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Presentation Details

At the heart of any thriving organizational culture lies a concept that is often overshadowed but is critical to cultural transformation: psychological safety. 

This exploration is not only theoretical; it is immensely practical. You’ll be introduced to actionable 'brain hacks' to help you navigate psychological safety barriers. These strategies are essential for developing a state that empowers individuals and catalyzes a cultural shift within organizations. By adopting these brain-based techniques, leaders and teams can dismantle the barriers to psychological safety, fostering an environment where innovation, productivity and collaboration flourish.​

After this session, you'll be able to:​​

  1. Balance strength with vulnerability, using brain insights to enhance leadership authenticity.

  2. Harness neuroplasticity to embed these practices, fostering a culture of vulnerability and authenticity.

  3. Shift towards a 'Higher Brain Dominant' culture, where psychological safety becomes the norm, enhancing group dynamics and organizational effectiveness.

  4. Apply effective tools and strategies to create a psychologically safe environment that nurtures and sustains transformative collaboration and cultural change.


Speaker Bio:

Dr. Niraj "Raj" Nijhawan is a dedicated physician and the visionary founder/CEO of the Life Ecology Organization (LEO). Born and raised in Milwaukee, WI, Dr. Nijhawan pursued his medical education at the University of Wisconsin Medical School, graduating in 1992. He furthered his expertise by completing a residency in Anesthesiology/Critical Care at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Additionally, under a National Institutes of Health Scientist Training Grant, he earned a Master's degree in clinical research.


For close to three decades, Dr. Nijhawan's fervor has revolved around assimilating, practicing, and disseminating the latest insights from medical, social, and neuroscience fields. In 2014, driven by this passion, he established LEO. The organization's primary mission is to foster vibrant, empowering work environments and communities, offering a beacon of hope and transformation in challenging times. Since its inception, LEO's initiatives have positively impacted a diverse audience, ranging from at-risk teens to high-ranking corporate leaders.

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