Performance Articles

Did You Know You Have Two Brains? Body & Brain: Part 1

October 1, 2015 ~ Written by: W.B. “Bud” Kirchner “There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophies.” – Friedrich Nietzsche Okay, let’s use this to set the stage for following three posts which continue to reflect our Business Brain Model℠ and its premise that it serves as context of how to...

Don’t we have anything better to do with our time?

July 12, 2015 ~ Written by: W.B. “Bud” Kirchner “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” ~ Albert Einstein It is (beyond) interesting to me that I have been asked the same question by three constituencies. The constituencies: Myself. People close to me. Readers of this resource....

Carbon – Silicon – Plastic

Thoughts can switch our genes on, thus altering our brain structure (and function?). In other words a brain can change its own structure and function. Lest you think I am exaggerating the New York Times described the work reflected in Doidge’s first book as “mind-bending, miracle-making, reality-busting stuff.”

The Most Difficult Aspect of Business is People

I have long said the three most important things about a business are people (customers), people (employees) and people (managers). But all too often, business is placed in a category of interaction where people and society and empathy don’t matter.

Am I Being All That I Can Be?

You’ve heard of the “impossible” 4-minute mile right? Until Roger Bannister broke the barrier (3 minutes 59.4 seconds to be exact) on May 6, 1954, it was unthinkable that a human could run a mile in under 4 minutes (wish those people could see Usain Bolt).

Fulcrums + Levers = Strong Business

So let’s think about ‘heavy lifting’ outside of the metaphor for one paragraph. You, yes you reading this - you can only lift as much as your muscles and tendons allow. The only way you can exceed your core strength, your inherent strength, is with a lever. And with the proper lever you can move heavy using less force; you can propel faster despite less speed; and you can send an object a lot further with less push/pull.