Neuroleadership Experts Partner with EnHansen Performance

EnHansen Performance works in partnerships with numerous world renowned neuroscientists and leaders in the field of neuroleadership, neuroplasticity, neuro-feedback, neuromarketing and brain training. These neuroleadership experts such as Dr Evian Gordon and Dr Jeffrey Schwartz aim to build leadership and sales capability with strategies to empower, persuade and perform to their peak. 

EnHansen Performance currently has partnerships in the delivery of leadership training programmes and coaching with Dr Jeffrey Schwartz, Dr Evian Gordon, Dr Stan Rodski, Dr Christophe Morin and Rasmus Hougaard and provides training and presenting services for Dr David Rock’s company The NeuroLeadership Group.

Also below are the bio’s and sample topic overviews of Sydney’s NeuroLeadership Interest Groups Sydney during 2011-13.

Dr Jeffrey Schwartz – Interest Group Speaker and partners EnHansen Performance in delivery of workshops in Sydney

schwartz photo hi res_02Dr Jeffrey Schwartz is a research psychiatrist at the School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles and one of the world’s leading experts in neuroplasticity. Decades ago, he began to study the philosophy of conscious awareness, the idea that the actions of the mind have an effect on the workings of the brain.

Jeff’s breakthrough work in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) provided the hard evidence that the mind can control the brain’s chemistry. He has lectured extensively to both professional and lay audiences in the US, Europe, and Asia.

logoJeff’s books include The Mind and the Brain: Neuroplasticity and the Power of Mental Force and the bestseller Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, the seminal book on OCD.His new book You Are Not Your Brain: The 4-Step Solution for Changing Bad Habits, Ending Unhealthy Thinking, and Taking Control of Your Life is now available.

Mindful Awareness: Dr Schwartz’s presentation introduces and orient attendees to the topic of mindful awareness and its relation to

Sydney NeuroLeadership Interest Group 042 neuroscience, with an emphasis on the relevance of this to the practice and application of neuroleadership skills. Attendees will learn basic principles of how to actually use mindful awareness and gain experiential knowledge of it.  They will also understand how mindful awareness enhances brain performance and strengthens leadership skills.

Prime and Change Your Brain:

March 28, 2014 This workshop in conjunction with Kristen Hansen explores the PRISM Brain Map as well as the 3 step process of changing your brain. For more information see “Events”

Dr David Rock – Interest Group speaker and Kristen Hansen is a lead trainer for David Rock’s company The NeuroLeadership Group

david-rockDr. David Rock coined the term ‘NeuroLeadership’ and co-founded the NeuroLeadership Institute, a global initiative bringing neuroscientists and leadership experts together to build a new science for leadership development.

He co-edits the NeuroLeadership Journal and heads up an annual global summit. He is the author of 4 books including the 2009 business-best-seller ‘Your Brain at Work’. David is also the founder and CEO of the NeuroLeadership Group a global consulting and training firm with operations in 24 countries.

Academically, David is on the faculty and advisory board of Cimba, an international business school based in Europe. He is a guest lecturer at universities in 5 countries including Oxford University’s Said Business School, and on the board of the BlueSchool, a new educational initiative in New York City. He received his professional doctorate in the Neuroscience of Leadership from Middlesex University in 2010.

Kristen as MC for Asia-pacific NeuroLeadership Summit introducing Jessica Payne, world's leading researcher sleep, stress and memory and Claire Hatton, Industry Director at Google

Kristen as MC for Asia-pacific NeuroLeadership Summit introducing Jessica Payne, world’s leading researcher sleep, stress and memory and Claire Hatton, Industry Director at Google

Kristen Hansen works with Dr Rock’s company the NeuroLeadership Group providing
training and speaking services. Kristen was co-mc at the Sydney NeuroLeadership Summit
in Sydney 2013.







Dr Stanley Rodski – Interest Group speaker and partners EnHansen Performance in neuro-coaching services

Dr Stan Rodski is head of research and neuroscience programs at MPP Neurosciences. For over 30 years, both in Australia and internationally, he has specialized in stress management research and human peak performance under extreme and sustained high pressure. His qualifications include a bachelor degree in Psychology/Economics and a Doctor of Science (Bio-analytics). A major focus of his work has been the peak performance of individuals, teams and organisations under pressure.

To read Dr Stanley Rodski’s full bio, click here: Corporate Bio Stan Rodski PDF

EnHansen Performance partners with Mind Peak Performance and Stan Rodski in delivery of Neuro-coaching and Energy Management programmes to clients such as ANZ Bank. See Neuro-coaching for more information.

