Brain-Friendly Friday: Why the 5-hour workday makes sense

Did you know that trimming your workday to 5 hours may increase your concentration? It’s a hypothesis Stephan Aarstol explored at his company Tower Paddle Boards....

Unlocking Your Peak Performance Combo

How To Perform At Your Best Most of us live our entire working lives operating in two distinct (and problematic) zones: 1. Bored out of...

Multitasking is crazy

Improve your ability to tackle “deep work” that requires your full concentration with five simple steps:  1. Put your phone in airplane mode so you...

How to reduce insane stress levels

I am often waylaid by executives at post-keynote dinners who confide in me: “Friederike, I’ve tried everything: Meditation, running, yoga…nothing works! I’m constantly overwhelmed. My...

How to hack your focus

You don’t have to practice meditation or become a zen master to learn how to focus. Often, when we are having trouble focusing it’s because...

Schedule a „Meeting of one“

I’m not a fan of meetings, but there is one meeting I do love. I call it “a meeting of one.” This is a meeting...

Use fear learning with care

Fear is the strongest form of learning, but it’s not a good choice if what you are looking for is creativity, critical thinking and innovation....

Performance reviews need a performance review

You don’t have to be a neuropsychologist to realize that the nearly universal dread surrounding the performance review process saps energy and deflates motivation.  A...

Dissent is valuable even when it’s incorrect

You can put all the thought diversity in the world in place at your workplace. It will be useless unless your team leaders understand how...

„Us“ versus „Them“

Most of the behavior that constitutes what is sometimes called “group dynamics” hinges on our assessment of the people around us as either enemies or...

Current articles and interviews from the German media


Brain-Friendly Friday: More Hours Does Not Mean More Productivity

Putting in more hours at work won’t make you more productive This is the time of year when you might feel the need to go...
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Do You Find Joy In Organization?

Neat and Tidy, and with a High-Serotonin Neurosignature If you’re one of those people who comes home from grocery shopping and immediately puts your food...
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Three Brain-Friendly Tips to Help You Reduce Stress and Anxiety

The Brain-Friendly Newsletter When it comes to managing stress and anxiety, the idea that the body can control the mind seems alien to many of...
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Das glückliche Gehirn

Eine Studie zeigt, dass Mitarbeiter in einem Acht-Stunden-Tag durchschnittlich nur knapp drei Stunden wirklich produktiv gewesen sind. Was können Unternehmen dagegen tun? Drei Tipps  1) Weg...
Human Resources Manager

Öfter mal ans Gehirn denken

Wir brauchen mehr Respekt davor, wie andere Menschen ticken, sagt Friederike Fabritius. Im Interview erklärt die Hirnforscherin, warum es durchaus hilfreich sein kann, sich auch...
Personalführung

So lässt sich unsere Gehirnleistung steigern

Die Botenstoffe Dopamin, Acetylcholin und Noradrenalin bestimmen mit, welcher Arbeitstyp wir sind. Neurowissenschaftlerin Friederike Fabritius darüber, wie wir unsere Gehirnleistung im Job verbessern können.VON CHRISTINE LUGMAYR...
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Zwang macht unproduktiv

Friederike Fabritius ist Neurowissenschaftlerin, Speakerin und preisgekrönte Autorin. Gerade arbeitet sie an einem Buch zur Frage, wie Männer und Frauen am Arbeitsplatz ticken, unter welchen...
Interview
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Mit Fun und Fokus gegen die Fluktuation

Viele Unternehmen würden wohl ihren Mitarbeitern am liebsten verbieten, zu kündigen. Zum Glück ist das keine Option – und so müssen sich Personaler einiges einfallen...
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Ich bin ein Dopamin Junkie

Friederike Fabritius ist Neurowissenschaftlerin und Leadership – Expertin. Hier verrät sie, auf welche Weise Vertrauen im Team entsteht und wie der optimale Neurotransmitter – Cocktail...
Interview
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Fun, Fear, Focus

Drei Dinge braucht unser Gehirn, um es zu Spitzenleistungen zu bringen – in welcher Mischung, unterscheidet sich aber je nach Neigung von Mensch zu Mensch....
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