More Inspiration

By the founder of Neuroleadership Institute about how the brain works in our daily private and working lives with clear examples. 

Like a playground see-saw, one side goes up, the other comes down. The Default Network (DMN) and the Task Positive Network (TPN) are two distinct neural networks in the brain. One is dreaming, the other focus on task. Which one do you use more?

Do we have 3 Brains? Less? More?
Is it right to talk about higher and lower parts of the brain? Read an interesting article about The Orchestra of Your Brain. 

Structure of brain networks are not fixed, according to researchers at Georgia State University. Brain networks are spatially and functionally fluid, and not static, as previously believed.

Interesting article about how parts of the so-called "superagers" brains are bigger as they maintain youthful memory.  Superagers not only perform similarly to young adults on memory testing, they also do not show the typical patterns of brain atrophy in certain regions. 

Robert Kegan, professor at Harvard and author, is world leading in the area of adult development. This talk is about the role and responsibilities that companies have for the development of human adults.

Stefan Einhorn, professor at Karolinska institutet, talks to us about the value of kindness to be able to develop as an adult – and even maybe become wise.

Susanne Cook Greuter, Doctor of Philosophy at Harvard, on how we grow as humans and the path to wisdom.

David Rock, author of the book "Your Brain at Work" inspires us. His Neuroleadership Institute carries out research and applies their findings in companies worldwide.

Dan Pink on inner and outer motivation.

Emotional states are contagious. What would you like infect others with and what would you like to be infected with by others? 

Shawn Achor who does research on happiness represent the positive psychology and means that "Success does not create happiness – happiness creates success". Watch his inspiring and fun TED talk.

Tali Sharot, neuroscientist and author of "The Optimism Bias" about positive reinforcement having better results than threats and warnings. 

No. We do not have a reptillian brain.
Kind of right AND wrong.
A short review of different parts in our brain. What do you think?

For the past 25 years, psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett has mapped facial expressions, scanned brains and analyzed hundreds of physiology studies to understand what emotions really are.

Combining research and practice, brain science and business leadership, Your Brain at Work explores how insights from the lab can provide solutions that work across industries and at any scale. Neuroleadership Institute.

How do we bring the same mindful traits from what we do at home into the workplace? Listen to Marc Lesser, founding CEO of Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute, who implemented this at Google.                Being Well podcast with Rick Hansen. There are many more interesting episodes about positive reinforcement, self-compassion etc. with guided exercises.