Britt’s research and work cover a wide range of key topics including change, teams, collaboration, innovation, emotional intelligence, mindfulness, employee engagement, and cultural competence, to name a few. Below are some sample interview questions based on her recent books.
Brain science is a field that intimidates many people. Why is it your go-to source?
How can someone get in touch with you?
What has your research uncovered about using brain science to enhance change management and adaptability to change?
Harvard Business Review claims that 50-70% of change initiatives fail. How might a brain-based approach shift that?
What is change fatigue and how prevalent is it in today’s workplaces?
What are the biggest mistakes people make when leading change?
Can you give us 3-5 practical tips for driving successful change?
What has your research uncovered about using brain science to enhance the performance of teams in the workplace?
What separates the best performing teams from the medium and poor performing ones?
How does our brain sync up with others during collaboration? And how can we help facilitate better collaboration?
How does our brain develop a sense of belonging or inclusion in a group?
You make a powerful case for in-person exchanges but what does that mean for remote employees?
Can you give us 3-5 practical tips for increasing the effectiveness of all teams in your organization?
From a neuroscience perspective, what do we know about learning that we didn’t know 5 or 10 years ago?
What are the benefits of microlearning?
What are some ways organizations can create blended learning or the flipped classroom?
You talk about the value of failure—how can organizations create environments where it’s safe to take risks and make mistakes?
You created the Growth Culture Model and the 3-Phase Model of Learning. How the average person use these in their everyday life?
You talk about the power of the growth mindset (coined by Dr. Carol Dweck). Can any skill be learned by anyone or are there some limitations?
What is the neuroscience of mindfulness?
What is the difference between mindfulness and meditation?
What are some of the benefits of mindfulness for the average person?
Why should organizations invest in providing mindfulness for their employees?
You have shared that you reluctantly began a meditation practice. Tell us more.
If someone wanted to give it a try, what suggestions or tips would you have?
What are you working on right now that has you most excited?
What is your favorite… quote, book, tool, habit, piece of advice you received, dessert, movie, etc.?
You are a parent/you have a daughter. How does your work shape your parenting?
You were a competitive ice skater for many years. How does that background shape your current work?
Can you tell us a couple of things that are on your bucket list?
What’s a challenge that has you stumped right now?
You talk about rewards. How do you reward yourself when you finish a book or a big project?