Brain Basics

You have a brain for a reason – lots of reasons, actually. But understanding what it is and what it wants is at the guts of effective leadership. When you get it right, the result is a truly optimized mobilization of the workforce through change.

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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 oxygen and...

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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...

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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 memory is turned...

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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. Perfect way to end a...

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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...

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Cool Tools in Brain Based Coaching

Join us for the ICF Calgary breakfast meeting on April 21 2016 in downtown Calgary where we will share: key insights from attending the Academy of Brain Based Leadership Conference in Silicon Valley A quick overview of the brain-based coaching approach Trends and...

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