Why understanding my brain has transformed my life

At no time in history have individuals been expected to cope with so much change or absorb and act on so much information across so many communication channels: the expectation that we must function faster impacts how we live and our physical and mental health. We are at a tipping point: individuals are burning out…

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What career advice would I give to my younger self

Hindsight is a fantastic gift. As a coach and advisor, I get to speak with people of all ages and advise them to avoid some of the pitfalls that my clients and I have made in our careers. I would approach things differently with what I know about the brain around creating high-performing habits. Due…

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Perfectionism – Can you get better performance in a brain-healthy way?

Perfectionism – Combat it for better performance in a brain-healthy way. Several people I know consider having high standards to be a positive trait.  Striving for perfection may demonstrate your work ethic and moral strength, and high expectations might also motivate you to perform at your best. Athletes, for example, train long and hard to…

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Case Study - Neuroscience

Case Study – Glencore Success Factors transformation project

The neuroscience of peak mental performance & increasing stakeholder management through the change curve. We set out with a collaborative opportunity working with Simon Ives, Global Head – HXM Transformation, Glencore and Larrissa Dunn – Change Lead, Glencore, to work on a new IT transformation project. Ensuring new thinking and mindset were required for their…

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What type of leader do you want to be known as?

I had a fantastic experience recently at my son’s school and saw what true leadership capability looks like. I refer to my son’s School Principal, Mr Philip Heath, Head of Barker College – an extraordinary leader and human being. WHY is he such a fantastic leader? I have come across many types of leadership styles…

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Did you know that attention is a limited resource

Did you know that attention is a limited resource

If attention is a limited resource – what can we do to increase our ability to FOCUS? The human body sends 11 million bits of information per second to the brain for processing, and the conscious mind can only process about 40 bits per second. Imagine what would happen to us if we were consciously…

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