Attendees from over 25 countries gathered at the 2011 Summit of the NeuroLeadership Institute in San Francisco, California. The theme for 2011 was "Adaptive Organizations" and took on a more organizational perspective. The program involved senior executives in the discussion, as they thought about how to create more resilient, dynamic, adaptive organizations through understanding the brain.
Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., is one of the world’s leading researchers in the field of motivation and is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University. Her research has focused on why people succeed and how to foster success. She has held professorships at Columbia and Harvard Universities, has lectured all over the world, and has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Her scholarly book Self-Theories: Their Role in Motivation, Personality, and Development was named Book of the Year by the World Education Federation. Her work has been featured in such publications as The New Yorker, Time, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe, and she has appeared on Today and 20/20.
Janet Van Huysse is Vice President of Human Resources at Twitter. Janet leads the HR team which includes recruiting, benefits, and payroll. Before joining Twitter, she was a consultant at Betawave Corporation and was an HR business partner at Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Running Time: 61 minutes
ISBN: Digital Download 978-1-61544-429-8