When trying to do more than one thing at a time, are you multitasking or multi-failing? The brain likes harmony. It can truly only focus on one thing at a time. When we are bombarded with distractions and interruptions, our brains shrink and our memories flatten. How? Host, Mike Domitrz welcomes Scott Halford for a scientific and mindful discussion about why it’s important to be intentional, to be present, and to reset your mind three times a day.
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[2:20] What mindfulness mean to Scott.
[3:37] Scott helps people who beat up their brains.
[7:24] Reset your Cortisol to find true mindfulness.
[17:34] The Ellen Langer experiment.
[21:41] Clear out your prefrontal cortex.
[25:19] Be intentional and do the heavy lifting in the morning.
[28:46] Books Scott finds transformational.
Scott Halford is a writer and long-time educator of businesspeople worldwide. He focuses on brain-based behavioral science, emotional intelligence, critical thinking, and influence. In 2014, Scott was inducted into the National Speakers Speaker Hall of Fame. He has been the Brainy Business columnist for Entrepreneur.com, and blogs for Huffington Post. Scott is the author of Activate Your Brain (2015), a Wall Street Journal best-selling book, and Be a Shortcut – The Secret Fast-track to Business Success.
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