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

Key insights from Scott G. Halford's

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


Key insights from Scott G. Halford's

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

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How orienting your mind toward curiosity and growth can lead to success.

By understanding more about how the brain works, we can learn to orient our brains toward positive signal responses, helping us adapt more easily to change and creating greater opportunities for success. This Snapshot breaks down the elements of the brain that determine how and why we respond the way we do to uncertainty and shows us how to redirect our thinking to influence the brain’s signal response system.

Read this Snapshot if you:

  • Need more confidence in tough situations at work or at home
  • React negatively in stressful situations
  • Want to make a good impression in social settings
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Our brains work hard to create opportunities that bring us comfort and pleasure and to avoid situations that cause distress. The brain works around the clock, never taking time off. Even while our bodies sleep, our brains are at work, performing mundane (yet essential) administrative tasks, like sorting new information and storing new memories.

There are two things our brains really enjoy having: choice and control.

The greater the choice, the greater the control. When we have the option to select our own path, we increase our chances of achievement and success — and the brain...

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