wear glasseseat hamburgers eat salad
  29. 29. confirmation biasOur tendency to search for or interpret new information in a way that confirms preconceptions and avoids information and interpretations which contradict prior beliefs.
  30. 30. fundamental attribution error An unjustified tendency to assume that a person’s actions depend on what kind of personthat person is rather than on the social environmental forces influencing the person.
  31. 31. so… We are all judgmental.
  32. 32. action…integrate brain science into d&i training and leadership development disentangle intentions and consequencesmake more time and space for social / relational
  33. 33. action… prioritize relationships & communication skills, including dealing with conflict mix networks look for disparities in outcome reward activists
  34. 34. 402.740.7081
  35. 35. resources• Your Brain at Work | David Rock• The Neuroscience of Leadership | David Rock and Jeffrey Schwartz• SCARF: A Brain-based Model for Collaborating with and Influencing Others | David Rock• Does Rejection Hurt? | Naomi Eisenberger and Matthew Lieberman
  36. 36. resources• The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies | Scott Page• The Wisdom of Crowds | James Surowiecki• A Whole New Mind | Daniel Pink• The Medici Effect | Frans Johansson• The Geography of Thought | Richard Nisbett
  37. 37. resources• Achieving Success Through Social Capital: Tapping Hidden Resources in Your Personal and Business Network | Wayne E. Baker• The Whole Brain Business Book Ned Herrmann• Competitive Advantage Through People: Unleashing the Power of the Work Force | Jeffrey Pfeffer