Surprise - the under leveraged resource in the business world

When was the last time someone surprised you with a gift or a nice gesture?  I received a beautiful bouquet of flowers yesterday from a client and this absol…

Do you limit screen time for your kids? You should do the same for your brain

I spoke to one of my senior clients last week. He said: "On a good day, I have about 10 video calls. On a bad day, it's up to 15. All lined up one after the oth…

Free your body and your brain will follow

Do you suffer from "corona brain"? Do you feel that your mind is foggy and that anxiety, worries, or constant distractions decrease your productivity and happin…

Fun, Fear, and Focus

Most of us recognize that heady feeling when we’re performing at our very best. Time becomes irrelevant, doubt and self-consciousness evaporate, and you find yo…

Take a look inside my book The Leading Brain

Why do people behave the way they do? And how can you use that knowledge to take your performance to the next level? Neuroscience has the answers. This book wil…

The Ten Commandments of Great Work Relationships

Suppose I asked you, "What's the single most important change you could make to improve your health?" What do you think the answer would be? Quit smoking? Stop …

Yes, I'm a dopamine junkie!

Last Thursday I checked my emails right before going to sleep. There is usually little risk in this behaviour since I never get any negative emails. There was a…

Don't change the women, change the workplace!

Many companies try to increase diversity - and fail. Why? They ask women to “lean in”, while keeping the workplace the same.