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The latest episode of ISB TV focuses on how we can train our brain to react positively when we meet someone new, and how we can turn that meeting into a mutually beneficial relationship. Dr Jenny Brockis is the Brain Fitness Doctor - a specialist in high-performance thinking, a speaker, a mentor and author of Future Brain: The 12 Keys To Create Your High Performance-Brain.

Why creating a brain safe workplace is good for business

Safety at work goes far beyond physical safety and mental wellbeing. Brain safety, by keeping us in a 'towards' state, boosts engagement, motivation and performance. Safety at work is a given. Ensuring the physical safety and mental wellbeing of all at work is well established.

Five tips to boost employees' mental energy

Enabling a healthier brain is crucial to boosting efficiency and productivity in the workplace, according to Dr Jenny Brockis, medical practitioner and author of the book Future Brain. Dr Brockis offered the following tips for employees to get more out of their day. 1.

Leading Through Influence and Adaptability - Retail Pharmacy

In a world full of change, just keeping up has become a full-time occupation. Rapid technological advance requires us to incorporate new ways of thinking and doing, and has led to the automation of many tasks. This can result in the generation of an undercurrent of anxiety and fear, of losing our job, of becoming irrelevant, and fearing the future.

Why Monotasking Is The New Multitasking

Why be busy when you can be effective and efficient? In a world full of Google alerts and iCal reminders, why do we forget so much? In short: we've got too many tabs open to knuckle down and give one task our full attention. And that's where monotasking comes in.

How To Get Along With A Work Colleague You Really Don't Like

We can't expect to be lifelong friends with every person we work with. You might be stuck in an open plan office with a person who constantly criticises you. Or, perhaps, there's a man who reminds you of that Year 8 maths teacher who made your life hell and you can't bear being around him.

The Best Foods That Can Help Improve Memory, Mood and Focus

Posted: Typically, we eat with our body weight or heart health in mind, but research shows we should also be eating for our brains. It is now well known that our food choices influence our memory, mood, general cognitive skills and mental wellbeing.

Finally, Evidence That Taking A Nap At Work Is Good For Business

Posted: Feeling tired, crabby and can't make a decision to save your life? It might mean you have an unfit brain -- and you need a nap. Whipping your brain into shape is just as important as toning your guns at the gym -- especially for small business owners.

4 Ways to Boost Workers' 'Brain Fitness'

Management by Dr. Jenny Brockis | February 18, 2016 Is your workplace healthy? Is it a place where policies and procedures are in place to ensure that the risk of physical injury is minimized? Is it a place that offers free lunchtime sessions on healthy nutrition, and discounted gym memberships?

Is your office brain-friendly?

The whole purpose of employing somebody is that they work to their full potential. This is a fact that's often forgotten in the workplace, said Dr Jenny Brockis, medical practitioner and author of the bookFuture Brain. Employers hire somebody after seeing their CV and think they are capable of performing to a certain level.

How to refuel for a high performance brain

By guest expert: Dr Jenny Brockis Most people acknowledge that eating the right foods is imperative for good health but did you know that our food choices can also determine our mood and contribute to our mental wellbeing and focus? Our brain is an energy hog that consumes 20 per cent of all the energy we put into our body.

Medibank - 5 ways to keep your brain fit

New Zealand Fitness - December 2015

International Institute of Directors and Managers

HR Daily August 2015