Two - The percent of your total body weight your brain makes up
Three - The number of pounds your brain weighs
Four to six - The number of minutes your brain can survive without oxygen before it begins to die
Five - The number of types of dopamine receptors in your brain
Eight to 10 - The number of seconds you have before losing consciousness due to blood loss
10 - The number of minutes your brain will pay attention to a topic before losing interest
25 - The percent of oxygen and the percent of nutrients your brain consumes daily
70 - The percent of glucose your brain consumes daily
40,000 - The number of miles of blood vessels and capillaries a pint and a half of blood must sprint every minute
Ongoing - Our struggle to keep up in an information economy that never stops and overloads our brain
Incessant - The mounting pressure to produce more ideas, more innovations, more solutions, more success, more clients, more profits, more, more, more
One - There’s just one major problem
It turns out, the strategies we’re putting in place to increase our productivity are hurting our creative performance. Our work culture idolizes creativity but worships productivity. These two contradictory ideologies are now colliding. And we’re caught in the middle.
There is a better way. Neuroscience and cognitive psychology point to our unique ability to think about our thinking. The brain, our three-pound, tofu textured body part shaped like a crinkly walnut, profoundly affects how well we do or don’t lead. Leaders who excel in today’s market constantly seek to add new insights to their leadership toolbox. Brain savvy leaders know they can drive their brain and improve their performance. Discover five insights to help you take charge of your brain and develop brain savvy leadership.