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Alive At Work: The Neuroscience of Helping Your People Love What They Do

About the Course:

This course is based on the 2019 book by Daniel M. Cable. In this book, social psychologist and professor Daniel M. Cable explores the reasons for employee disengagement and dissatisfaction, and reviews the neurobiological reasons behind motivation and engagement. This book/course explores ways to maximize employee creativity and engagement for the benefit of employers, employees, and companies.

This course is based on the book, Alive at Work: The Neuroscience of Helping Your People Love What They Do created by Daniel M. Cable in 2019.

Publication Date:

First Edition Feb 2019

Course Material Author

Daniel M. Cable

Daniel M. Cable is Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School. His research and teaching focus on employee engagement, change, organizational culture, leadership mindset, and the linkage between brands and employee behaviors. In addition, he is also a founding partner at Essentic, an organization dedicated to helping people discover their potential and enabling organizations to offer personalised fulfilment in the workplace. For more information, please visit his website at:

Course Creator

Anna Lynn Hollis, Ph.D., School Psychologist

Anna Hollis, Ph.D., NCSP, is a nationally certified school psychologist currently living near Detroit, Michigan. She is licensed as a psychologist in 2 states (Michigan and South Carolina) and certified as a school psychologist in in 5 states (South Carolina, Michigan, Vermont, Pennsylvania, and Maryland). She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA); the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP); the Michigan Association of School Psychologists (MASP); and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS). Dr. Hollis obtained her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of South Carolina. Her professional interests include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); Positive Psychology; Trauma-Informed Practice; and Urban School Psychology.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for all behavioral/mental health professionals, as well as for managers, directors, supervisors, business owners, and human resource personnel who are seeking additional knowledge about employee engagement, change, organizational culture, and leadership mindset. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe how and why typical organizations are currently failing their employees and the factors affecting employee disengagement.

  2. Discuss the current state of typical employment situations versus the optimal work environment.

  3. Discuss recommendations about how employers can promote employee self-expression and support employees in “bringing their best selves to work” while enhancing employees’ connection to their work and to customers.

  4. Describe how employers can build creative environments that motivate people to share ideas, work smarter, and embrace change.

  5. Discuss the recommendations about how to create personalized experiences that help people feel a deeper sense of purpose in their work lives.

Course Material

References begin on page 138.

Course Material

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Course Number 103051
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