Ist two plus two still four?

Imagine that you are in room with seven people who all say with confidence that 2+2=5. Will you speak your truth? Or will you doubt your sanity?  

Do we really need more digital learning?

Would you rather send your kids to a school where he or she learns the basics of handling a computer or to memorize poems by heart? Ask most parents and they…

Math is hard. Let's go shopping

On Sunday morning one of my contacts sent me a LinkedIn Post, meant to astonish and inspire me regarding the rapid temporal dynamics of Covid-19. His message wa…

How can we find solutions without asking questions?

Before we even start a discussion, we put people into boxes: The “good” versus “the bad”. Virtual signalling is everywhere. What is virtue signalling? It's a…

Surprise - the under leveraged resource in the business world

When was the last time someone surprised you with a gift or a nice gesture?  I received a beautiful bouquet of flowers yesterday from a client and this absol…

Do you limit screen time for your kids? You should do the same for your brain

I spoke to one of my senior clients last week. He said: "On a good day, I have about 10 video calls. On a bad day, it's up to 15. All lined up one after the oth…

Free your body and your brain will follow

Do you suffer from "corona brain"? Do you feel that your mind is foggy and that anxiety, worries, or constant distractions decrease your productivity and happin…

Fun, Fear, and Focus

Most of us recognize that heady feeling when we’re performing at our very best. Time becomes irrelevant, doubt and self-consciousness evaporate, and you find yo…

"I can count to 16 but statistics is really hard"

How can we prepare for the next pandemic? My answer: We need to reduce "statistical innumeracy" both in the general public and in experts. Let me explain.

Take a look inside my book The Leading Brain

Why do people behave the way they do? And how can you use that knowledge to take your performance to the next level? Neuroscience has the answers. This book wil…

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