Leadership Breakfast of Maryland

Doors Open at 7:00 AM
Session: 7:30 AM to 8:45 AM. 
Feel free to stay and discuss the session until 9:30 AM.

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February 3, 2017

w Leaders Can Learn to Grow and Rewire their Brains to Achieve Break Through Results

In today’s hectic business world, understanding brain science and Neuroleadership is increasingly critical for personal, professional and organizational success.

In this dynamic and interactive presentation, Wendy Swire will focus on the exciting area Neuroplasticity – which is the brain’s ability to create new neural connections – to help achieve breakthroughs. 

The ability to literally "rewire your brain" has tremendous applications for senior executives, leaders, and managers in any organization. 

Wendy Swire has worked as an executive and leadership coach for over 20 years.

She will also draw upon her extensive background in the field, as head of the DC Neuroleadership Group and a member of the prestigious Society for Neuroscience. 

You will learn how to create new neural connections for yourself, your team and respond to increased demands. 

Take-Aways From This Session
You will learn the following three specific insights to apply Neuroplasticity: 
  • What are the most common myths of brain plasticity. 
  • The role of Hebb's Rule (neurons that wire together fire together).
  • How to turn the “ON” switch in the brain for learning, memory and habit formation -- that can be used to help your employees, teams,  associates.
About Our Facilitator:  

Wendy Swire

Wendy Swire is an author, speaker, executive coach and Neuroleadership consultant based in the Washington, DC area. Throughout her 20 years of experience, she has worked with over 1,000 leaders as an executive coach at all levels – from C-Suite to emerging millennials.   

Wendy has been active in the field of neuroscience and Neuroleadership since 2009 when she started the DC Neuroleadership Group (former through the Neuroleadership Institute).  Wendy has presented workshops and training seminars on the application of brain science to audiences ranging from Fortune 50 executives, executive coaches, congressional staff members, health care industry leaders and others. She is a member of the prestigious Society for Neuroscience and works with neuroscientists to ensure her workshop material utilizes the latest brain science findings.

She works with cross-cultural and international clients and groups, including delivering a five-day leadership course for Foreign Service Officers and nationals throughout the world. Prior to forming Swire Solutions, Wendy worked as an international economist for the Office of Management and Budget and the US Treasury Department and as a banker on Wall Street.

She is the Co-Author of Anytime Coaching: Unleashing Employee Performance, which has become an essential reference guide.

Wendy was trained in negotiation and conflict resolution at Harvard Law School where she subsequently was hired as a research and teaching assistant at Harvard’s Program on Negotiation. She also served as Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins Carey Graduate School of Business teaching negotiation and conflict resolution. She received her Master’s Degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Tufts/Harvard Universities) and her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Mount Holyoke College. Wendy is married and the mother of two sons. She is a founding board member of the Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County and supports the NICL School in Leogane, Haiti where she has visited and volunteered. 

Career Highlights:
  • Coached over 1000 leaders, from C-Suite (CEO, CFO, SES), mid-level executives to millennials and new managers 
  • Adjunct Professor, Johns Hopkins Carey Graduate School of Business 
  • Developed and delivered leadership and conflict curriculum for over 10 federal agency programs
  • Designed and Delivered over 20 strategic planning sessions for senior leadership teams
  • Mentor coach to retired Foreign Service Officers 
  • Certified Bi-Lingual Mediator,  7th Circuit Court (MD)  
  • Leader DC Neuroleadership (Institute) Group since 2009
  • Nominated to and Member, Society for Neuroscience  
  • Guest speaker and presenter at over 50 conferences. 

Contact Information

Wendy Swire, MA, PCC


Swire Solutions, LLC

Phone: 301 - 652 - 1143

Email: waswire@verizon.net 

Website: www.swiresolutions.com


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The Conference Center at the Offices of Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy, and Ecker, P.A.

12505 Park Potomac Avenue
6th Floor
Potomac, MD 20854
(I270 & Montrose Road)
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Our Gracious Host/Sponsor: Shulman Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.

Resolutionary Thinking

Focusing on solutions. Thinking creatively and tenaciously about outcomes. About what’s in your best interests. Getting matters resolved, so you can get on with what matters to you. That’s resolutionary thinking. And that’s made Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A., one of the largest, most respected law firms in the Washington Metropolitan Area.

In 1972, Shulman Rogers was founded on a commitment to client service. Today, the firm’s roster of highly skilled attorneys and other dedicated staff members are all guided by that same commitment. A client-first approach. A smart, efficient practice. A relentless focus on problem-solving. And an underlying compassion—for our clients and our community. It all adds up to resolutionary thinking. The kind of thinking you can count on from the people of Shulman Rogers.