Negative effects of constant emailing and text messaging

Adopted from the following great insight shared by David Rock in his book Your Brain at Work.. “Study done at the University of London found that constant emailing and text-messaging reduces mental capability by an average of ten points on an IQ test.”

Email writing tips with respect to understanding of human brain

Adopted from David Rock’s quote from Your Brain at Work “1. Emails should contain as few words as possible. 2. Make it easy to see your central point at a glance, in one screen. 3. Never send an email that could emotionally affect another person unless it’s pure positive feedback. 4. Emotional issues must beContinue reading “Email writing tips with respect to understanding of human brain”

This quote exposes a common flaw of human psychology

Adopted from the following quote of David Rock from his book Your Brain at Work “We all often think about what’s easy to think about, rather than what’s right to think about.”

This quote explains the merits of Self Awareness

Adopted from David Rock’s great quote from his book Your Brain at Work.. “Without this ability to stand outside your experience, without self-awareness, you would have little ability to moderate and direct your behavior moment to moment. Such real-time, goal-directed modulation of behavior is the key to acting as a mature adult. You need thisContinue reading “This quote explains the merits of Self Awareness”

Fascinating quote that compares the brain of a “New Lover” with that of a “Drug Addict”

Adopted from David Rock’s book Your Brain at Work.. “New lovers tend to “lose their minds” and do all sorts of crazy things in the heat of the moment. One study showed that new lovers’ brains have a lot in common with people on cocaine. Dopamine is sometimes called the “drug of desire.” Too muchContinue reading “Fascinating quote that compares the brain of a “New Lover” with that of a “Drug Addict””

Training the human brain to focus on only most necessary tasks

Adopted from David Rock’s book Your Brain at Work.. Stage here refers to the capacity of the human brain.. “One final insight about prioritizing involves getting disciplined about what you don’t put on the stage. This means not thinking when you don’t have to, becoming disciplined about not paying attention to non-urgent tasks unless, orContinue reading “Training the human brain to focus on only most necessary tasks”