The Biggest Buzzword in Business is “Innovation” - Let’s Dig Deeper!

by Silvia Damiano on 26 March 2019


Innovation should be at the heart of what we do as leaders. While the notion of innovation is a popular buzzword, in reality, the marketplace is constantly changing, and we need to think about how we can help workers adapt and overcome habits and fear. Understanding how our brain func …

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The Neurobiology of Imagination - Becoming an Innovative Leader

by Silvia Damiano on 21 March 2019


We live in a time when knowledge is literally at our fingertips. Even very young children know how to navigate Google or YouTube to find cartoons or information that interests them. In a world where nearly everyone can access an unlimited amount of information, how can we learn to sta …

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What Stops People From Collaborating?

by Silvia Damiano on 19 March 2019

What Stops People From Collaborating?

Collaboration involves working with a combined body of people to achieve a common goal. It requires open communication and having the courage to overcome conflict. It begins with the desire to inspire others to turn an idea into a concrete outcome. Unfortunately, in many modern busine …

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The Neurobiology of Inspiration - Becoming a Collaborative Leader

by Silvia Damiano on 14 March 2019


The word ‘inspiration’ is almost like an odd colour or a shade that is difficult for people to describe. Many people say they are inspired, but determining what it really means to each of us can be challenging. We know how differently we behave when we are inspired compared to when we …

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Stress at Work - The True Killer of High Performing Teams

by Silvia Damiano on 12 March 2019

Stress at Work - The True Killer of High Performing Teams

While we may not worry about the same things we did a hundred or a thousand years ago, as humans we still face stress. Everything in our modern world seems to move so quickly. It almost feels as if we can blink and miss a business deal to the competition. Work demands, being a good pa …

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The Neurobiology of Integration - Becoming a High Performing Leader

by Silvia Damiano on 7 March 2019


An orchestra perfectly in tune led by a competent conductor can create balanced, beautiful music. When our bodies are in tune, with a healthy brain at the helm, we also achieve balance. However, when our brain health is not optimised, our balance is thrown off and our minds and bodies …

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5 Strategies To Increase Your Awareness

by Silvia Damiano on 5 March 2019

5-Strategies-to-Increase-Your-Awareness - About my Brain Institute

Awareness is the ability to perceive and become conscious of one’s inner world while still taking notice of external surroundings. Leaders who learn to pay attention, observe others, and understand their strengths and weaknesses can influence how they respond to others--and how others …

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