Transformation CoE PMISSC symposium 6-16-2015

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Transformation CoE PMISSC symposium 6-16-2015

  1. 1. Neuroscience Systems Thinking Transformation+ = Presented by: Robert J. Corbitt, Jr. 16 June 2015 PMI Silver Spring Actionable Intelligence Symposium + = 1
  2. 2. + = Administrivia • Please silence all electronic devices • No dozing off • All images are used with permission 2
  3. 3. + = The Conversation • Neuroscience: The study of the brain, Emotional Intelligence and Emotional Quotient • Systems Thinking: A discipline for understanding the interrelationships of all things • Transformation: The process of evolving 3
  4. 4. + = The Goal • Through conversation, provide information and tools you can use tomorrow, to assist in your transformation 4
  5. 5. Neuroscience The Brain • A muscle • Weighs about 3 pounds • Is the consistency of tofu • Uses 20% of the blood and oxygen in our bodies • Forgetting is good for the brain: deleting unnecessary information helps the nervous system retain its plasticity • Is 75% water 5 • The most advanced computer known to man
  6. 6. Neuroscience The Brain • Is part of the Nervous System • The human body has how many systems? 9 Lymphatic Nervous Circulatory Skeletal Endocrine Muscular Reproductive Respiratory Urinary 6
  7. 7. Neuroscience The Brain  Keeping it healthy and in good working order  7 – 8+ hours sleep Hydrate Eat whole foods Exercise the mind and body Love Quiet time 7
  8. 8. Neuroscience Emotional Intelligence / Emotional Quotient EI / EQ “Your EQ is the level of your ability to understand other people, what motivates them and how to work cooperatively with them.” Howard Gardner, Harvard Graduate School of Education 8
  9. 9. Neuroscience Emotional Intelligence / Emotional Quotient EI / EQ Travis Bradberry, Co Author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 9
  10. 10. Neuroscience Emotional Intelligence / Emotional Quotient EI / EQ Personal competence: Your ability to stay aware of your emotions and manage your behavior and tendencies  Self-Management - your ability to use awareness of your emotions to stay flexible and positively direct your behavior  Self-Awareness - your ability to accurately perceive your emotions and stay aware of them as they happen 10
  11. 11. Neuroscience Emotional Intelligence / Emotional Quotient EI / EQ Social competence: Your ability to understand other people’s moods, behavior, and motives in order to improve the quality of your relationships  Relationship Management - your ability to use awareness of your emotions and the others’ emotions to manage interactions successfully  Social Awareness - your ability to accurately pick up on emotions in other people and understand what is really going on 11
  12. 12. Systems Thinking 12 What is systems thinking?
  13. 13. Systems Thinking 13 What is systems thinking?
  14. 14. Systems Thinking System Thinking http://www.merriam-webster.com • A regularly interacting or interdependent group of items forming a unified whole • A group of interacting bodies under the influence of related forces • A form of social, economic, or political organization or practice <the capitalist system> • The action of using your mind to produce ideas, decisions, memories, etc. 14 What is systems thinking?
  15. 15. Systems Thinking “Understanding the interrelationship of everything” Robert J. Corbitt, Jr. Transformation Center of Excellence, LLC What is systems thinking? 15
  16. 16. Systems Thinking Everything in the universe is:  Connected  Relational  Integrated  Dependent  Inter related  Simple  Complex 16
  17. 17. Systems Thinking Question? ?What structure is a combination of three geometric shapes, each shape has equal sides and/or all sides are equal from it’s center ? 17 Pyramid
  18. 18. Systems Thinking Applying a systems thinking discipline improves:  Performance  Understanding  Clarity  Critical thinking  Empathy  Personal and social competence 18
  19. 19. Transformation “The process of evolving” Robert J. Corbitt, Jr. Transformation Center of Excellence, LLC Life long learner Employee to owner Infant to adult Caterpillar to butterfly Invention of the printing press by Gutenberg around 1450 Aging Social media  Parenthood 19
  20. 20. + = What to do tomorrow Apply systems thinking Begin your transformation! 20
  21. 21. Robert J. Corbitt, Jr. 202.722.4775 + = 21

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