SHOPPING CART $0.00
free shipping on orders over $35*
BUYBACK CART Buyback Cart Total Buyback Cart Total
free shipping on buybacks!
loading

    Make Your Brain Work How to Maximize Your Efficiency, Productivity and Effectiveness

    ISBN-10: 0749467576
    ISBN-13: 9780749467579
    Author(s): Amy Brann
    Description: Using the latest insights from neuroscience about how our mind works and what really makes us tick,Make Your Brain Workexplains how to be more effective at work and to get maximum impact from minimum effort.Author Amy Brann is an expert in brain  More...
    Buy it from: $16.16

    Order within the next: to receive same day shipping!

    Loading
    Customers Also Bought

    Publisher: Kogan Page, Limited
    Binding: Paperback
    Pages: 312
    Size: 5.43" wide x 8.46" long x 0.67" tall
    Weight: 0.858
    Language: English

    Using the latest insights from neuroscience about how our mind works and what really makes us tick,Make Your Brain Workexplains how to be more effective at work and to get maximum impact from minimum effort.Author Amy Brann is an expert in brain science, and she has distilled the key findings into non-technical, practical guidance. This clear, engaging book helps readers discover how to function at the top of their capabilities and learn the habits, techniques and behaviors that will get positive results, by making their brain work for them.  Make Your Brain Workshows readers how to leave stress, negative moods and poor time management behind and become more efficient at work.

    Amy Brannstudied medicine at University College London. Through her business, Synaptic Potential, she works with many companies to help them better understand their teams, clients and organizations as a whole. Brann is the creator of the online community, "Neuroscience in Business" and is hosting the forthcoming "Neuroscience in Business" conference.

    Preface
    Acknowledgements
    Introduction
    How to read this book
    Meet the coach
    Meet the professionals
    You
    Can a marshmallow predict your success?
    Possibilities
    Prioritization
    Picturing your goal
    Starting with the end in mind
    Prefrontal cortex
    Practical prioritization
    New information
    Multi or mono
    Your plastic brain
    Reassuringly flexible
    Enriching your potential
    Action
    Is your hippopotamus under attack?
    Stress: the classic culprit
    Predictability and stress
    Perhaps pounding the pavements is the answer
    Negative connotations
    Checking out of stress and into normality
    Hippo attack
    Mirror neurons
    Possibilities
    Lack of control
    Stress busting
    Focus
    Action
    Learning how to influence what feels out of your control
    States, emotions and feelings
    To know or not to know
    Controlling our feelings
    Controlling our emotions
    Practically possible
    Why anchoring is vital
    About the cup
    The importance of smell
    Action
    The challenge of being everything to everyone
    Possibilities
    Distractions
    Benefits of braking
    Getting stuck
    Strategic planning
    Getting unstuck
    Decision making
    Filtering incoming data
    Emotional area
    Action
    Is a busy brain a clever brain?
    The brain in action
    In one ear, out the other
    Full head
    Enriching your environment
    Knowledge into practice
    A leopard can change its spots
    A lot of hard work
    Practically possible
    Getting results easily and with less effort
    The neuroscience behind habits
    The reality of the chocolate habit
    Reprogramming a habit
    How a faulty circuit can be fixed
    What is possible
    Neuroplasticity and habits
    'Damaged' as a child
    Neural Darwinism
    Competitive plasticity
    How you create new habits
    Why bad habits sometimes return
    Action
    Your Colleagues and Clients
    Working and living in balance
    Work-life balance
    Expectations: their and yours
    Conflict
    Causes of tiredness
    Time versus energy
    The importance of control
    How the mind works optimally
    Action
    Upgrading your life one step at a time
    What the brain has to do with getting stuff done
    Brain areas of goal achievement
    Getting specific
    Real or imagined
    The neuroscientist's biggest kept secret
    Motivation
    Your state matters
    Deserving a reward
    Action
    The minefield of motivating people
    Motivating others
    What motivates you
    Some rewards motivate
    Higher purpose
    Power of expectations
    Motivation zappers
    Power of control
    Power of certainty
    Power of confidence
    Mood and motivation
    Transforming meetings
    Personality problems
    Unfairness
    The two routes of fear
    Problems with meetings
    Memes
    Remembering stuff
    Feeling excluded
    Action
    Making every presentation count
    Outcome
    Engagement
    How to engage people
    Planning
    Intentions
    Priming
    Mental rehearsal
    Mirror neurons
    Stress busting
    Emotion
    Death by PowerPoint™ and sleep-inducing notes
    Body language
    Appearing competent to others
    Insights
    How to predispose yourself to having more insights
    Why you forget
    Real or fabricated
    Episodic versus semantic
    Brain areas
    Working memory
    Emotions and memory
    Unconscious memories
    Priming
    Your Company
    Leading with your brain switched on
    Leaders today
    The synaptic circle
    Confidence
    Understanding status
    Mirror neurons
    Certainty
    Culture
    Celebration
    Control
    Connection
    Contribution
    Simply authentic sales
    Decision making
    Intention
    Identifying pain
    Unique calm
    Prove gain
    Credibility: stories and pictures
    Emotions
    Congruency
    Managing people, managing brains
    Managing people - a brain perspective
    Trust
    Predictability and ambiguity
    Fairness
    Social reward
    Neuromanagement
    Feeling
    Thinking
    The evaluator
    The conflict manager
    Interpreting
    Action
    Reward
    References
    Index

    Buy it from $16.16

    Please choose a buying option

    Your Price:
    You save:
    Buy It Now
    what's this?
    Rush Rewards U
    Members Receive:
    coins
    coins
    You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
    ×
    Free shipping on orders over $35*

    *A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

    Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

    ×