Brain Rules

12 things we know about how the brain works from The Week and Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School 1. Exercise boots brain power Wondering whether there is a relationship between exercise and mental alertness? The answer is yes. Just about every mental test possible was tried. No matter how it was measured, the answer was consistently yes: A lifetime of exercise can result in a sometimes astonishing...

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Do You Project Confidence and Competence?

by Terry Gault When I came across this article from Chief Learning Officer magazine on projecting confidence and competence as a leader, I was struck by how many of the suggestions are things we already cover in our workshops and 1:1 coaching sessions. Here are six do’s and don’ts of which learning leaders should be mindful. Do’s Do keep your head level. In the business world, one of the best ways to project executive presence is to keep...

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