The Unique Qualities of Introverts

Are you introverted or extroverted? How does this help, or hinder, you in your work? You might guess that because I spend a lot of my life presenting on stage that I am naturally extroverted, but that is not entirely the case; I actually lean much more toward the introverted side of things! It may surprise you to know that …

Implementing Change in the Workplace

Change needs to be intentional for it to be imapctful Diversity, retention, and wellbeing are not just one-day training initiatives that get checked off and then…business as usual.  We need real change in the workplace.  As a guest on Reframe & Reset Your Career, I spoke with Harsha Boralessa about all things neurosignature diversity, how to reach a flow state, …

Mirror, Mirror on the wall, who are the coolest neurons of them all?

Well, maybe not THE coolest of all time, but they are incredibly neat! Mirror neurons enable us to reflect body language, facial expressions, and emotions. They play an essential part in our social life and are a huge factor in our experiencing empathy. High-estrogen neurosignatures tend to experience more activity in their mirror neuron system compared to other neurosignatures. This …

How to Make a No Sound Like a Yes

Still having trouble setting boundaries with your work? Maybe it’s time for a sandwich – and no, I’m not talking about lunchmeat!🥪 Sandwiching your no between two yesses! Author @William Ury defines this as the “positive no,” – a three-part yes-no-yes structure: 1. Say yes to a top priority in your life.👍 2. Deliver a respectful, clear no. 🙅 3. …

The Neurscience Behind Public Speaking

Conquer your fear of public speaking using neuroscience Being a public speaker is not necessarily the most obvious career choice for someone who spent most of their studying years in a laboratory – but here we are😅! I spend a lot of my time delivering keynote presentations. And, even though it may seem slightly out of sync with my introverted …

The Neuroscience of Rituals

Create deeper connections with neuroscience What rituals do you have at work or with your clients? And no, I’m not talking about magic spells that will help you land a big sale (although, wouldn’t THAT be nice?!).✨ Many may not know this, but we all perform rituals all of the time: 🎁 Birthday parties for our kids 👰 Weddings  🏃 …

Flip a Coin to Help With Your Decision Making

Indecisiveness is not always a fault While it may seem like something that you need to overcome, being indecisive can actually help you in some situations. Being able to slow down and evaluate all sides to a story or questions before jumping to the answer is a trait that not everyone is able to posess. Intuition and decision making Jeff …

Do You Feel Less Stressed Compared To Your Peers? 

You might have a high-testosterone neurosignature Our competitive and wonderfully independent, high-testosterone friends seem to be able to handle more stress than the rest of us.  How can this be? Well, one possible explanation is testosterone has a blunting effect which may raise the threshold for stress. You might think this may be a bonus to this neurosignature – but …

The Brain-Friendly Workplace and Fidelis Leadership Podcast

Mike Ettore invited me to join him on the Fidelis Leadership Podcast to dive deep into The Brain-Friendly Workplace. If you’ve ever wanted to explore the ways that you can make everyday brain-friendly, and change the way that you work by supporting your neurosignature – you’ll want to make sure to give this episode a listen. Want more brain-friendly tips? …

How to Build Strong Bonds with Your Team Using Neuroscience

What do you think of when you hear the words “team-building activity” I assume you might be rolling your eyes and thinking of another boring steak dinner, drinks at a bar, or a mandatory brainstorming meeting.🙄  Well, it’s time to spice things up! 🌶️ To truly create lasting bonds in your organization – try having your teams share an adventure …