Did you know that your brain’s amygdala holds every good and bad choice you’ll make today? Or are you aware that your stored responses pop back up to become emotional choices you’ll likely make in similar situations? Yes, both good and bad! So how do you tame your brain’s amygdala… Read more »
Are we setting secondary school stages that dial up that magic our teens already possess? Do we facilitate secondary learning cultures that capture teens’ awesome brainpower for wonder, risk and innovation? If so, you’ve likely noticed how learner diversity delightfully bursts into every class and teens look forward to new… Read more »
Look into human brains to see why some people love and feel loved, while others bully whenever they encounter shortcomings, failings, faults or mistakes in themselves or others. Research shows that bullies often lack skills to handle things better. Why does it matter? New neuro discoveries affirm how non-bullying skills… Read more »
Your brain holds remarkable clues about your success or failure in the coming term! How so? You’ll run with novelty or default to ruts. Enter namungos WM and BAS to show you how so… Read more about how to run with novelty rather than default to ruts… 2. You’ll trigger… Read more »
Most agree that golf’s a cerebral game, so it makes sense to play with more brainpower in mind. Several know that we retain 90% more by teaching others as we learn ourselves, so it makes sense for teens to teach what they learn here to adult golfers. Lesser known is… Read more »
What’s your problem?
That question starts a very different day, full of unusual possibilities! How so? Let’s say you ask this question to identify one and your brain springs into gear to look for possible solutions.
Robyn loved to listen to others and to learn more about what each person cared about most that day. Those of us she engaged felt richer because she listened through genuine curiosity that prompted us to speak up and feel heard. Lesser known however, was Robyn‘s sheer delight whenever others… Read more »
The last time I golfed Robyn cheered on our game, and then she passed later that day. We’d golfed together for 20 + years and it was a favorite hobby for us both. It occurred to me that I may never golf again, and only yesterday did I make a… Read more »
Imagine a back to school challenge that draws on your unique brainpower? Or a new opportunity to re-start an old habit in a fresh way, with rejuvenating mental benefits? All through mind-bending facts from the brain sciences, and from Dr. Norman Doidge’s Books: The Brain that Changes Itself, and The… Read more »
Some people hobble into their day with enough sorrow to crush any new realities that may exist for them on the other side of sad. Teens drop out of school in record highs, with unresolved hurts, disappointed parents leave marriages, leaders hide in their offices and plot against those they’d… Read more »
A GREAT HUMAN left us today – and our loss is enormous …. After work we golfed on Lodge at Woodcliff Golf Course and Robyn hit ball after ball like an angel – so that we decided to sign up for a tournament soon and play for charity to capitalize… Read more »
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We’ve all benefited from caring and compassionate leaders. We’ve learned from mentors who appear to escape cutthroat tactics that hardwire cynics’ brains. And we’ve marshaled up victories with coaches who spearhead care. Most of us at one time or another, build or find the kind of support that advances people… Read more »
Have you slammed onto ruts or slipped into boring routines lately? If so read on and get ready for a fun new adventure! Let’s say you’d like to learn a new technology such as Instagram, or accept an invitation to propose a digital innovation. Both cases take more working memory,… Read more »
Find yourself protecting turf? See others stuck in ruts, cling to stubborn opinions or demanding boring routines? If so, you’re likely looking at the brain’s default to its basal ganglia. Think of the basal ganglia as a mental warehouse of sorts, where every action, both good and bad, sit ready… Read more »
With the advent of multiple intelligences we change the question from How smart are you? to ask instead How are you smart? We now know that intelligence is fluid, not fixed and that we can use and grow all eight distinctive intelligences. You already come with a unique mix and… Read more »
Tone tools can create goodwill – even in war zones! The body language of communication, tone brings a smile of inclusion or adds a snub of rejection. Tone benefits embody the warmth of thanks, while its lack chills through sneers and criticism. Not surprisingly, good tone tools help you to… Read more »
June may be brain awareness month, but every day offers another opportunity to beat summer slide. How so? Just for fun – why not celebrate a brain-friendly challenge daily. Let’s say you capitalize on hidden or unused intelligences in unexpected places all summer? Or at least on 30 different days…… Read more »
This cool challenge to write with the brain more in mind, is part of Lit with Lyns Writing Wednesday line-up! It goes like this … What if you were to write a book for a younger reader with brain based benefits? Why not start by asking young readers what topic… Read more »
When learning or leadership problems pop up – how do you troubleshoot to ensure that all those you mentor, coach, teach, or facilitate will takeaway more? Below are brain-compatible strategies I use and I’d love to hear your tips.