A NeuroLeadership Program is Born

Dear Readers, Some of you have been following my articles for a long time now. You’ve likely noticed a shift in topics from startups and venture capital to something that looks more like emotional self-help. And now I’m talking about a NeuroLeadership Program. What happened? In 2015 I sold my medical device distribution company and got out of the surgeon …

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The Fast and Simple Way to Strengthen Your Mind

This article originally appeared on Quora, Forbes, then on Inc. Meditation is the word we’ve given a wide series of activities that strengthen a particular part of the brain. The Anterior Cingulate Cortex (ACC) is the part of the brain where physical sensation data, emotion data, and thought data all intersect to give you a broad picture of the world around …

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Empathy, You’re Doing it Wrong

This article was originally published on Huffington Post. Emotional intelligence is the skill of understanding and accepting emotions in yourself and others. Daniel Goleman published his book Emotional Intelligence more than a decade ago and EQ quickly became a hot topic in leadership and management. We know that EQ is just as important as IQ, meaning that getting along with …

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Get a Sweaty Workout to Become a Smarty Pants

This question originally appeared on Quora and was subsequently published in Medical Daily.  Recently, a group of scientists at the University of Ottawa published the newest evidence that getting off your duff makes your brain stronger. It’s sad news for the couch potatoes of the world. For those who wear out a pair of running shoes (or two) every year, it’s one …

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