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Much of what we do in the workplace involves having conversations – at our desks, in meetings, and in the corridors! We might as well put some effort into making sure our conversations are useful and of good quality!
When you feel good, can focus easily and find learning and memorising easy, you are most probably experiencing a dopamine hit. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter, that is, it has a role in controlling communication in your brain. It can tell a neuron whether to fire off a signal or not. Humans have a much higher […]
I attended a workshop last week on storytelling (which I would highly recommend by the way – Yamini Naidu).
I read a post from my friend Peter Cook last week (Peter Cook blog). He was highlighting a recent conversation he had when offering his new program to a prospective client. The prospect challenged that Peter would have to ‘sell’ the idea to him. Pete replied that he was not going to sell or convince, he was […]
In my last post, I pondered whether we, as leaders, are taking notice of the shift that is occurring economically from a mass economy (high structure, low need for trust) to a sharing or peer-to-peer economy (high trust, low structure).
Back on the nutrition front, I listened to a podcast yesterday that made the claim that Diet Coke contains chemicals that kill brain cells. So I checked it out….and here’s what I found.
I read a really interesting article this week about the emergence of the sharing economy – also referred to as the peer-to-peer economy.
We know that exercise is good for us. However, as with much of our humanness, it’s not that simple. When it comes to exercise, the process of Cortisol secretion presents us with a Cortisol Conundrum.
Yesterday I attended a Business Chicks breakfast with guest speaker Alyssa Camplin. What a wonderful morning…besides meeting and having a coffee with two lovely business chicks from my table, Alyssa was quite the inspirational speaker. In sharing her journey to winning the Olympic Gold, her messages ring true for all of us, particularly in leadership.
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