What your brain needs

What your brain needs

Have you received one of our boxes? Yes brains have needs. BIG NEEDS. And they are more critical when there is change in our environment.  It’s the most energy hungry organ we have, using up to 20% of the body’s total energy.  This means we need plenty of...
How to Sustain a Goal Focus

How to Sustain a Goal Focus

Organizations are discovering that teaching employees about their brain is helping them improve self and social awareness. This science based education provides compelling motivation for changing behaviour to increase productivity and engagement. Rethinking...
How to grow your Hippocampus

How to grow your Hippocampus

Research now shows we each have the capac­ity to grow new neu­rons, and particularly in our hip­pocam­pus – in as little as weeks.  Why would you want to grow your hippocampus? Because that is your brain’s memory centre; the place where short term...
Netflix not a Sleepfix?

Netflix not a Sleepfix?

Apparently I’m not alone in my delight at the prospect of settling down at the end of an evening, with my favourite Netflix show. It’s addictive and delicious – partly because no thinking is required, and I’m guaranteed, to fall asleep easily....
Learning & Development budgets:  MIA!

Learning & Development budgets: MIA!

The economic downturn in Calgary means many organizations’ learning budgets have gone missing in action.  And just when leaders need more, not less, support and learning.  We recently took part in the making of a video about how productivity is impacted by the...