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10 Principles for Leaders of Any Age to Stay Vital, Happy, and Sharp, with Brain Rules author Dr. John Medina

Total Duration 52:40

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Hacking Your Brain

Since the first Brain Rules book came out in 2009, I've been a big fan of Dr. John Medina. John is one of the clearest voices on how we can leverage our brain to achieve peak performance at work and beyond. John recently released the newest book in the Brain Rules franchise: Brain Rules for Aging Well: 10 Principles for Staying Vital, Happy, and Sharp

John's 10 principles that apply to all of us, regardless of age, include:

  • Social Brain
    • Your friendships
    • Your happiness
  • Thinking Brain
    • Your stress
    • Your memory
    • Your mind
    • Your mind: Alzheimer's
  • Body and Brain
    • Your food and exercise
    • Your sleep
  • Future Brain
    • Your longevity
    • Your retirement

You'll find out what brain science says is the best age to retire. And regardless of your age, you'll find practical insights to help you thrive. Learn more about the Brain Rules books at http://brainrules.net/. Here are the other books in the Brain Rules family:

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(Video) What You Need to Know About PMOs: Today and In The Future, with Peter Taylor, Bill Dow, and Hussain Bandukwala

The State of the PMO

In this video episode, I invite Peter Taylor, Bill Dow, and Hussain Bandukwala to a roundtable discussion about project management offices (PMOs). We have a great interaction about the state of today's PMOs, how to start one and keep it relevant, how to market the PMO and get executive support, how agile is impacting the PMO, and predictions about the future.

Here's where you can learn more about my guests:

Let Me Hear From You!

What's working with the PMO's you see these days? What's not working? What questions do you have from this episode? Please e-mail me (show [AT] PeopleAndProjectsPodcast [DOT] com) or leave a message on our Listener Feedback Line (847-550-3747). I look forward to hearing from you!

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Total Duration 41:05

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(Video) Two Words You Need to Say This Week. What I Learned This Week

What I Learned This Week

We continue our series of short videos talking about an idea or observation that was learned this week. This week I share a lesson from a conversation with Howard Silver at a recent keynote at the PMI Chicagoland Symposium.

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What have you been learning lately? Please e-mail me (show [AT] PeopleAndProjectsPodcast [DOT] com) or leave a message on our Listener Feedback Line (847-550-3747). I look forward to hearing from you!

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Leadership and Self-Deception, with Mitch Warner from The Arbinger Institute

Total Duration 59:44

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A Must-Read Book

You know that boss that's driving you crazy? Or that stakeholder? We all have them--people who most charitably could be referred to as challenges. If only we could get them to change, then we could deliver our project, or make progress as a team. If only we could change them....

You might not say it that way, but when we face obstacles in the form of people, we're apt to consider them the problem. But what if I told you there's a way to improve the likelihood of getting that other person to change? And it starts with you?

In this episode we're talking with Mitch Warner from The Arbinger Institute about their book Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box. It's a must-read book that I look forward to introducing you to in this episode.

Learn more about The Arbinger Institute at http://arbingerinstitute.com/. Also, here's where you can find the other books that Mitch mentions in the interview:

  • The Anatomy of Peace. This is a continuation of the story that starts in Leadership and Self-Deception.
  • The The Outward Mindset. This takes the ideas and presents them in a form to help you implement the ideas from the fictional story.

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How Leaders Can Get Their Head Above Water When Drowning in Email and Commitments, with Steve Kahle

Total Duration 38:05

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Overwhelm Does Not Have to Be Normal

I'm regularly challenged by the Henry Cloud quote that "You get what you tolerate." Too often we tolerate overwhelm as normal. My guest in this episode is out to help you fix that. Steve Kahle is founder of Gray Wolf Workflow and he is on a mission to help you and your team get more done with less stress. Click here to learn more about Steve's Proactive Lane Boot Camp. You can participate anywhere in the world and I personally guarantee you will find it worth your investment.

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