I have recently finished reading “Your Brain at Work” by Dr David Rock, and I can honestly say that, out of all the leadership books I have read, it is has had the most profound and significant impact on how I think and work, and on how I relate to the people I work with.
“This book will help you work smarter, be more focused and productive, stay cool under pressure, reduce the length of meetings, and even tackle the hardest challenge of all: influencing other people.” – Dr David Rock.
The book delves into the neuroscience of the brain, but does so in a way that is relevant, accessible, and easy to understand. Rock believes that “Your capacity to change yourself, change others, and even change the world, may boil down to how well you know your brain.”
The book is centered around three main insights:
1) Conscious thought is a finite resource; and…
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