Insights 2017-09-02T10:31:48+00:00

Knowledge in Action

Concise, usable tips on putting brain-based leadership practices to work.

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Seven leadership practices that work. We explain the research behind why each practice works and offer suggestions on how you can use it to improve personal and professional success.

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Knowledge in Action

Concise, usable tips on putting brain-based leadership practices to work.

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Seven leadership practices that work. We explain the research behind why each practice works and offer suggestions on how you can use it to improve personal and professional success.

Download Now!

That’s a Mighty Personal Habit—How to Break Stubborn Routines

Anyone who’s ever tried to quit smoking, eat less or exercise more knows that changing personal habits is hard. The more often we repeat a routine behavior, the less we need to think about it. That’s one reason why entrenched behaviors are notoriously difficult to change—they happen without thinking.

Forget About Priorities—Choose Your Priority Instead

Are you concerned about setting priorities? It may surprise you to learn that the concept of priorities (plural) has been around for less than 100 years. Before that, life was simpler—there was only a singular priority.

Keystone Habits—Change a Little to Change a Lot

Wouldn’t it be great if you could focus on one or two simple behaviors that would lead to increased productivity, morale, and team spirit? You can, if you find the right behaviors to work on—keystone habits.

Crossing the Rubicon

We cross a point of no return when we decide to take specific action towards achieving a goal. Until we are definitely committed to action, the danger is great that our goal will remain an armchair adventure.

Tips for Taming the Procrastination Demon

It’s almost July. Many of the projects that I set out to accomplish at the beginning of the year are still, well, waiting to be accomplished. Sound familiar to you? Read on for research-based tips on how to tame the procrastination demon.

Purpose is the Why Behind the Vision

Leading by vision is like navigating using the stars; it works well as long as the skies are clear and the sailing is smooth. When the clouds roll in, a deep-seated sense of purpose comes to the rescue.

Bright lines

The new year means new opportunities, experiences and... new goals. But the goals we set in January are often long-forgotten by July. Or worse, they hang around our neck like an albatross reminding us of our inaction. Bright lines can make the difference between success and failure.

The Power Pose

Does your body language have an impact on whether you close the sale or get the job offer? You bet it does. And in ways that might surprise you.

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