Mozart is Music to the Brain

Mozart is Music to the Brain

When you feel good, can focus easily and find learning and memorising easy, you are most probably experiencing a dopamine hit. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter, that is, it has a role in controlling communication in your brain. It can tell a neuron whether to fire off a signal or not. Humans have a much higher level of dopamine in the brain compared with other primates, meaning we are much smarter, able to plan ahead, and resist impulses when we have to. Dopamine is a key ingredient in what makes us human! (more…)

Are you wasting energy on the big ‘sell’?

Are you wasting energy on the big ‘sell’?

I read a post from my friend Peter Cook last week  (Peter Cook blog). He was highlighting a recent conversation he had when offering his new program to a prospective client.  The prospect challenged that Peter would have to ‘sell’ the idea to him.  Pete replied that he was not going to sell or convince, he was happy to answer questions and clarify anything that wasn’t clear. (more…)