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Clp October 20 012010

  1. 1. Improving the CEO’s Brain How to Optimize your Brain to Realize your Full Leadership Potential CEO Club Dallas October 20, 2009 Center for Leadership Performance
  2. 2. Agenda 1. Leadership Development Today 2. Center for Leadership Performance 3. Results of our Programs 4. Optimizing the Brain Demonstration 5. Corporate Case Study - Bridgewater 6. Q&A
  3. 3. Leadership Development Gap <ul><li>Existing leadership development programs are not enough for sustainable long-term growth and development of leaders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Millions spent annually on LD programs, but pessimism on their use and very little evidence on what transfers to the job </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>75% of CEOs identified improving leadership talent as a top business priority¹ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Only 41% of CEOs are satisfied with what their organizations offered to help them develop leadership skills (12% decline since 2007)¹ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More than one-third¹ of all new leaders fail due to a lack of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership skills - facilitating change, building a team, and coaching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpersonal skills - building relationships, networking, and communicating </li></ul></ul>¹ Development Dimensions International - “Global Leadership Forecast 2008-2009”
  4. 4. Leadership depends on Self-Development <ul><li>Effective leadership requires a wide range of capabilities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Critical and creative thinking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self-efficacy and inner locus of control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decisiveness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpersonal competencies to resolve conflict constructively and build team spirit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vision </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Leadership capacities are primarily a function of a single comprehensive dimension: self-development </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced self-development in the context of our knowledge economy and networked organizations is fundamental to realize effective leadership </li></ul>Psychological Development
  5. 5. Advancing Enlightened Leadership Transcendental Consciousness Leadership as a Function of Development of Consciousness (see Notes) NOT HERE NOT HERE HERE NOT HERE
  6. 6. Center for Leadership Performance <ul><li>The Center for Leadership Performance provides individuals and organizations with customized training courses in the Transcendental Meditation program </li></ul><ul><li>As our clients grow to higher stages of development, their enhanced cognitive, interpersonal, and ethical capacities make them more capable of envisioning progressive solutions and implementing them in their organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Results validated by 40 years of research at top medical schools and by the experiences of tens of thousands of meditating professionals </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. medical schools that have conducted research: </li></ul><ul><li>Harvard Medical School </li></ul><ul><li>Yale Medical School </li></ul><ul><li>University of Virginia Medical Center </li></ul><ul><li>University of Chicago Medical School </li></ul><ul><li>University of Michigan Medical School </li></ul><ul><li>UCLA Medical School </li></ul><ul><li>University of Southern California Medical School </li></ul><ul><li>Stanford Medical School </li></ul><ul><li>University of California at San Francisco Medical School </li></ul>
  7. 7. ROI within 4 months Employees who learned the TM Program showed, over a four-month study period, significant increase in a composite scale of leadership behavior (LPI), in contrast to controls. Increased Leadership Behavior in Employees Career Development International 4: 149–154, 1999
  8. 8. Increased Self-Actualization Self-Actualization increases 3 times more with TM than with other meditation techniques
  9. 9. Improved Workplace Relations Anxiety, Stress, and Coping 6 (1993): 245–262. Academy of Management Journal 17 (1974): 362–368
  10. 10. More Innovative Thinking Journal of Creative Behavior 19 (1985): 270–275; 13 (1979): 169–180 Using standard tests of Creative Thinking, TM practitioners score higher on figural originality and flexibility, and on verbal creativity
  11. 11. Enhanced Job Performance Anxiety, Stress, and Coping 6 (1993): 245–262. Academy of Management Journal 17 (1974): 362–368 Executives and workers in the auto industry after 3 months of the TM Program:
  12. 12. Scientifically Proven Results <ul><li>The most researched program of self-development with 600 scientific studies at 250 universities and research institutes in 33 countries </li></ul><ul><li>National Institutes of Health (NIH) has granted more than $25 million over the past 20 years to study the effects of the TM program and other related programs on cardiovascular disease </li></ul>
  13. 13. The Unified Field
  14. 14. What is Consciousness?
  15. 15. EEG Brainwave Coherence Eyes Closed TM Practice International Journal of Psychophysiology , 116, 1519-38 (2006); Biological Psychology , 61, 293-319 (2002); Consciousness & Cognition , 8(3), 302-18 (1999); Electroencephalography & Clinical Neurophysiology , 35 (1973); International Journal of Neuroscience 14: 147–151, 1981.
