099: Change Your Brain to Change Your Triggers

099: Change Your Brain to Change Your Triggers

Do you sometimes get triggered by another person or a particular kind of situation? My wonderful guest Mary Simon is an expert on helping clients recognize their triggers and find ways to reduce the impact on their minds and bodies. Mary is a respected, trusted executive coach with 20 years of experience, and she’s coached leaders and teams in 17 different industries. She’s certified in brain science and neuroscience and is a former faculty member at The Wharton School of Business. In this fascinating conversation, Mary shares why reacting to triggers can be harmful to your health…and what you can do instead to reduce their impact.

You’ll discover:

  • Why Mary makes a distinction between brain science and neuroscience
  • How Mary helps clients become aware of words or events that trigger them
  • How to identify where in your body you become tense when you have a reaction to a situation
  • What you can do to respond to triggers in a way that serves you better
  • Why curiosity is the magic key for moving away from a trigger

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062: Using Your Own Science As a Guide to a More Meaningful Life

062: Using Your Own Science As a Guide to a More Meaningful Life

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What role can science play in organizational outcomes and personal well-being? My guest Sharon Strauss provides the answer to this question—and so much more—in this interview. Sharon is Founder of The Human Insight Group, an Executive Coaching and Leadership Advisory firm that serves clients globally. As the creator of HumanSight®, she uses insights from the latest neuroscience research to help her clients approach situations in new ways. Before becoming a coach, Sharon spent 15 years in her own technology consulting practice providing Fortune 500 companies with technical experts in internet networking and project leadership.

You’ll discover:

  • Why Sharon believes now is the time for a human revolution in the culture of organizations
  • What makes self-awareness and emotional regulation critical for all leaders
  • The science behind our brains and bodies
  • Why a sense of belonging and trust are essential for effective team interactions and results
  • The benefits of learning to pay attention to signals from your body

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