Your Brain's Coach

Angela Shurina


My name is Angela Shuirna and I'm a brain coach for leaders, entrepreneurs, high performers. โฃโฃI combine ๐œ๐ฎ๐ญ๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐ -๐ž๐๐ ๐ž ๐๐ž๐ฎ๐ซ๐จ๐ฌ๐œ๐ข๐ž๐ง๐œ๐ž, ๐๐ฎ๐ญ๐ซ๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง, ๐ˆ๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐‡๐ž๐š๐ฅ๐ญ๐ก, ๐๐ž๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ข๐จ๐ซ๐š๐ฅ ๐’๐œ๐ข๐ž๐ง๐œ๐ž, ๐‚๐จ๐š๐œ๐ก๐ข๐ง๐  ๐’๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ, ๐—ช๐จ๐ซ๐ค๐ฌ๐ฉ๐š๐œ๐ž ๐ƒ๐ž๐ฌ๐ข๐ ๐ง - to ๐ก๐ž๐ฅ๐ฉ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐œ๐ก ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ ๐จ๐š๐ฅ๐ฌ ๐Ÿ๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ!โฃโฃ Science and Fact-Based, Tools and Methods โ€“ Applied to fit your lifestyle! Look and feel incredible, to deliver awesome work that changes lives, to build your dreams and visions, to ๐›๐ž ๐ฌ๐ฎ๐ฉ๐ž๐ซ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐๐ฎ๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐„๐•๐„๐‘๐˜ ๐’๐ˆ๐๐†๐‹๐„ ๐ƒ๐€๐˜, ๐Ÿ๐จ๐œ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ž๐ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ž๐ง๐ž๐ซ๐ ๐ข๐ณ๐ž๐. Free Video Training "Focus Hacker" at

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1235 episodes

5-Step Before-Work Neuroscience-Based Motivation-Boosting Protocol - for mundane and overwhelming tasks. The science of finding meaning and optimizing dopamine.

TUNE IN TO LEARN: What to do toย FEEL INSTANTLY MOTIVATED AND ENERGIZED TO ACCOMPLISH ANY TASK WITH FOCUS AND INTENSITY? Instead of barely making progress, while getting to it, making your brain work? Heres your answer, based on mice, horse and human data. Support the show

Mar 22
5-Bullet Brainy Monday: brain-fog foods to avoid for breakfast, brain might be aging you, "brain drain" effect of your phone and more!

TUNE IN TO LEARN: BITES OF SCIENCE FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO OPTIMIZE THE BRAIN! "BRAIN DRAINING" EFFECT OF YOUR PHONE - where your phone is matters; the SCIENCE OF WORK RECOVERY - so your brain doesnt burn out; how THE BRAIN MIGHT BE CAUSING AGING and how to keep your happy brain molecules high - DOPAMINE, SEROTONIN, ENDORPHINS AND OXYTOCIN OPTIMIZATION through simple habits. Support the show

Mar 20
Your Brainiest Breakfast: when and what to have for breakfast if you want to optimize your brain's focus.

TUNE IN TO LEARN: Im sharing with you the RECENT SCIENCE ON FOOD TIMING - REGULARITY AND FREQUENCY and why I STARTED TO HAVE MY BREAKFAST in the morning first time in a decade. Also, Ill tell you whats on my breakfast plate and exactly why - FEEDING YOUR FOCUSED BRAIN COMES DOWN TO THESE BASICS. The BRAINIEST BREAKFAST on your plate! It also HELPS WITH KEEPING YOUR WAISTLINE FROM EXPANDING :) Support the show

Mar 17
Overwhelmed, Mentally Tired, Too Much On Your Plate? Feels like you don't have time to breathe even? There's a better way to manage your brain!

