Tag Archives: brain

Is Donald Trump a Charismatic Leader? Focusing on himself, & bypassing facts with emotional appeals are the key, says The Atlantic.

Leadership thinkers have been puzzling over how to describe President Trump’s style. Sara E. Gorman, a public-health expert, and her father, Jack M. Gorman, a psychiatrist and CEO of Franklin Behavioral Health Consultants, explore his charismatic leadership style in this interview in theĀ Atlantic in October, 2016, just before the election. ā€œPersuaders might want to reduce […]

We are what we watch? Feeding leadership hungers with TV and movies

So what are you binge watching on Netflix, or following on cable this month? It may be your unconscious is giving you clues about your leadership hopes and dreams. It pays to pay attention to the ‘entertainment’ you’re drawn to. You may find clues to your aspirations and values, even in the most escapist shows. […]

Voting with Both Sides of the Brain: repost from Creating the 21st Century

Carey Upton posted this AMAZING piece analyzing left and right brain patterns in media, voting, political party patterns and ways of thinking and being. I agree with his conclusion, applied to leadership — we need to balance both sides to be effective! Read on, and click to his blog for more considered, entertaining gems. Voting […]