023: The Shocking Truth About Our Hearts and How It Affects Leadership and Business with Mark Crowley

Recognized globally as a workplace thought leader, Mark is a regular leadership contributor to Fast Company Magazine and has been published in the Seattle TimesThe Huffington PostReutersCEO Magazine Great BritainUSA Today, and by the Great Place To Work Institute.  He’s interviewed CEOs and senior executives at innumerable high-performing companies (including Google, SAS, Gallup and the Cleveland Clinic) who are models for “managing the emotional side of work.”  And his profound conclusion draws on new scientific research which shows that the human heart is a source of remarkable intelligence: What people feel in their hearts has tremendous influence over their motivation and performance in the workplace.  “The heart is the driving force of human achievement.”

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3 Key Points:

  1. Corporations are figuring out that the heart must be used in business.
  2. The heart has emotional intelligence and communicates with the brain to make decisions.
  3. Taking just a little time to recognize a person will make a substantial difference in their performance.

Show Notes

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  • [00:58] – Mark shares the shocking ramifications companies and employees are facing and why the new trend will be incorporating the heart into business!
  • [04:00] – How Mark used “heart leadership” to create a more than 20% increase with stock brokers! (Some of the most logical and shut-down people)
  • [06:54] – How you can be a good leader – even if you don’t have any technical knowledge or background in the industry you’re leading in!  The key is to know how to lead people!
  • [10:50] – What you must know if you’re skeptical about leading from the heart and using heart in business!
  • [15:07] – Mark shares an incredible story about how the heart has been scientifically proven to have emotional intelligence and what that means for you… your relationships… and your leadership ability!
  • [17:46] – How Mark proved – scientifically – the heart actually communicates with the brain and causes our decision-making!
  • [21:10] – Ok… so the heart is special… so what?  What does this mean for you?  Here are some practical case studies!
  • [26:15] – How to get your employees, kids, loved ones and anyone else you lead to open up to you and confide in you so you can support them and get massive results!
  • [30:22] – Why you need to understand how to acknowledge and recognize your people the right way… and how most people do it wrong!
  • [34:00] – How this “heart leadership” is used in sports… and why the best coaches have figured out how to use it with pro athletes (and college athletes)!
  • [37:34] – How you can find Mark and his book!   

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