TUNE IN TO LEARN: I almost gave up on my dream because I felt it was too much to handle! I FELT LIKE I WAS RUNNING IN A WHEEL ALL THE TIME, THE WHEEL THAT NEVER STOPS, THE ROAD THAT NEVER ENDS! And then I LEARNED FROM TOP PRODUCTIVITY AND NEUROSCIENCE EXPERTS - THERE'S A BETTER WAY and I wasnt doing it. PARA SYSTEM FROM TIAGO FORTE to create time for yourself and still get all the projects moving and TOP BRAIN HACKS FROM NEUROSCIENCE to make your brain power endure! Support the show

Mar 15
5-Bullet Brainy Monday: how gut bacteria can be making you lazy, exercise as the best anxiety therapy and brain diet simplified.

TUNE IN TO LEARN: We are starting something new! EACH MONDAY I BRING TO YOU THE MOST FASCINATING STUDIES, DISCOVERIES AND RESEARCH AROUND BRAIN HEALTH AND PERFORMANCE translated into simple habits and tips so you could unlock a bit more of your potential every day! 5 BULLETS, 5 STUDIES, 5 TIPS that can help you feel, look and do your absolute best starting today! FROM CULTURES AROUND THE WORLD TO RESEARCH LABS - DON'T MISS OUT! Your brain will love it :) Support the show

Mar 13
Developing Strong Drive Attributes to Achieve Entrepreneurial Goals with a Former Navy Seal Commander Rich Diviney: bridging personal development, Navy Seal toughness with neuroscience to succeed in life and business.

"Iโ€™M INSPIRED BY HUMAN POTENTIAL. We are a species that in only ten thousand years evolved from cave dwellers to space explorers. HUMANS HAVE THE UNIQUE AND BRILLIANT GIFT OF BEING ABLE TO IMAGINE SOMETHING AND BRING IT INTO EXISTENCE." ~ Rich Diviney, The Attributes - HOW IS BEING A NAVY SEAL DIFFERENT FROM ORDINARY LIFE? Which one is harder? You might be surprised by the answer!ย  - How can you DEAL WITH STRESS IN YOUR LIFE BETTER, whether youre a regular person or a Navy Seal? Theres A SIMPLE QUESTION that can help;ย  - Connecting stories, biology, neuroscience of performance - WHY THE ATTRIBUTES, RICH WROTE ABOUT, SCALE AND CAN BE APPLIED TO THE MAJORITY OF PEOPLE;ย  - Why TO BE SUCCESSFUL AT SELF-IMPROVEMENT, WE HAVE TO UNDERSTAND HOW OUR BODIES WORK. If we ignore this, we wont get very far;ย  - Whatโ€™s THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HIGH/PEAK PERFORMANCE AND OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE?ย  - One of THE BEST THINGS YOU CAN DO TO PERFORM AT YOUR BEST is learning how to relax quickly. Itโ€™s Navy Sealsโ€™ TOP secret!ย  - Why YOU HAVE TO BE WILLING TO TAKE RISKS AND PUT YOURSELF IN ENVIRONMENTS DESIGNED TO MAKE YOU FAIL to learn and improve fast;ย  - Why knowing where you are and where you want to go is THE VERY FIRST STEP TO MAP OUT YOUR SELF-DEVELOPMENT JOURNEY;ย  - THE BEST WAY TO GET TO KNOW YOURSELF isnt by taking tests or reading books but instead by doing THIS;ย  - BECOMING A CONSISTENTLY DRIVEN PERSON to keep making progress on your entrepreneurial journey:ย  ย  :INTRODUCING PIVOTS to develop self-efficacy - confidence, initiative, optimism;ย  ย  :2 TYPES OF DISCIPLINE and the one that matters the most to create success as an entrepreneur;ย  ย  :DEVELOPING OPEN-MINDEDNESS to allow the world guide your journey VS being overly stubborn and often getting stuck in your open opinions;ย  ย  :one of the most important skills for an entrepreneur is BEING "CUNNING" - KNOWING HOW TO BREAK THE RULES in a smart way. But you also have to be careful not to break the wrong ones;ย  ย  :BEING NARCISSISTIC IS ACTUALLY A MUST QUALITY for entrepreneurs. But its important to not let it take over your life - hereโ€™s how.ย  ย One of the most practical conversations TO DEVELOP YOURSELF AS A DRIVEN, TOUGH, NO-BS ENTREPRENEUR WHO GETS SH*T DONE, just like Navy Seals do - TUNE IN! You donโ€™t want to miss this one out! : Rich Diviney is a RETIRED NAVY SEAL COMMANDER who served 20 years in the U.S. Navy, including 13 years in the Naval Special Warfare community. HE HAS RECEIVED NUMEROUS AWARDS FOR LEADERSHIP, including the Bronze Star Medal with Valor, two Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals with Valor, and three Combat Action Ribbons. SINCE RETIRING FROM THE MILITARY, RICH HAS BECOME A CONSULTANT AND SPEAKER, SHARING HIS EXPERIENCE AND INSIGHTS ON LEADERSHIP AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE with businesses, sports teams, and individuals. Rich is also the author of the book "THE ATTRIBUTES: 25 HIDDEN DRIVERS OF OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE." HTTPS://THEATTRIBUTES.COM/ Support the show

