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I’m in The Atlantic on 12/14/18!

I was interviewed for 30 minutes by Amanda Mull of The Atlantic this week. (I’ll be posting the full interview’s audio and transcript here soon.) The 12/14/18 article, “Why People Wait 10 Days to Do Something That Takes 10 Minutes. Chores are the worst,” is one of the […]

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8/6 Salon + News: Valerie Landau in WaPo + Joe Flower on “healthcare revolutionaires” + Suzanna Stinnett’s Coloring Camelot + Kat Smith’s Everything She Knows

You’re invited to the next monthly  FocusCatalyst Brainstorming Salon   Thursday  AUGUST 6th Note: You do not have to read this whole long email. Ever. (See the fine print below if you want to know why.) All you really ever need to know is: Drop by any […]

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My TEDx Talk: The Milky Way Brain

My TEDx Talk: The Milky Way Brain

I was invited to speak at  TEDX Livermore on June 8, 2013.  The theme for this TEDx was CREATING OUR FUTURE: INNOVATE + EDUCATE. I spoke on “The Milky Way Brain”  (or “How To Get More Aha! Insights”)–and had the audience of 350+  write on 3×5 cards […]

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The “Burn Baby Burn” FocusCatalyst

The “Burn Baby Burn” FocusCatalyst

You really can’t be very innovative when you’re feeling bad. Neuroscience research shows that when you are uptight and upset, your otherwise clear-thinking mind shuts down. It needs to relax to innovate. This Burn Baby Burn FocusCatalyst is the best one to use when you are very upset […]

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