Does the brain help or hinder our attempts to change?

I am talking with Prof. Dr. Fadil Citaku on this very subject. He is a professor of Leadership and Emotional Intelligence at the

of Leadership Sciences Switzerland (ALSS). He is the founder and CEO of
the ALSS, the founder and director of the graduate program 

Doctorate in Medical Education (DME) and professor of PhD program in Medical Education. 

Çitaku has been teaching in graduate and postgraduate programs for more
than 23 years and has experience in developing curricula and projects
in Switzerland and abroad. He is a supervisor for trainee teachers at
the prestigious university ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in
Zurich), Switzerland and co-founder of the Center of Excellence for
Leadership Innovation and Quality at RAK University, RAKCODS, UAE and
ALSS, Switzerland. 

research and teaching focus on Leadership and Management, Leadership
and Quality Management, Leadership and Organizational Theory, Leadership
Competencies and Emotional Intelligence.

Here are the details:

(0:001) Episode Trailer

(01:10) Intro

(02:04) How does the brain process and respond to unfamiliar or uncertain situations?

(05:04) Specific brain regions or circuits that are particularly involved in generating fear responses related to change. 

(06:24) The concept of neuroplasticity and how it relates to overcoming the fear of change.

(08:37) Harnessing neuroplasticity to rewire our brains and develop a more adaptive response to change.

(12:19) Genetic or biological factors influencing an individual's predisposition to fear change.

(15:43) The role of emotions in the fear of change.

Regulating our emotional responses to change and cultivating a more
positive mindset when facing unfamiliar circumstances.

(26:40) The impact of stress and anxiety on our brain's response to change.

How does the fear of change intersect with other psychological factors
such as perfectionism, self-doubt, or imposter syndrome

Practical exercises/techniques that listeners can incorporate into
their daily lives to train their brains and reduce the fear of change. 

(40:58) Outro




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