Teens and young adults sometimes lack skills to read and follow directions well. How do you develop these skills?
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20. Integrate Right and Left Brain It often takes a few whole brain essentials to communicate big pictures for a wider audience. From their left brains readers look for language, detail, scientific facts, strategies, logical thinking and sequencing approaches to show the order or timelines explored. From their right brains, readers may expect word pictures, [...]
5. Write to Fuse Arts and Science – The idea is to engage both sides of the brain in order to increase innovation. Would you agree that most people tend to ask questions with predictable answers? Boring to boot! Involve readers in your questions and watch how it suddenly draws ordinary people into extraordinary actions. [...]
Have you considered how asking and responding to questions, reveals the state of your brain. How so?
Leaders say learners don’t understand new ideas. Learners say leaders rarely offer new ideas. I say that play packs the punch to boost brainpower for a new innovation era. That’s why you’ll want to check back soon for the debut of FUNUDERSTAND – an Online simulation game based on play.
Two-footed questions drive curiosity and they can even convert ordinary minds into expert problem solvers? You’d likely agree that most people tend to ask questions with predictable answers. But add a second foot to your question and watch how it suddenly draws from both sides of the human brain for dynamic and surprising responses. How so?
1. Ask – don’t tell. What if you were to ask one innovative question to a leader you encounter? What if you held back a strong opinion, in favor of learning from others today? Imagine the ground-breaking results for innovative workplace solutions you pioneer. Great solutions often span right and left brain hemispheres, through an [...]
New research on right brainpowered innovation shows a pathway of possibilities for leaders ready to take the leap, says researcher Ibrahim Senay. Savants point to enormous innovative opportunities that come with right brain leadership. The key is to short circuit rusty approaches, in favor of practices that segue into innovative pathways forward. How so? Question, [...]
Are your meetings brain draining, or brain powering? The idea is to engage both sides of the brain, to increase innovation. See innovative meetings e-handbook here for dozens of practical strategies that bring meetings alive where you work. Respond either yes or no to each survey question and then check scores against brainpowered answers [...]
Following a question can power up your day. How so? To choose a pathway of possibilities through questions – says researcher Ibrahim Senay – is to encounter unexpected benefits. I agree. Ask questions, like open-minded people do, and you’ll stir up motivation as well as cultivate curiosity. The kind of curiosity that spots a rainbow [...]
In his book, The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working, best selling author, Tony Schwartz reminds us that the right hemisphere of our brains tend to be under-developed. Can you identify?
Jill Bolte Taylor’s mind-bending experience shows strong left brain dominance until after suffering a near death stroke.
Researchers at Queensland Brain Institute may have identified the molecule that links left and right brainpower, but Rita Right Brain’s the gal who uses it most at work. Professor Helen Cooper said her group’s research provided new clues regarding development of the corpus callosum, and yet Rita’s corpus callosum of millions of individual nerve fibers [...]
Heaven or Havoc? Which of these characters work with or in you? Serotonin Sam: “Feelin’ good – hey guys you’re welcome to share, anytime.” Cortisol Carol “Touch my stuff and you die!” Plasticity Patty: “Glad to know I can still nail this new knack at any age.” Amygdala Arnie: “They keep changing the freakin’ formulas [...]