ou brain is wired to be negative. It’s designed to be a threat detector. Negativity just happens to be our most useful cognitive tool for survival. If it’s not managed well, can be a major contributor to relationship problems, depression, and lower levels of achievement and performance than we desire. This happens when our brain resorts to COGNITIVE DISTORTIONS to process experiences and choose how to behave. These distortions end up being major derailers for us.
We all know the feeling – you sit down at your desk with the best of intentions, only to find yourself a few hours later having achieved nothing other than catching up on your social media newsfeed, texting a friend, and perhaps you sent a few emails. Distractions in the workplace can be challenging to … Read more
Words have power. The power to harm and the power to energize and inspire. Words hold even more weight when they come from a leader. Numerous studies reveal the impact words have on our thinking and behavior. If you want to be a leader who optimizes the brains of your followers, then click the below … Read more
If you are wanting to boost the performance of your employees or the overall performance of your organization the new science of performance can be implemented by learning and applying two key practices: The first is Hire for High Performance. This includes having deep insights into a person’s intellectual capabilities, personality, and their motives and … Read more
The field of Neuroscience has taken great strides over the past 10 years in understanding how the brain and nervous system works. While in the past neuroscience findings have been mainly used for medical purposes, discoveries are now being applied to many other parts of our lives, including our work. Dr. David Rock’s book, … Read more
Do you want to influence and persuade more effectively? If so, you will have to learn how to connect with people in a way that builds trust and this often requires that you make this trust connection quickly! Many of our daily interactions are quick and involve little conversation and exchange of words. A brief, “How’s … Read more