The WIRED TO™ Series: Books on the brain science of success
Wired to Connect: The Brain Science of Teams and a New Model for Creating Collaboration and Inclusion
Discover the surprising truth about what creates and destroys peak-performing teams. Teams power the majority of work around the world, yet lack of effective collaboration is a leading cause of workplace failure. Dr. Britt Andreatta synthesizes the latest findings from neuroscience and what differentiates high-performing teams from the rest. Wired to Connect provides a new understanding of how unconscious bias, inclusion, trust, and purpose impact teams and how you can create the necessary conditions for true collaboration and team excellence. Whether you’re a team member or leader, in one building or in different time zones and countries, this book offers a new model and useful strategies you can implement today to consistently create peak-performing teams.
“In this team-focused era, Andreatta’s new model shows how true collaboration lives at the intersection of inclusion, purpose, and trust. Her insights in Wired to Connect will give you practical strategies for creating and maintaining high-performing teams.” ~ Aaron Hurst, CEO of Imperative, Author of The Purpose Economy
“Wired to Connect is an extraordinary book. Solidly grounded in the latest academic research, it manages to be immensely practical at the same time. Managers in every sector will benefit from Andreatta’s new model and following her advice, using brain science to everyone’s advantage.” ~ Dr. Amy C. Edmondson, Harvard Business School, Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management, Author of Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy
“With a balance of compelling and timely research and practical tools, Wired to Connect offers a holistic framework for building great teams and inclusive cultures. Britt’s command of today’s workplace challenges makes her work a must-read for talent strategists and business leaders.” ~ Dr. Kelly McGill, Culture and Inclusion, Amazon
Wired to Resist: The Brain Science of Why Change Fails and a New Model for Driving Success
Discover how to harness the power of your brain and thrive through any change. Every year failed change costs billions of dollars. We are biologically wired to resist change: it’s the key to our survival and the obstacle that often gets in the way of us fulfilling our potential. Wired to Resist provides a new understanding of our biology and why change fails, despite our best plans. Dr. Andreatta synthesizes the latest research into a new model for change that harnesses the power of neuroscience and shows you how to thrive and lead through all kinds of change.
“Illustrated by real-life examples and evidence from renowned scholars and practitioners, Wired to Resist provides novel insights into understanding why efforts to change often fail and—more importantly—how they can succeed.” ~ Barry Posner, PhD, New York Times best-selling author of The Leadership Challenge
“A must-read for business leaders and HR professionals. In this constantly changing world, it’s critical to find leadership strategies that realistically address the human side of change. Dr. Andreatta offers a fresh look at the nature of resistance with a clear path to overcoming it. I couldn’t put it down.” ~ Erin Earle, VP, HRBP for Engineering, LinkedIn
“I’ve read many books on leading organizational change and I appreciate how Dr. Andreatta gives me insight into the ‘whys’ behind the ‘hows.’ Wired to Resist arrived just as I was launching a new change initiative in my organization—and it immediately showed me several things I needed to address to increase our chance of success.” ~ Kevin Goldsmith, Chief Technology Officer, Avvo
Wired to Grow: Harness the Power of Brain Science to Master Any Skill
The keys to growth by a recognized leader in learning, leadership and management. We are biologically wired to learn. It’s the key to our survival and the path to fulfilling our capacity to become or create something more. Wired to Grow reveals how the neuroscience of learning can unlock the fullest expression of our potential, and shows us how to apply our natural wiring to positively transform our lives, habits, and organizations. Apply this material to your own life immediately or help others and become a more effective manager, parent, leader, educator, or health care worker. Drawing on her unique background in leadership, psychology, education, and the human sciences, Dr. Britt Andreatta has over 25 years of experience consulting with individuals, businesses, government agencies, universities, and nonprofit organizations. She creates powerful solutions to today’s personal, organizational, and global workplace challenges.
“With Wired to Grow Dr. Andreatta has created a simple tool anyone can use to create real change in oneself or in others. It’s required reading for those who want to use their minds to achieve results.” ~ Chérie Carter-Scott, PhD, MCC, NY Times bestselling author of If Life Is a Game, These Are the Rules: Ten Rules for Being Human, ICF Master-Certified Coach
“This is a fantastic book for anyone in the teaching game. It shows how anyone can change their old habits to new ones! Dr. Andreatta hit a home run.” ~ Michael Ewing, President, Professional Ski Instructors of America, Northern Rocky Mountain Division
"Britt is masterful in bridging pioneering content with practical application using vulnerable stories from her own leadership experiences. She doesn’t share what she’s learned; she shares what she’s learning. As you read, you will be invited into your own personal and authentic learning journey, rooted in rich and relevant data, and framed in a model that cultivates growth…for you and your organization. Wired to Grow is leadership gold.” ~ LV Hanson, Senior Culture Strategist, Procore
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