Deliberate Leadership Pro

A Leadership based on behavioural and neuroscience

Powered by the recent findings of behavioural science and neuroscience, our Deliberate Leadership Pro program supports managers in employee engagement, retention, performance improvement, more effective change management and having stronger personal impact. It is recommended for the alumni of our Deliberate Leadership I. and Deliberate Lean Leadership programs, who already have built most of the critical people management best practices into their daily work habits.

Program Objectives - Measurable Results

Participants will take a big step forward in leadership effectiveness: they will be able to develop and put effective leadership behaviours into practice for themselves and their subordinates, and learn how to change behaviours that hinder them in their daily leadership, have low return on investment or do not lead to results in the organisation. Participants will learn how to increase the engagement and satisfaction of team members, thereby increasing the retention capacity of their organisation, building on the key principles of neuroscience. Participants will be able to identify and deal with the cognitive distortions and biases of the human brain that can affect their own and their team’s performance, resulting in better quality analysis, assessment, decisions, goal setting and delegation, feedback and performance evaluation.

Structure of the Program

Our development program comprises 3 one- day workshops delivered monthly or bi- monthly. The workshops combine in-depth knowledge transfer and intensive practice. Participants coach each other alongside the learning journey and take part in pair and group work to link new learning with their own experience and current issues and challenges at the workplace.

Between and after the workshops, short, focused follow-up coaching sessions ensure that participants try out their takeaways in a work setting and overcome any obstacles while turning knowledge to action.


I. Designing behavioural change

How do we learn? How does the brain determine and direct behaviour in our everyday life? How can we deliberately modify our behaviour for better influence? What tools can we access to help others alter their own behaviour?

Follow-up pair coaching 1

Follow-up pair coaching 2

II. Enhancing employee engagement

Employee engagement is at the core of long term, sustainable, high-level performance, and continuous development. How can the recent findings of neuroscience provide support for managers, as one of the most dynamically growing areas of science of our age?

Follow-up pair coaching 3

III. Overcoming cognitive biases

Two thinking modes help us overcome the challenges of work and daily life: one is slow but logical, conscious, and flexible, while the other is fast as lightning, automatic, and intuitive, but inflexible and systematically makes the same mistakes repeatedly. If we are aware of this phenomenon, we can judge situations more accurately, take wiser choices, make better decisions and apply more effective leadership practices.

Follow-up pair coaching 4

 Follow-up pair coaching 5



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