Rasmus Hougaard – Interest Group Speaker and EnHansen Performance offers The Potential Project’s Mindfulness workshops to our clients in Australia

Rasmus-Hougaard-620x349Rasmus Hougaard is a recognized international authority on training the mind to be more focused, effective and clear in an organizational context. He is the Founder and Managing Director of the Potential Project – the leading international provider of Corporate Based Mindfulness Training programs. He will be out from Denmark in November to speak at Mind and Its Potential.

EnHansen Performance partners with the Potential Project to offer their mindfulness programmes to Australian corporates. See Training and Workshops – Mindfulness for more information.


Dr Barbara Fredrickson- Interest Group Speaker and Mind and It’s Potential Speaker

Per72536-SquDr Barbara Frederickson is a world-leading researcher into positive emotions; KenanSNLIGFredrickson4 Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Director, Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab

University of North Carolina, USA

Her presentation was on the Neuroscience of Positive Leadership. Click below to see graphic recording of the presentation


Dr Evian Gordon – Interest Group Speaker and partners EnHansen Performance in Stress Circuit Breaking workshops and presentations and MyBrain Solutions in Australia   

evian gordonDr Evian Gordon is the Chairman of the Brain Resource Company, the Scientific Chairman and Founding Director of the Brain Dynamics Centre, Westmead Hospital, and Director of

He brings over 30 years of science background and medical training, has over 250 peer-reviewed scientific publications and was the recipient of the Royal Societies Eureka Prize for Interdisciplinary Scientific Research in 2003.

Through the Brain Resource Company, he established the world’s largest standardized International Brain Database.  It contains over 200,000 Datasets, including outcomes from being the first company to penetrate large U.S corporations to adopt on-line Brain Fitness Training for their employees.

Together with Phil Dixon (ex-Head of Apple IT Globally and Executive Coach for numerous Companies in Silicon Valley and across the U.S.) and Carla Street (President, ROI Executive Coaching), he contributed to the establishment of the Academy of Brain-based Leadership to integrate brain insights from the Brain Resource database and training tools from – into traditional areas of executive training.


He is based in San Francisco with the MyBrainSolutions Team but visits Australia yearly. Last year, Dr Evian File - Front coverGordon and Kristen Hansen presented at the The Executive Connection (CEO Network) annual conference and delivered a co-designed workshop on Stress Circuit Breaking at Google.

EnHansen Performance offers Evian’s MyCalmBeat and MyBrain Solutions (online brain training) to Australian companies.





Dr Christophe Morin – SalesBrain. EnHansen Performance partners SalesBrain to provide neuromarketing and neurosales workshops for sales teams in Australia

CM-new-pic-BWWith over 30 years of marketing and business development experience, Christophe is passionate about understanding and predicting consumer behaviour using neuroscience.

Before joining SalesBrain, Christophe was Chief Marketing Officer for rStar Networks, a public company that developed the largest private network ever deployed in US schools. Previously, he was VP of Marketing and Corporate Training for Grocery Outlet Inc, the largest grocery remarketer in the world.

Christophe has received multiple awards during his career. In 2009, he received a prestigious speaker award from Vistage International, and in 2011 he received a Great Mind Research Award from the Advertising Research Foundation.SBC-logo-300x77

Christophe holds a BA in Marketing, an MBA from Bowling Green State University, an MA and a PhD in Media Psychology from Fielding Graduate University.  He is an expert on the effect of advertising on the brains of adolescents and young adults. He is an adjunct faculty member of Fielding Graduate University where he teaches a Masters/PhD course he created called “The Psychology of Neuromarketing”. He is also a board member of the Neuromarketing Science and Business Association (NMSBA)

For a consultation on how to identify and overcome your customers’ Pain, Christophe can be reached at

For a clip of Christophe, click here.

Kristen Hansen 

Hansen 33cKristen Hansen is founder and director of EnHansen Performance providing leadership and sales training, coaching and presenting to Australian corporations. Kristen’s background is 20 years Sales Management and Director roles with large Australian companies such as News Limited, Fairfax and Pacific Dunlop. EnHansen Performance focusses on the use of neuroleadership, neuromarketing and emotional intelligence experts, research and related assessments to help leaders and sales people develop their personal, professional and people skills to achieve success and purposeful relationships.

Kristen has been fascinated to learn from experts in their field of neuroleadership, IMG_7611 (2)neuromarekting, brain-training, neuro-feedback mindfulness and emotional intelligence and continues to work and develop programmes in conjuction with these experts.