White Papers

Many organisations we work with are hungry for more. Working with curious and dedicated individuals who want to shape their organisation to be the best it can be drives us and we want to respond to what you are asking for. The Synaptic Potential Team continue to produce high quality neuroscience resources for organisations. We want the people who can put the insights into action in their teams to have access to these cutting edge applications of the science.

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-NEW- Change Readiness Neural Quotient

Why does a person work? People only do things either out of habit or because they are motivated to do them. This might seem obvious but research in the fields of behavioural science, psychology and neuroscience has demonstrated that at fundamental levels of the brain, these two possible routes to behavior account for everything we do. So what do you know about how they work?

Resilience & Stress; Why the Fuss?

What are stress management and resilience and how do they differ?

Resilience is at the core of how your employees approach work and life. It engenders a mental and emotional strength which impacts all aspects of their daily work, good and bad. It means they don’t just survive in the face of adversity, they thrive off it. It also allows them to bounce back from challenging events more rapidly, returning to their full potential, regardless of the difficulty they faced. Building resilience is a different process to dealing with stress in the moment.

Critical Thinking – Neuroscience for the Knowledge Economy

The trial and error method of problem-solving and decision-making is no longer acceptable in the business world. It is ineffective, inefficient, and wasteful. Critical thinking skills provide a framework and methodology for a structured, harmonious, and unbiased approach to problem-solving.

Essential Neuroscience for L&D

As L&D professionals your role is hugely important to your organization. It reaches many more corners than most job descriptions currently reflect. The opportunities to contribute are great; the positive impact of your work can be very rewarding. This whitepaper will focus in on one approach that takes you out of your day-to-day role.

Cultural and Behavioural Change

Why does a person work? People only do things either out of habit or because they are motivated to do them. This might seem obvious but research in the fields of behavioural science, psychology and neuroscience has demonstrated that at fundamental levels of the brain, these two possible routes to behavior account for everything we do. So what do you know about how they work?

7 Ways Neuroscience Could Be Used in Your Organization

There has been hype around neuroscience for several years now. Sometimes it is hard to know where to turn for credible insights. We want you to have access to 7 of the core concepts that can, and likely are, being practically used in your company. Smart organisations are realising that the question isn’t ‘should we use neuroscience?’ but instead ‘how can we use neuroscience better?’ Any organisation with humans with brains has neuroscience at work in it.

Harnessing a Brain-Friendly Style of Communication

Effective leadership communication is often much more about being persuasive than it is about the art of a good conversation. But why is it that some forms of communication work better than others? And what forms of communication works best from the perspective of the human brain? How can you win the brain over? How do you “talk it’s language”? And how can you tap into the neural mechanisms which make it tick.

Pioneering Engaging Leadership

This whitepaper is designed to share some of the science behind an opportunity. It is the brain that is central to all that is desired in a high performing and highly satisfied organisation. Therefore it is to neuroscience primarily we look for insights.  By understanding what is going on in people’s brains we can lead in a way that is more likely to enable individuals to perform at their best and be happy doing it.

Neuroscience for The Knowledge Economy

We are consistently told that today we live and work in a “knowledge-based economy”. What does this really mean for us? If we want to succeed and be the best that we can be in today’s economy, we need to have a deep understanding of how people acquire knowledge, how they analyse it, how it determines and is influenced by their goals and how they use it to make decisions and produce work.