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UPWIRE #161 - Why Your Brain Fails to Aim at Your Best Future

UPWIRE: Hacking Human Nature

Release Date: 03/11/2016

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UPWIRE: Hacking Human Nature

The brain loves big, complicated, later and never.  Exceptional leaders and teams choose the exact opposite: breakthroughs and rules that are small, simple, now and next. In this UPWIRE, we'll look at how the smallest change can make the biggest difference in your life and work.

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UPWIRE: Hacking Human Nature

The brain is hard-wired to be stuck in a defensive "me-first" mode.  It despises criticism and over emphasizes every perceived slight, ultimately leading to artificial roadblocks to your (and your team's) success. In this podcast, we'll look at how you can UPWIRE your brain to move beyond this default flaw-finding "me-first" operating system, and create a culture of growth for yourself and others.

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The brain is hard-wired to shrink, not soar. But inside each of us is a quiet lifelong beckoning call which will awaken the courage to face uncertainty, grow and achieve the "impossible." In this episode of UPWIRE, we'll learn how to develop and deploy our inner NERVE to face change, loss and growing pains without collapsing or running away.

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By hard-wired human nature, the brain seeks to be out of touch.  Instead of engaging with and achieving your best possible future, the brain much prefers the comfort of mindless repetition, distraction, and awaiting the return of the "good old days." When you are out of touch for as little as a few days or a week, it's not a neutral state.  You are already losing clients or customers who yearn for more meaningful connection with you. In this episode of UPWIRE, we'll take a look at simple strategies for staying in touch with life's larger opportunities by mastering brief and...

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The brain is largely a forgetting machine, and in today's fast-paced world, it's primed to forget what matters most faster than ever! In this episode of UPWIRE, we'll take a look at how you can structure your schedule to make sure the goals and individuals vital to helping you create your most amazing future receive at least a few moments of your best attention.

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UPWIRE: Hacking Human Nature

To the brain, momentum is not natural.  Instead, it prefers

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UPWIRE: Hacking Human Nature

The brain loves to keep hundreds of top priorities actively

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The brain is hard-wired to run from challenges (real or

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The brain gets hijacked by many forms of competition. 

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UPWIRE: Hacking Human Nature

By instinct, the brain waits for everyone else to change.

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Think about your future.  Do you want the future you deliberately create or the one that happens to you?  Although it doesn't want to help, you need your brain's help to create your best possible future.

In this episode of UPWIRE, we'll look at how we can change what's holding us back in our brain so we can change it.