Neuroscience And The Nonprofit Manager

By The NonProfit Times – September 26, 2015Leaders who struggle with risk management might be able to attribute their difficulties to their own brains working against them. Diana Del Bel Belluz, founder and president of Risk Wise Inc., in Toronto, explained to attendees of the 2015 Risk Summit that the brain is capable of undermining success in risk management by overestimating or underestimating rewards, overestimating one’s ability to control risk, misaligning risk-reward tradeoff and allowing for self interest to take over organizational interests. During a workshop, “Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope: Using Neuroscience To Enhance Risk Management,” at the 2015 Risk Summit, Diana Del Bel Belluz, founder and president of Risk Wise Inc., in Toronto, explained to attendees that the human brain works in two systems. System 1 is…


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