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Quiet Leadership by David Rock

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THE BRAIN HARDWIRES EVERYTHING IT CAN

The brain is constantly trying to automate processes, thereby dispelling them from consciousness; in this way, its work will be completed faster, more effectively and at a lower metabolic level. Consciousness, on the other hand, is slow, subject to error and “expensive.”

GERHARD ROTH (2004)

I discovered something about my own wiring while watching my one-year-old daughter, Trinity, learning to walk. At that time I was living in an apartment that was up two flights of stairs. Though they were carpeted, the stairs were steep enough to cause harm if Trinity toppled over. Early on during the process of learning to walk that’s exactly what she did, and the resulting scream, the intense fatherly guilt of ...

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