October 21st, 2020 / Published in: Interviews
A discussion about resilience and adaptability; how to not lose the magic of your idea while evolving to the ever changing world around us.
Ann Herrmann-Nehdi is Chief Thought Leader and Chair of Herrmann, the originators of Whole Brain® Thinking, the Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument® (HBDI®), and creators of the Herrmann Platform. Author, researcher and keynoter, Ann’s work is specialized on the practical application of neuroscience and cognitive diversity to humanand organization development and improvement, continuing the firm’s 35+ years of research with a database of over 2 million thinkers from around the globe.Ann has worked with many hundreds of organizations around the world of all sizes and industries, helping them improve profitability, leadership, productivity, innovation, and overall business results.
Her widely viewed TedX talks (The One Thing You Need to Know About Your Brain That Will Change Your Life, and Think Like Your Future Depends On It, Because it Does) have influenced the way people approach their work and their lives and continue to capture the attention of thousands of viewers across the globe. An engaging and in-demand speaker, she has presented keynote addresses for a wide array of Fortune 100 corporations, major conferences and global associations. The co-author of The Whole Brain Business Book–Second Edition (McGraw-Hill), Ann is starting on her next book, a field guide for applying what we know about the brain, thinking and learning to build more unified, engaged and productive cultures. Current research includes the impact of AI on the future of work and how women leaders bring unique value to the workplace.Ann’s passion and focus is on helping individuals, managers, teams and leaders drive growth and improve their impact by making better decisions, effectively managing change, being more agile and leveraging their untapped thinking potential.
Kimberly Sullivan is the VP of People and Talent at Herrmann, the originators of Whole Brain® Thinking, the Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument® (HBDI®), and creators of the Herrmann Platform. Herrmann is a 100% distributed team across the USA, UK and EMEA. Kimberly’s main area of focus is growing people, teams, and inclusive cultures in remove environments. She aims to create inclusive spaces of work for all people and future talent.
Kimberly resides in Cleveland, OH, and is the Chairperson of Fostering Hope, a nonprofit that works to enrich the lives of children living in foster care and residential treatment by providing unique experiences and giving the community opportunities to profoundly impact a child’s life.
Links of interest:
- Herrmann Website: www.thinkherrmann.com
- Herrmann Blog: https://blog.thinkherrmann.com/
- Free Antiracism Resources to Support Diversity & Inclusion: https://www.thinkherrmann.com/inclusion
- Ann Herrmann-Nehdi Ted Talk: Think Like Your Future Depends On It, Because It Does: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWcV-9gAJJE
- Ann Herrmann-Nehdi Ted Talk: The One Thing You Need to Know About Your Brain That Will Change Your Life: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKjigQPOAi4
- Herrmann Inclusion Resources: https://www.thinkherrmann.com/inclusion