Take greater control of your brain to become more efficient, effective and successful. The brain often overcomplicates matters, leading you to feel overwhelmed and lacking in confidence. Yet you can take control. Your Brain is Boss is brimming with ideas and tools that can help simplify your working and personal life so that you can reach your goals. By reading this book you will be able to: understand the psychology and science behind how business relationships work; know how to improve your own behaviour and that of your team for greater effect; control your emotions rather than have them controlling you; solve problems creatively and communicate your ideas effectively; be more influential and consequently more valuable in your workplace; become a wealthier, healthier, happier person who is capable of achieving and maintaining a leadership position. Whatever stage you are at in your life or career, by understanding that your brain is boss, you will enhance your emotional, mental, physical and financial wellbeing.
Dr Lynda Shaw is a cognitive neuroscientist and business psychologist who works with senior leaders and teams worldwide. Having also founded and operated three successful businesses, Lynda knows first-hand how to help people better communicate and understand the emotional responses of both clients and colleagues, turning fear and stress into loyalty and profit.
Introduction: 6; Chapter 1 - the foundation: 15; Chapter 2 - getting fit for the job: 33; Chapter 3 - upgrade your skills: 61; Chapter 4 - becoming exceedingly valuable: 79; Chapter 5 - powering up; 93; Chapter 6 - enhancing your communication skills: 109; Chapter 7 - boosting your message: 123; Chapter 8 - the ultimate goal: 139; Reading list: 56