Whole brain thinking

Want To Grow Beyond What You Know? Try These 5 Learner Mind Hacks

It seems like information is always changing. One day chocolate is good for you, the next day it is one of the most sinful fats.

From the personal to the large scale, our knowledge of everyday issues continues to evolve, and that pace of change is only picking up. What ‘everyone knows’ today could be obsolete tomorrow.

That’s why it’s so important to be a learner – not just a knower. Learners are open to new ideas and research, knowers are convinced they already know it all.

So, what does being a learner really look like? Here are some quick mind hacks to keep you learning and growing so you don’t fall behind. Read more

5 Change Management Techniques to Make Transformation a Breeze

Transformation can be a breeze with these 5 change management techniques

Here’s the dilemma: Change requires a different mindset, but the brain loves routine.

We naturally organise our thoughts around patterns and mental maps that have been developed in our thinking throughout the course of our lives.

Sometimes these maps are helpful; sometimes they’re not. Most change requires that we challenge our mental maps and form new connections in the brain – and this takes a lot of energy and motivation.

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Stuck in a rut? 5 tips to get moving again

You’re facing a blank page. You’re stuck debating a tough choice. You’re trying to navigate a never-ending to-do list. What now?

There are always going to be times when you’re feeling stuck. While it may seem counterintuitive, one of the most valuable things you can do to get moving again in these situations is to stop and think.

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Data Security and Herrmann: What You Need to Know About GDPR, Personal Info, and more

With high profile scandals popping up every day in the news, data privacy is a very hot topic these days. At Herrmann, we’ve always taken a strong stance on data privacy, as we believe transparency on these important topics is vital to maintaining trust. However, with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect next week, we wanted to take the opportunity to remind you what we at Herrmann do to protect your data, and let you know about our most recent efforts to strengthen our protections for GDPR.

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Stay organised this year with some helpful tips from the Herrmann team!

Stay organised this year with these 10 tips

The new year should be a fresh slate, right?

Of course! Yet some of us are still carrying over the clutter and chaos of the previous year (or decade).

While certain people do work best with mess, it's not just untidiness we're talking about here. Even if you work primarily in a creative role, you need to have some structure and organisation to make sure nothing falls through the cracks.

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Herrmann worked with guests in Auckland to identify new approaches to wellness.

Wellness and Whole Brain Thinking: An Auckland Breakfast Seminar

When we feel our best, we perform our best. It's genuinely that simple. Focusing on our own well-being as well as the well-being of those around us, is a key part of setting the stage for success.

At our recent Auckland Whole Brain Thinking & Wellness Breakfast Seminar, we explored the different ways to view well-being and how we can better support ourselves and one another.

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“The day I met Ned Herrmann.” 30 Years of Whole Brain® Thinking at Work

It was 1979. I was off to a conference in Pittsburgh. This was before the days of non–stop flights to the US. I had to go from Sydney to Auckland, Honolulu, Los Angeles, Chicago, Cleveland and finally to Pittsburgh. I arrived at my hotel at 2am after 32 hours of travelling. Not feeling much like sleep I went to the bar. I exchanged greetings with the few that were there, downed a ‘Bud’ and headed off to bed for the few hours that were left.

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The Real Reason They’re Not Reading Your Emails

Here’s an experiment. Read the following paragraph once:

With hocked gems financing him, our hero bravely defied all scornful laughter that tried to prevent his scheme. “Your eyes deceive,” he had said. “An egg, not a table, correctly typifies this unexplored planet.” Now three sturdy sisters sought proof. Forging along, sometimes through calm vastness, yet more often very turbulent peaks and valleys, days became weeks as many doubters spread fearful rumors about the edge. At last from nowhere welcome winged creatures appeared, signifying momentous success.

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