Brainwaves for leaders

Keep up to date with the latest developments in neuroscience with informative materials from experts in the industry


Webinar: Feedback – Why our brains need it

July 30th, 2020

"Feedback is fundamental to us and we cannot thrive without it." ~ Wendy Hall

Throughout this excellently-presented webinar, Wendy Hall, NeuroCapability Alumni and Guest Presenter, shared the impact of feedback on our brains and offered three useful models that can be used as leadership tools for giving feedback.

Brainbite: Brain Extenders

July 28th, 2020

What is a brain extender -- it is whatever you can do to get information out of your head.

When we are stressed or overwhelmed, we have a hard time to recall things. Think about how you can utilise 'Brain Extenders' to help you remember easier.


Linda Ray’s ABC Radio Interview

July 23rd, 2020

NeuroCapability CEO, Linda Ray was recently a guest on ABC radio talking about why multitasking is impossible.

Our brains can only focus on one thing at a time. It was a great chat with Kath and some interesting questions coming from the listeners.

Webinar: Stress and Memory – Why Stress is bad for your brain

July 23rd, 2020

Stress levels can significantly impact our brain's ability to encode and recall memory. But, in short bursts, stress can be positive, such as helping you avoid danger or meet a deadline.

This webinar was well attended with plenty of engagement as people shared their thoughts, experiences and question.

Brainbite: Stress and its impact on the brain

July 21st, 2020

"No two people feel stressed or frazzled in the same way"
~Penny Curnow

People are encountering stress and overwhelm and this is contributing to a constant state of frazzle. While stress itself is not necessarily problematic, the accumulation of cortisol in the brain can have long-term effects that can lead to health problems.

Brainbite: Let Your Mind Become a Lens

July 20th, 2020

"The quality of our work produced equals the time that you spent, but is maximised by the intensity of the FOCUS." ~ Penny Curnow

Think about the routine you're going to do to remind your brain that you don't want to be wired for novelty, so you can go into deep work where you can be more focused.

Webinar: Neuroscience and the Goldilocks Effect of Managing Overwhelm

July 16th, 2020

Attention is a very valuable resource but unfortunately, we get distracted about once every 5 minutes as we try to thrive in the 'Age of Distraction'.

Linda Ray, NeuroCapability CEO, expounded the term 'Multitasking' as Dual-Task Interference and further explained that 'switching' has a cost where connections begin to fade away making you less productive.

Brainbite: The Goldilocks Effect of Overwhelm

July 15th, 2020

NeuroCapability's PENNY CURNOW gets this BrainBite "just right", talking about the Goldilocks Effect and managing overwhelm. Penny explains the CHIPS model and how it delivers techniques to avoid overwhelm and keep stress levels under control.

Get on the next Webinar: Neuroscience and the Goldilocks Effect of Managing Overwhelm
Wednesday 15 July, 12 noon QLD
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