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Resilience & Recovery

Are you Building or Destroying Your Most Valuable Asset?

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If you read health books and magazines, visit fitness websites, and watch performance-focused YouTube channels, you may come to the simple conclusion that living a long healthy life while maintaining performance is really freaking confusing. As a result, many people don’t maintain their health, instead they just follow what advertisers say is good for them mix in a “Pill for Every Ill” mentality, throw in some limited self-control,  and a dash of negative self talk […]

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How Does YOU, Inc. Lose Timing?

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In the past two articles (Timing Can Make or Break Your Entire Business & YOU, Inc. Has More Than One Clock) we’ve learned that the Circadian Rhythms used to manage all processes inside YOU Inc. are controlled by the executive clock known as the Suprachiasmatic Nucleus (SCN) which is part of YOU Inc’s executive team in the brain.  If for any reason the SCN is out of sync with the peripheral clocks running in other […]

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Are You At the Limit of Your Executive Performance?

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When something goes wrong with your business, do you tend to bounce back or fall apart? Currently the business world is experiencing an unprecedented interest in pushing the boundaries of human performance and it has had some dangerous consequences http://www.businessinsider.com/austen-heinzs-suicide-and-depression-in-startups-2015-7 http://www.examiner.com/article/paypal-s-principal-software-engineer-qinggen-wang-committed-suicide http://toobbox.com/blog/suicide-in-silicon-valley/ http://www.inc.com/magazine/201309/jessica-bruder/psychological-price-of-entrepreneurship.html http://politicalvelcraft.org/2015/05/30/another-banker-suicide-added-to-the-list-of-72-dead-by-un-natural-causes/ http://www.businessinsider.com/sarvshreshth-gupta-death-ruled-suicide-2015-6 A study by Dr. Michael Freeman, a clinical professor at UCSF and an entrepreneur as well, showed entrepreneurs linked with higher rates of mental health issues. Of the 242 entrepreneurs […]

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