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Brain Science for the Soul: Time to update your leadership playbook

5 Star Review

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Editorial Book Review:

By Lisa Patrick 

Adriana Vela's innovative investigation "Brain Science For The Soul: Time To Update Your Leadership Playbook" skillfully combines leadership principles, cognitive psychology, and neuroscience. Adriana Vela is a renowned thought leader in transformational human performance, takes readers into a world where scientific discoveries meet with significant spiritual ramifications, providing a vital roadmap for leaders negotiating the intricacies of our quickly evolving society.

In an era marked by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA), traditional leadership models are rendered obsolete. Vela fearlessly challenges and revolutionizes these outdated paradigms by immersing readers in the intricate workings of the human brain. Her book becomes a beacon for leaders seeking to cultivate more effective, empathetic, and adaptive leadership styles.

The volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA) of today's world has rendered traditional leadership approaches outmoded. By introducing readers to the complex inner workings of the human brain, she bravely questions and transforms these antiquated beliefs. As a result, her book turns into a valuable resource for managers who want to develop more adaptable, compassionate, and successful leadership approaches.

Her brilliant story is told in a series of well-written chapters, each of which provides insightful analysis of a different aspect of leadership as seen through the perspective of neurology. By breaking down the neuroscience of fear and how to control it, refuting the growth mindset's drawbacks, analyzing social suffering, and teaching resilience, she gives leaders the skills and information they need to manage their emotions, improve decision-making, and develop effective team leadership.

"Brain Science For The Soul" is a transformative experiential book that goes beyond the confines of a conventional leadership handbook. Vela urges readers to face their fears, accept their uncertainties, and go out on a profound journey of self-discovery and progress. The book is a priceless tool for everyone hoping to reach their full potential and live a more satisfying life because of its unique blend of scientific rigor and real-world application.

Adriana Vela's distinctive style, which combines practical leadership techniques with scientific knowledge, makes this book an invaluable resource for anybody hoping to improve their leadership abilities and prosper in a volatile, uncertain, and complex environment. It is a powerful call to action for leaders to change, adapt, and guide with humanity and wisdom. Not only is "Brain Science For The Soul" a book, but it's also a manifesto for a new age of leadership that is based on the profundity of the soul and the knowledge of the brain.

About the Author

 'With over three decades focusing on behaviors and technology trends, I equip leaders with proprietary systems that allow them to optimize leadership and human capital performance to become sought-after companies for great talent.’

Named one of the "10 Most Empowering Women Leaders of 2021" and known as "The Brain Science Coach", Adriana Vela is a multiple award-winning market and technology trends expert, strategist, serial entrepreneur, certified business and leadership coach, and award-winning author.

As an entrepreneur, she has been quoted or featured in journal publications such as The Milken Institute Report: 'Minds-to-Market' and the San Diego Business Journal; in magazines like PM Networks, PharmaTech Europe, SmallTimes, Hispanic Business, San Diego Magazine, and Industry Era Magazine.

Specializing in brain science performance optimization, she is a trained and Certified Professional Behaviors Analyst, a Certified Professional in Driving Forces, and a Certified Professional in Emotional Intelligence. She created the Human-First Performance Systems™, Coaching-as-a- Benefit™ (CaaB) system, and the Fix-My-Brain-Adriana™ series.

Adriana is the author of the upcoming book, "Brain Science for the Soul- Time To Update Your Leadership Playbook". In her book, she focuses on her study of cognitive sciences and the scientific research of innovative neuroscientists. She gives meaning to the intersection and relationship between the brain and the soul, which ultimately impacts everyone around us, our workplace, companies, partnerships, and relationships.

Adriana reveals how the brain works and how to make it work for you instead of against you.

Adriana has been at the forefront of innovative technologies in the high-tech, biotech, nanotech, and human performance optimization sectors. Her enterprise successes include launching dozens of products, driving industry standards, leading million-dollar initiatives, and defining new markets.

She currently serves on the Design Thinking Advisory Board at Tombolo Institute Bellevue College. She has been an invited speaker nationally and abroad on various disruptive innovations and has served as an advisor for technology conferences, several independent boards, and decision-making committees.

Adriana and her husband are caregivers to her adoring mother-in-law. In her ample spare time outside of business, she enjoys hiking, gardening, travel, movies, and entertaining. Most of all, she treasures family time with her husband, two kids, and grandma.


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