Don't change the people, change the workplace

Learn why so many diversity trainings fail and how neurochemistry is the missing link. We will cover five aspects of the brain-friendly workplace.

Lean out!

Stop asking women to „lean in“. Let’s „lean out“ of dysfunctional workplaces instead.

How to be social in a virtual world

How can you build great relationships with your teams and clients when everybody is working from home? It all comes down to the neurochemical oxytocin. It's rel…

Fun, Fear, and Focus

With the right cocktail of neurochemicals, you could just work on Mondays, and take the rest of the week off! We all need a certain mix of neurochemicals to…

What to do if you are working from home and the kids are at home

Working from home while the kids are at home? If there is one simple way to become insane, it’s this! I have five kids under the age of 8 and here is what I lea…

What's the impact of remote working on productivity?

Where are you most productive? At home or in the office? There are many surveys that study this question, but as a neuroscientist I know that surveys are not ve…

Confessions of a book addict

I have a confession to make. I’m an addict. A book addict.  When I was in elementary school, I went to our local library every week. One day the librarian sa…

How to beat smartphone addiction

If you want to beat your smartphone addiction or change any habit with the help of willpower, you are doomed. It’s much more effective to outsmart your brain. L…

Do you really want a shrinking brain?

“I don’t have time anymore to read.” Have you ever heard someone say this? I get it. People are stressed out and busy. But let’s take a look at how people actua…

Do we really need more digital learning?

Would you rather send your kids to a school where he or she learns the basics of handling a computer or to memorize poems by heart? Ask most parents and they…

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