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Future Brain: The 12 Keys to Create Your High–Performance Brain

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Super–charge your brain to gain a huge competitive edge in business and in life Future Brain is the busy professional′s secret weapon for boosting mastery, efficiency, and productivity to gain that coveted competitive edge in business and in life. Designed to be implemented at the individual, team, or organisational level, this in–depth, step–by–step framework leverages neuro–scientific principles to help you develop a solid, habit–changing plan for building and maintaining brain fitness and healthy behaviours. Author Dr. Jenny Brockis will help you develop your thought processes and your regular routine to get more done with less effort and time. Based on the idea of neuroplasticity, these daily practices improve focus, creativity, and effectiveness to help you stay relevant, competitive, and way ahead of the pack.
You already have a magnificent brain, but you probably take it for granted; we often develop "survival techniques" that force our brain to work with an incompatible "operating system" in an effort to keep up with the ever–increasing velocity of change and information overload. This book helps you beef up your brain awareness so you can take advantage of the built–in features and native capabilities that make the human brain a truly awesome machine.
  • Reduce stress and avoid stress–related illnesses
  • Foster healthy thinking habits to boost efficiency
  • Build your expertise with renewed focus and stamina
  • Drive innovation through productive collaboration
A brain that can change, adapt, lead, and collaborate to operate with a high level of flexibility, agility, and creativity is a brain that will serve you well now and into the future. Future Brain turns neuroscience into actionable steps, helping you to train your brain to achieve high–performance in all areas of life.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780730322504
ISBN-10: 0730322505
Pagini: 272
Dimensiuni: 142 x 215 x 14 mm
Greutate: 0.34 kg
Editura: Wiley
Locul publicării: Melbourne, Australia

Public țintă

The target audience includes CEOs and business leaders, managers, educators and those seeking ways to be the forward thinkers in the 21st century. They are aged 35–50. They are motivated, already successful and keen to know what will make the biggest difference to take their company and business to the next level. They will buy this bookbecause being based on the brain science; it validates those ideas of what will take human thinking to the next level. They want to know how to shift from operating in survival mode towards creating a brain safe working environment where all brains can perform to their highest capacity.
 

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WHAT IF YOU COULD BOOST YOUR BRAIN′S MASTERY, EFFICIENCY AND PRODUCTIVITY TO GAIN AN EDGE IN EVERYTHING YOU DO?
Future Brain reveals how you can expand your brain′s capability to think well under stress, to focus and get more out of your day, to be more creative and innovative, and to prepare you for future challenges.
Utilising the latest neuro–scientific principles, Dr Jenny Brockis shows how you can boost your brain fitness by developing a habit–changing plan to get more done with less effort.
Learn how to:
  • use mindfulness to regain control of your thinking
  • prime your brain by exercising at the optimal time
  • reframe stress to make it work for you
  • minimise fatigue at work.
In 12 key areas, Future Brain presents simple, action–based principles that can be readily incorporated into your daily routines to train your brain for high performance.

Cuprins

About the author ix Acknowledgements xi
Preface xiii
Introduction xv
Part I: Creating a high–performance brain 1
Key 1: Nutrition: Refuelling smart 3
Key 2: Exercise: You ve got to move it, move it 21
Key 3: Sleep: Bring me a dream 39
Key 4: Mental stretch: Flexing our mental muscles 57
Part II: Operating a high–performance brain 71
Key 5: Focus: Adjusting our lens of attention 73
Key 6: Mindset: Does your attitude suck? 91
Key 7: Healthy stress: Creating a brain–safe environment 105
Key 8: Mindfulness: Finding enough thinking space 123
Part III: Integrating a high–performance brain 143
Key 9: Change ability: Adjusting to progress 145
Key 10: Innovation: Curiosity leads to insight and innovation 159
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Key 11: Collaboration: Side by side 179
Key 12: Leadership: Thought before action 199
Conclusion 215
Sources 221
Index 237

Recenzii

It is written as a  12–step book, with actionable principles for a daily business routine, making it ideal for dipping
in. (The Times, December 2015)


This practical book applies neuro–scientific principes in an easy to understand manner (Flight Time, February 2016)

Future Brain is a must read for anyone who really wants to understand in a non complicated way how the brain can be fine tuned to lead you towards increased performance with sharper, more innovative outcomes, in all areas of your life. (Kent Women in Business, May 2016)

Notă biografică

DR JENNY BROCKIS is a medical practitioner, healthy brain advocate, and future mind planner. She is the director and founder of Brain Fit.