“You can either be the victim of your reactive brain or the master of your choices with your knowledge of the brain.” No matter how smart you are, your brain still seems to get the best of you when you are under pressure, worried about change, or just too busy. Yet you can outsmart your brain and make more powerful choices if you know how emotions drive your behavior. You can ease your tension, inspire top performance, and even find humor in difficult circumstances when you become the master, not the victim of your brain. PROGRAM FLOW: After looking at what is driving the need for emotional engagement, the program includes a lively presentation demonstrating how emotions factor into behavior long before the logical brain comes online. Participants will learn how to use reflective intelligence to notice how the flow of energy in their bodies shows up as emotions. As leaders, this energy contagiously affects the environment both positively and negatively, depending on how they choose their emotions. Once they learn how to recognize their reactions, they will be taught a 4-step process, with bonus tips, for shifting their emotions to realize better results. During this keynote, the leaders will: • Look at the increasing need for emotional engagement with today’s workforce. • Become emotionally self-aware to "catch emotions" before they react. • Identify their emotional triggers and choose how best to act when stressed. • Practice a four-step process for being present to override their reactive brains. • Use Beginner’s Mind to see beyond problems to possibilities. As a result, the program will help the leaders understand and even laugh at how their brains work, and how to consciously choose to best use their emotions, their minds, and their skills to retain top talent and drive performance.