January 26, 2012

The "Management Model" You Can’t Manage Without – Part 1

In his book, Your Brain at Work, author David Rock gave organizational leaders an essential model for understanding human dynamics at work. Forget the “toolkit.”  This model is the foundation that holds everything affecting performance in place. Managers, leaders and co-workers entering the brave new world of business in the 21st century who ignore this knowledge face a serious uphill […]
January 19, 2012

The Mirror in Us: Mirror Neurons & Workplace Relationships

“We use the same cells to build a sense of self, since these cells originate early in life when other people’s behavior is the reflection of our own behavior. In other people, we see ourselves with mirror neurons.” Marco Iacoboni, author, Mirroring People, The Science of Empathy and How We Connect with Others Emotions and actions are powerfully contagious. When […]
January 5, 2012

The Ultimate Diet for a New Year – The 7 Day Mental Cleanse

It’s diet season, right? Put down that muffin and pick up that kale. There’s no shortage of articles, ads and advice on shedding those extra pounds.  Even if you don’t achieve your weight goals (and I wish you luck in doing so) it’s still a good thing to cleanse your body. But, what about your mind?   Going into a New […]