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Vacation for Your Brain

Timed for these dog days of summer, the weekend edition of the New York Times ran an article by Dr. Daniel J. Levitin, a neuroscientist at McGill University, in which he promotes the virtues of allowing ourselves to “hit the reset button” in our brains; to give them a break [...]
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Coaching is a very powerful way of gaining insights and changing behaviors, increasingly based on psychology and neuroscience.
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Why the cult of hard work is counter-productive

Why the cult of hard work is counter-productive | Coaching & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
From footballers’ work rates to the world of Big Data, the cult of “productivity” seems all-pervasive – but doing nothing might be the best thing for your well-being and your brain.
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Overworked and overproductive

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10 Ways That Brain Myths Are Harming Us | WIRED

10 Ways That Brain Myths Are Harming Us | WIRED | Coaching & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Since my new book on brain myths was published, one question has surprised me the most - do brain myths matter? Yes, they do. Here are 10 ways.
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Psychopaths in our midst — what you should know

Psychopaths in our midst — what you should know | Coaching & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
What does the emerging neuroscience of psychopathy tell us about how we should deal with it?
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There are more psychopaths in leading positions than generally in the society

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Simple Acts That Build Your Leadership Presence

Simple Acts That Build Your Leadership Presence | Coaching & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Nobody is born a leader, but the traits that we associate with big-picture vision can be built over time in small ways.
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Look around you in your everyday interactions. Are there problems that need to be addressed? Can you approach another colleague and bridge a gap or find a better way to do something together? These are simple ways to show your leadership ability regardless of your position.

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​The Myth of Winning: Neuroscience of Conflict & Peace

​The Myth of Winning: Neuroscience of Conflict & Peace | Coaching & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Here's why we make the boss, a colleague, a customer, spouses and lovers, and even our children into enemies -- and a better way. It starts with our brains, and being addicted to the pleasure of righteousness.
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Top 5 neuroscience tips for coaching

Top 5 neuroscience tips for coaching | Coaching & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Neuroscience tips for coaching is a practical and powerful introduction to using scientific research to boost your coaching's effectiveness
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Marshall Goldsmith: Instead of Feedback, Try Feedforward to Boost Team Performance

Award-winning leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith explains why feedforward works better than feedback in helping your team achieve positive change.
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Feedforward instead of feedback

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Are Women Better Decision Makers?

Are Women Better Decision Makers? | Coaching & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
When stressed, men are more prone to taking risky bets with little payoff.
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Do you know how stress affects your decision making?

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The Neuroscience Of Imagination

The Neuroscience Of Imagination | Coaching & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Understanding how imagination works could be the key to daydreaming yourself into a sharper, more creative person.
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Understand neuroscience with these neat animations by Harvard University

Understand neuroscience with these neat animations by Harvard University | Coaching & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
When I first heard of Harvard's Fundamentals of Neuroscience online course, I thought it was going to be so hard to understand that I would have a seizure before the end of the first video. But no, thanks to the cool and straightforward animation it is actually very easy to get it.
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The psychology of decision making

The psychology of decision making | Coaching & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
How does psychology affect decision making and what do marketers know that we don't.
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Rewire Your Brain and Become a Better Leader

The latest neuroscience research explains exactly how to inspire people to follow where you lead.
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Brainstorming Doesn't Work -- Do This Instead

Brainstorming Doesn't Work -- Do This Instead | Coaching & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Have you ever sat through a fruitless brainstorming session and wondered—who came up with this, anyway? It’s strange to imagine, but the concept of “brainstorming” was technically brainstormed by someone nearly a century ago. That someone was Alex F. Osborn, the accredited father of brainstorming and a passionate advertising executive [...]
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The Neuroscience of Agile Leadership

The Neuroscience of Agile Leadership | Coaching & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Why does having the overview and influence make us feel rewarded? How do we adapt better to change? And how can we shift mindsets to become more Agile? Find out from breakthrough research in neuroscience why all the "soft, people stuff" around Agile works, how we can help people adapt better to change, and how we can influence real mindset shifts in an organization.
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Neuroscience basis for leadership #yam

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Do These 5 Things to Market Yourself Well - Business 2 Community

Do These 5 Things to Market Yourself Well - Business 2 Community | Coaching & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Marketing, by definition, is creating a positive environment for exchange. It could be exchange of goods and services. Yet, in today’s economy, it also includes the exchange of human resources for…
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Managing Change: What Neurscience Teaches Us About Burning Platforms | Ability Success Growth

Managing Change: What Neurscience Teaches Us About Burning Platforms | Ability Success Growth | Coaching & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Unlocking the CEO within
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4 Things to Keep You Going When You’re Stressed at Work

4 Things to Keep You Going When You’re Stressed at Work | Coaching & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
When I reflected on what kept me going when I was at the end of my rope at work, I remembered these four things.
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I need to adopt these strategies myself...

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Study: Emotion rules the brain's decisions - USATODAY.com

Study: Emotion rules the brain's decisions - USATODAY.com | Coaching & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
The evidence has been piling up throughout history, and now neuroscientists have proved it's true: The brain's wiring emphatically relies on emotion over intellect in decision-making. A brain-imaging study reported in the current Science examines...
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You'll Market Better and Be More Persuasive Knowing These 10 Brain Facts

You'll Market Better and Be More Persuasive Knowing These 10 Brain Facts | Coaching & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Science is unlocking how we humans interpret the world and each other, giving rise to a new approach to sales with the fancy title 'neuromarketing.'
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How to Be a Better Coach, According to Neuroscience

A new study finds that great coaches don't focus on finding and fixing their team's weaknesses. They do this instead.
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Be a positive coach for your team!

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Why Multitasking May Be Bad for Your Brain

Why Multitasking May Be Bad for Your Brain | Coaching & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Many researchers believe the human brain can't really perform two or more tasks simultaneously, as the word multitask implies.
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Why you should avoid multitasking

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Neuroscience: Women Outperform Men Under Stress

Neuroscience and neurobiology prove that women make better decisions under stress, which means most of the time in the business world.
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Interesting...

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Outstanding Leadership: It's all in your mind

Outstanding Leadership: It's all in your mind | Coaching & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
In order to be outstanding, leaders need to understand what is happening in their own minds.
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What happens to your brain when your mind is at rest?

What happens to your brain when your mind is at rest? | Coaching & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
For many years, the focus of brain mapping was to examine changes in the brain that occur when people are attentively engaged in an activity. No one spent much time thinking about what happens to the brain when people are doing very little.
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