Is there really such a thing as brain gender? In March 2019, researchers attempted to answer this question based on an MRI database of 490 men and 575 women. What they reported was relative to the structural differences between men and women: “By using the designed 3D PCNN algorithm, we confirmed … [Read more...] about Brain Gender: Different, Yet Equal?
In organizations with “good-enough” cultures, billions of dollars are wasted each year by leaders and staff who compromise on standards. Such leaders endanger themselves and their careers by permitting a “good-enough” mentality. Fortunately, this danger of mediocrity has a remedy. “Only the … [Read more...] about The Failure of “Good-Enough” Cultures
In today’s fast-paced business environment, leaders must make complex decisions quickly, even when faced with uncertainty. Data and numbers rarely provide a complete picture. Making sound decisions in a chaotic climate requires us to strengthen our intuitive thinking. Refining our intuition ensures … [Read more...] about Improve Your Intuitive Thinking
Are you letting digital devices overwhelm you and eat away at your ability to focus and concentrate? Is technology really saving you time and energy —like it's supposed to do —or is it running rampant, creating unnecessary work?
Most of us are bombarded by messages, texts, alerts, and buzzed … [Read more...] about Digital Distractions:
The War for Your Attention
“Leaders often fail to notice when they are obsessed by other issues, when they are motivated to not notice, and when there are other people in their environment working hard to keep them from noticing.” ~ Harvard Business School Professor Max Bazerman, The Power of Noticing: What the Best Leaders … [Read more...] about Noticing: An Elusive Leadership Skill
Difficult and, in some cases, career- or life-threatening events are called leadership crucibles. They are trials and tests — points of deep self-reflection that force you to question who you are and what really matters. Characterized by a confluence of threatening intellectual, social, economic … [Read more...] about The Crucibles of Leadership
If you’re a fan of TED.com, you probably remember the first time you viewed one of the company’s free 18-minute online presentations. TED Talks are truly inspiring. If you’re not yet familiar with them, you’ll find that their speakers provide jaw-dropping stories you’ll be talking about for … [Read more...] about 6 Presentation Secrets from TED Talks
How to Keep a Healthy Brain Part 1: Exercise Experts worldwide are jumping on the brain bandwagon, eager to teach you about the neuroscience of happiness, effective coping and peak performance. It’s an exciting time. As knowledge workers in the 21st century, our success depends on having a … [Read more...] about How to Keep a Healthy Brain, part 1