Brainbite: Mental Priming

June 29th, 2020

“Whatever you think, you become.”

Watch this week’s brainbite and learn more about Mental Priming that has been widely used in sports training with great success.

Our brain is like a BlackBox — it doesn’t know anything other than the input that you put into it.

Brainbite: Threat v Reward – The Importance of Context

June 26th, 2020

As leaders, if we are biologically wired to minimize threats and maximize rewards, what are the kinds of strategies that we are putting into place for our people that are coming into the workplace?

What context and environment are we actually creating? Something that we can ponder about.

Brainbite: Trepidation

June 22nd, 2020

We’ve been in weeks of lockdown and many have experienced mental challenges. Some people felt lonely and stressed and we need to be really mindful of how people are feeling.

Linda Ray, NeuroCapability CEO, shared the trepidation that many people experience that this situation has brought and how we can overcome this fear.

Brainbite: Mindfulness Tips

June 19th, 2020

It is very important to be present at the moment and get rid of all the clutter in our brain.

Linda Ray, NeuroCapability CEO, shared tips that will help us to look after our attention and ensure that we're mindful rather than being mind full.

4 Mindfulness Tips
1. Get things out of your head that are cluttering
2. Pay attention to your attention
3. Practice everyday moments of mindfulness
4. Give yourself a break

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Neuroplasticity and our brain wiring

June 11th, 2020

“An old dog can’t learn new tricks – unless they’ve learned Neuroscience”
- Penny Curnow

In today’s Brainbite, Penny shares about Neuroplasticity and how we can change our brain wiring – on who we are, what we do and how we react to things.

How the brain turns popular culture into a marketing tool

May 25th, 2020

Popular culture references are often used as a tool in persuasion - for marketers, politicians, and everyday business sales pitches. In this BrainBite, DAVE WESTMAN from Flat Cat Marketing looks at why people use pop culture by relating it to how the brain works.

Your brain listens to your internal dialogue

May 10th, 2020

Your brain is constantly searching for information and meaning. And if it can't find meaning, it just makes stuff up! Penny Curnow talks about the need to provide a positive internal dialogue so your brain has something good to work with.

Avoiding distractions to increase productivity

May 7th, 2020

There's 1001 ways to be distracted from your work - especially if you are working from home. But distractions are the last thing you want when you are engaged in "deep work" because it takes a long time get your brain back down to the level of concentration it was at before the distraction.