Activate Your Brain: How Understanding Your Brain Can Improve Your Work - and Your Life

Activate Your Brain: How Understanding Your Brain Can Improve Your Work - and Your Life

by Scott G. Halford

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Overview

A Wall Street Journal bestseller!
Axiom Business Book Bronze Award Winner

Push your brain to full power, for success at the office and at home

Would you like more control over your life and your work?

Would you like greater stamina as you carry out your daily tasks?

How about more significance and meaning as you move forward in your career?

Scott Halford shows us how we can all find these things if we simply understand how to activate the full potential of the brain. This incredible organ is still full of mystery, but we know enough to harness its power better than ever before. We just have to recognize how the brain works, and understand the actions we can take to help it perform at its best.
Combining research, anecdote, and inspiration, Activate Your Brain shows you how small steps toward better brain function and management can eventually lead to success on a whole new level. Each chapter offers "Activations"--exercises that help optimize your brain function to . . .
• increase your focus,
• build self-confidence and willpower,
• manage distractions,
• reduce negative stress,
• collaborate effectively with others,
• and much more.

In the end, Activate Your Brain is an indispensable collection of practical things you need to know about your wonderful brain--which, when fully harnessed, can give you more of the fulfilled life you seek.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151240864
Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group Press
Publication date: 05/04/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 10,733
File size: 935 KB

About the Author

SCOTT HALFORD, CSP, CPAE, is an Emmy Award–winning writer and producer, an engaging presenter, and a long-time consultant to Fortune 500 executive teams. His expertise and experience enrich the contribution that he makes to every client. Scott’s expansive knowledge in the areas of achievement psychology, which includes brain-based behavioral science, emotional intelligence, critical thinking, and influence, add richness and depth to his programs.

Scott’s insight into the human experience at many levels, and in many different situations, allows him to communicate in workshops and keynotes with humor, wit, and depth. He is a captivating storyteller who is able to transport his audiences to destinations they may have never been physically, mentally, or emotionally. Participants laugh and learn, and consistently praise the rich and rewarding experience that positively affects their success.

Scott was inducted into the National Speakers Hall of Fame in 2014 (CPAE). He is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), the highest earned designation of the National Speakers Association and the Global Speakers Federation. He is also an accredited and certified Emotional Intelligence Provider as well as a Certified Associate in Emergenetics, the study of performance and preferences based on genes and the environment. Scott has an executive master’s in Neuroleadership. Scott is cofounder and Principal of Complete Intelligence, LLC.

Corporate clients span many industries and include GE, Bank of America, the Walt Disney Company, Microsoft, First Data, Medtronic, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Centura Hospitals, MillerCoors, Ingersoll-Rand, Western Union, and many more.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Scott Halford has a gift for distilling complex information about how the brain functions into easy-to-understand strategies and tools people can activate to transform how they operate at work and in life. Scott’s signature style marries research, anecdotal information, humor and inspiration to help readers build a bridge between the complexities of neuroscience and the boots-on-the-ground demands of business. The book is filled with activation exercises that make it easy for readers to make better choices to protect and leverage the full capacity of their brains. A MUST READ for anyone who wants to work SMARTER, not HARDER.