Posts from ‘December, 2008’

Question Research to Create Cutting Edge Tools

An email from Charlie Fern, White House Speech writer, with links to scientists who extract images directly from the brain. reminded me  to question new brain analysis technology.  What specific tool  could it offer my clients at the MITA International Brain Based Center? Do you look at dynamic new insights in your field, with an […]

Question with the Brain in Mind and Move

Life brims over with mystery, and while dynamic revelations open to  questioning minds, it takes movement, design and curiosity to live great questions. Have you ever considered what probe can jettison a human mind from its seemingly content position – to a far finer place? Fortunately, your brain is equipped to both push the bus […]

Questions to Leap Over Life’s Ruts

Most people hope at some time or another to move from where they stand at that moment, into a better place for their future. Especially if following predictable schedules is holding back personal progress. Yet have you noticed that strong traditions rarely yield to finer approaches in at work?  Even though rejuvenated practices would prove […]

Question to Refuel Finances Past Media Fears

If you listened lately to the media’s constant streams of financial fears, you likely fail to shop much for loved ones over giving times such as Christmas. Not that buying less detracts from the magic of Christmas. Yet sadly,  gloomy news turns into poor proceeds for business, just as fear sinks the market, and blocks […]

Perils of Pretentious Prose

Imagine this year’s tax laws written in a language that you enjoy and understand. Or think of well-crafted words in your Final Will and Testimony – that express your legacy in language that inspires those you love. Is it time to demand clear communication for life-changing issues? Some people look at this nation’s current shift […]

Communication Builds what Jargon Breaks

If you can convey complex messages to ten year olds and win back enthused responses, you’ve likely connected with the kind of zip that sets meaning into gold casings for the rest of us. Check out 106 ways to become a master connector. In spite of what we tell ourselves, jargon is rarely if ever […]

We Shall Not Be Moved? Yikes!

Are you unmoved or moved as media reports daily bombard your world with further fallout from financial fiascoes? I mean are you doing finances differently, and inspiring others to do the same? Perhaps it’s time to rethink our responses and create a better way forward. Daily you choose for growth or stagnation, based on what […]

Tone Kills or Cultivates Brainpower!

Watch your tone, or prepare for a fight with cynics the next time a disagreement arises! Have you noticed how highly successful people use  tone to advance their lives and communities? Or how ineffective people clobber brainpower all around them? It’s no coincidence since tone is the fuel that drives interpersonal intelligence toward or away […]

When Media Messes with Minds!

Did you know the morning news shapes and rewires your brain for the day. Yes, sadly in sync with its too often glum messages of doom and destruction. New research on the brain’s plasticity shows how human brains rewire and work with the focus we emphasize daily. Have you found that pessimism leads to more […]

Novelty Stokes Memory

A stranger calls when you expect it least, and that’s what you emphasize at the dinner table. You try a new Thai or Portuguese restaurant and its unique flavors linger long after dinner. A cat jumps out of nowhere onto your lap as you prepare notes for a meeting, and you share stunned reactions with […]

Where’s Your Common Sense?

We’ve all heard it spoken. He hasn’t got a lick o’ common sense. Or, she may be book smart, but without a tad of insight from common sense. Turns out that common sense is not so common after all. No panic though, since human gene pools come hardwired with a unique mix of inner and […]

Overjoyed or Overwhelmed this Christmas?

Job loss, economic woes. Why do tough times stir despair in some and courage in others, especially during holidays like Christmas? When people feel life hitting back – below the belt, why do some rise and some fall? I’d been inspired  recently in discussions on this dilemma,  with Robyn, Eva, Greg, Pamir, Jeannie, Lissa, Janet […]

Can you Downsize a Call?

Anybody can wake up to a pink slip that led to 533,000 jobs lost this month, and to 1 in 10 mortgages in trouble.  Daily, the news points to people losing jobs they’d banked on for a lifetime. But can you downsize a call? Sadly, even those who escape the hatchet tell you they dislike […]

Run from Perfect for Your Brain’s Sake

The desire to be perfect can shrink brainpower needed to become a great leader. How so? Perfectionism is bad for the brain! Thanks Anna Farmery for engaging ideas about perfectionism and the human brain at your popular podcasts. Listen here to “brains on perfect” between Anna and me.   Tell us what you think. When you […]

Target Neuro Anatomy of Ethics

Ethics is to the brain’s sense of right or wrong, what a noble life is to a highly intelligent and thoughtful person. Truth is – the brain comes with moral potential.  It equips people to do what is good – even when that good comes with personal cost.  Sure, it takes a bit of work, […]

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