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April 10, 2015

Get Behavior Change That Lasts Using Neuroscience

This blog article is about getting behavior change that lasts. In my previous blog, “How Humans Experience The World” we analyzed human behavior and the structure […]
March 24, 2015

12 Stress-Busters Happy Healthy People Know

Finding stress-busters are one secret that health people know how to find. Email. Texting. Voicemail. We’re constantly connecting with others, so why do so many people […]
March 21, 2015

How Humans Experience The World

What makes us who we are? What drives our behavior? These questions are key when we want to change a repeated and ineffective behavior pattern in […]
February 24, 2015

Email Overload? Do This And Gain 10 Hours Per Week

Are you overloaded by emails? Most of us are. Here’s how to get control of your email inbox and your brain. Effective Emails Emails, like meetings, […]
February 3, 2015

Leadership Lacking? 3 Fast Fixes To Boost Brains (And Hearts)

2015 is off to a bang—is your brain and business? Is your team? Time to boost brains! There are 3 things that will make all the […]
January 5, 2015

Surprising Leadership Lessons From The Sea

“We’re all equal before a wave.” ~Laird Hamilton While surfing in Maui (park at mile marker 12 near Ukumehame Beach Park for nice swells!) I realized […]
December 24, 2014

3 Things All Leaders Must Do Before The New Year

Are you ready to make 2015 your best year yet? Do you have a solid plan for 2015? Learn the three things to make 2015 your […]
December 15, 2014

Quick Tip: Holiday Fun At Work—And Engages the Brain

Happy Holidays!   Here’s a quick, inexpensive, and super fun way to bring more play to your workplace (or home) this season.   Has your team […]
December 12, 2014

Get More Energy In 3 Minutes: The Brain-Based Way

Do you want more energy? We all have 24 hours in a day and people, places, projects that need our attention. While we may not be […]
November 27, 2014

Wire Your Brain For Gratitude

“Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.” ~William Faulkner At Thanksgiving […]
November 19, 2014

The Truth About How Your Brain Gets Smarter

“What’s your greatest fear?” I asked Bill Gates one night, over Tom Yum Gai. “Easy—not getting smarter.” Bill then laid out his plan to ensure he’d […]
October 31, 2014

Increase Customer Acquisition By 400% With Storytelling

Thanks to mobile and the social web consumers now have more interests than ever. They can be engaged and exposed to their areas of interest whenever […]
August 13, 2014

Galileo Was Wrong: The Customer Is The Center Of The Universe [Infographic]

Gartner says that in 2017 CMOs will have a bigger share of the technology budget than CIOs. Mayur Gupta, Global Head, Marketing Technology & Operation at Kimberly-Clark, says it […]
July 30, 2014

4 Content Marketing Mistakes That Will Wreck Your ROI

Here’s what we do know: content marketing is a massively effective method of increasing ROI and overall customer engagement. Here’s what we don’t know: content marketing is not as easy as whipping up some content […]
July 26, 2014

Today’s Workforce Only Wants Three Things

What does today’s workforce want, really? Early retirement? Ever-elusive work-life balance? Or just a decent place to work with nice people? While the war for talent continues, the […]
June 17, 2014

Stop Being So Predictable As A Leader: 6 Ways to Change this NOW

Does your team “have your number?” Do your kids? Your significant other? Sure they do. Because it only takes a short period of observation to find […]
June 10, 2014

Brain-Based Proof That You’re More Effective Working At Home

It’s time to ditch the office. It’s time to have more control over your brain as you work, and the best way to do that is […]
June 5, 2014

Top 10 CMO Insights From The Economist Conference

The Economist recently held its annual conference for chief marketing officers — dubbed “The Big Rethink” — at New York’s TimeWarner Center.  I couldn’t make it, but my friend Steve O’Keefeof SixEstate did. Thanks […]
May 20, 2014

Fix or Fire? Who To Cultivate, Turn Around, Let Go Of At Work

I was thinking the other day of Jack Welsh’s philosophy that people fit into four categories of performance: Live the firm values and do produce: keep […]
May 6, 2014

Is Your Team Trustworthy? Find Out Now

Is your team trustworthy? Are you sure? And let’s look in the mirror for a moment–do they trust you? One key aspect of trust is accountability. […]
April 29, 2014

How Engaged Teams Boost Sales

Susan came to us because her company was stuck at the $250 million revenue inflection point. Revenue had risen to $262 million but slid back down, then […]
April 19, 2014

The Meaning Of Life (Seriously)

“You need not remember the details of yesterday, last week, last month, or whose birthday it is. What is essential is that you remember who you […]
April 13, 2014

One In Five Workers Will Quit Their Job This Year — Here’s How To Keep Your Rock Stars

CareerBuilder recently released a survey saying that 21% of workers plan to change jobs this year. Wow—that’s the highest percentage since the recession, and a whopping 17% […]
March 20, 2014

How to Stop Workplace Bullies In Their Tracks

The VP of Finance constantly interrupts and actively prevents others from speaking in meetings. He scoffs when they share ideas/make suggestions. A Managing Director at a […]
March 1, 2014

Avoid Extinction: Become A New Breed CxO–4 Must Do’s for CIOs and CMOs

CMOs and CIOs are a dying breed.  The role of the CMO as someone focused on brand stewardship or demand generation is rapidly evolving into something […]
February 6, 2014

Be A Corporate Rock Star… And Get The Most From Your Entourage

Luke, the CEO of a thriving midwestern transportation company, was barely managing 63% growth per year. He couldn’t hire people fast enough, his team was on the verge […]
January 12, 2014

Make Your Team Smarter Overnight: 5 Brain-Based Tools In Pictures [Infographics]

What if you could become smarter overnight? What if you could tap into more parts of your brain to increase innovation, creativity, emotional engagement, vision? What […]
December 12, 2013

Guarantee Growth: Activate The Reward Center Of Your Team’s Brains [Infographic]

Let’s talk about pleasure. And let’s bring it to the workplace, forging a connection between good feelings and your company. But first, let’s make your intellect […]