  16. 16. Deeper Physiological Relaxation American Psychologist [42] 879-81, 1987 Meta-Analysis of 32 existing studies
  17. 17. Reducing Chronic Anxiety Meta-Analysis of 146 existing studies comparing the effectiveness of various relaxation techniques for reducing trait anxiety
  18. 18. Reducing High Blood Pressure Meta-Analysis of 28 studies comparing the effectiveness of different approaches to normalizing high blood pressure
  19. 19. Reducing High Blood Pressure NIH-funded study of hypertensive African-Americans 11mm reduction in BP, which is about the same as average reductions seen with drug treatment for high BP Education Control Progressive Muscle Relax. Hemisphere, 291-312, 1992
  20. 20. 56% Less Hospitalization Psychosomatic Medicine 49: 493-507, 1987
  21. 21. 87% Less Heart Disease
  22. 22. 55% Less Cancer
  23. 23. 87% Less Nervous Sys. Disease
  24. 24. 70% Less for those 40+ yrs Hospital Admissions for TM meditators aged 40+ is 70% less than for non-meditators
  25. 25. Reduced Physician Expenses Longitudinal Study on Reduced Medical Expenditure of over-65s practicing TM Journal of Social Behavior and Personality 2005; 17: 415–442 p = .0001
  26. 26. Improved Metabolic Syndrome Effects of TM on Metabolic Syndrome: A Precursor to Diabetes & Heart Disease Archives of Internal Medicine, 2006, 166: 1218-1224
  27. 27. Improved Chronic Illnesses Alleviation of Symptoms through Maharishi Vedic Approach to Health
  28. 28. Reduced Cigarette Use Meta-Analysis of 131 studies of various prevention and treatment programs for cigarette use Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 11: 13–87, 1994
  29. 29. Reversal of the Aging Process International Journal of Neuroscience, 1986
  30. 30. Younger Biological Age
  31. 31. Measuring Brainwave Coherence
  32. 32. EEG: Electro-encephalograph Shows electrical activity produced by the firing of neurons and reveals the level of integration of brain functioning
  33. 33. EEG Brainwave Coherence Eyes Closed TM Practice International Journal of Psychophysiology , 116, 1519-38 (2006); Biological Psychology , 61, 293-319 (2002); Consciousness & Cognition , 8(3), 302-18 (1999); Electroencephalography & Clinical Neurophysiology , 35 (1973); International Journal of Neuroscience 14: 147–151, 1981.
  34. 34. Optimal Brain Functioning High EEG coherence significantly correlates with: International Journal of Neuroscience 13 (1981): 211–217; 15 (1981): 151–157 Increased Neurological Efficiency
  35. 35. The Only Program to Increase IQ Development of Intelligence in College Students Personality and Individual Differences 12: 1105-1116, 1991
  36. 36. Holistic Intellectual Improvement Intelligence 29 (2001): 419–440 Significant improvement in five measures of intellectual performance
  37. 37. The ‘CEO’ of the Brain NORMAL BRAIN STRESSED BRAIN Functional Lesions
  38. 38. Fred Travis, Ph.D.
  39. 39. Bridgewater Associates <ul><li>Ray Dalio </li></ul><ul><li>President, CIO </li></ul><ul><li>Founded firm at age 25 </li></ul><ul><li>#65 in Forbes’ 400 Richest Americans 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>“ TM is the single most important reason for whatever success I’ve had” </li></ul><ul><li>World's largest hedge fund </li></ul><ul><li>Manages $67 billion </li></ul><ul><li>Returned 14% in 2008 before fees, amid market turmoil </li></ul><ul><li>Over 100 employees learned the TM Program in 2008 </li></ul>
  40. 40. Video
  41. 41. Ramani Ayer, The Hartford <ul><li>Ramani Ayer </li></ul><ul><li>Chairman & CEO </li></ul><ul><li>The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>“ I have been practicing TM for over 30 years. It has certainly helped me consistently raise my performance levels and maintain a steady state of mind—it has given me equanimity no matter what happens.” </li></ul>
  42. 42. Nancy Lonsdorf, M.D. <ul><li>Nancy Lonsdorf, M.D. </li></ul><ul><li>Women’s Health Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Author, The Ageless Woman </li></ul><ul><li>“ When you meditate, job stress affects you less, and that has immediate benefits for your health and happiness. It also naturally follows that you enjoy your work more, are more productive. </li></ul><ul><li>You don’t carry stress from the office home with you. You’ve better relationships with your family and friends. </li></ul>
  43. 43. Bob Jones <ul><li>Bob Jones </li></ul><ul><li>Managing Director, CIO </li></ul><ul><li>Major NY investment bank </li></ul><ul><li>“ TM gives you the clarity of mind to realize: ‘These are the things I need to do, and these are the things that are less important.’ </li></ul><ul><li>By being more settled and focused, you end up with more time than you would without meditation.” </li></ul>
  44. 44. Russell Simmons <ul><li>Russell Simmons </li></ul><ul><li>Founder, Def Jam Music </li></ul><ul><li>One of the “Top 25 Most Influential People of the Past 25 Years” (USA Today) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Comprehension comes from stillness. Focus comes from stillness. TM is the practice for touching that stillness for a few minutes twice a day.” </li></ul>
  45. 45. David Lynch <ul><li>David Lynch </li></ul><ul><li>Director, Artist </li></ul><ul><li>Author, “Catching the Big Fish” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Transcendental Meditation is a simple, effortless way to ‘dive within,’ to experience an ocean of pure consciousness, pure creativity, pure knowingness. I’ve never missed a meditation in 34 years.” </li></ul>