By RACHEL NICKLESS
This morning I walked five metres across the office to talk to a colleague and he mentioned that he was sitting “in Siberia”.
It might sound like an exaggeration, given that he’s at a desk on the edge of a busy newsroom, but it struck a chord with me after a recent interview with a neuroleadership expert.
Unconscious bias usually comes up in terms of racism, sexism or ageism. But after two and a half years of research with University of California Los Angeles professor Matthew Lieberman, neuroleadership expert David Rock identified that people have up to 150 forms of unconscious biases that fall into five categories.