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Mar 10
Nootropics Navigation: how to choose the right "smart compound" that gets you focused.

TUNE IN TO LEARN: In this episode Im sharing a simple model that will help you to navigate the world of "smart nutrients" with ease! Wasting less time and money on buying brain supplements that dont work or work not the way you thought they would. Support the show

Mar 08
Stop procrastination with 3 secrets I learned from neuroscience.

TUNE IN TO LEARN: I read and study a lot of neuroscience - books, studies, I interview experts. Im interested in APPLIED NEUROSCIENCE - SPECIFIC, SIMPLE TOOLS THAT WORK FOR EVERYONE AS LONG AS THEY HAVE A BRAIN. Tools that help you to "PUSH THE BUTTONS" OF YOUR BRAIN, the most sophisticated computer in the entire Universe, to ultimately MAKE IT DO WHAT YOU WANT TO DO! Tune in, LEARN 3 SECRETS - DON'T LET PROCRASTINATION STOP YOUR PROGRESS ever again! Support the show

Mar 06
How Navy Seals, Olympic Runners, Top Executives use the same brain "hack" to get medals, get hard mission done and stay on top of complex projects.

TUNE IN TO LEARN: From mice, to top neuroscience researchers in New York, to Navy Seals and top executives - this ONE COMMON SKILL ALLOWS THEM TO ACHIEVE TOP RESULTS ON COMPLEX AND OVERWHELMING PROJECTS BY CHANNELING ETERNAL RESOURCES NOT USING STIMULANTS. Use your "hidden brain switch" to control your energy and motivation. Support the show

Mar 03
High Dopamine = High Focus and Drive. Russell Brunson shares his 55g protein breakfast.

TUNE IN TO LEARN: Russell Brunson is definitely a guy with high drive - hes been going after his dream for years and now making millions, transforming millions of lives. How does Russell have CONSISTENT high drive, high motivation, high focus even with ADHD - eating enough protein might be one of the reasons! Let me tell you how and learn what Russell eats for breakfast.ย Support the show

Mar 01
๐Ÿ’กYour Idea Might Die - Limitless Motivation Exercise

TUNE IN TO LEARN: Ill tell you a story HOW TALENTED PEOPLE END UP DYING WITH THE GREATEST IDEAS IN THEM and how finding your pain point might be your greatest source of infinite motivation. Support the show

Feb 27
How to control your focus to build consistent habits. 2 most powerful mind-changing tools.

TUNE IN TO LEARN: How to make yourself do the right thing? Go to bed early, eat well, exercise, meditate etc? The ONLY WAY youll do it - if you learn to control your focus. Its a skill!!! Id argue the most important one to make a change. How do you develop it? Tune in to find out! 2 most effective tools to control your focus. Support the show

Feb 24
High-Energy and No Mental Fatigue: 6 simple lifestyle, workflow design and decision-making changes.

TUNE IN TO LEARN: Do you want to have a lot of physical energy every day? Feeling unstoppable and invincible? DO YOU WANT TO HAVE A LOT OF MENTAL ENERGY AT THE END OF THE DAY to seek out new opportunities, start new businesses, come up with great ideas ๐Ÿ’ก for life and work? Or simply HAVE ENOUGH ENERGY TO START AN INTERESTING HOBBY Or spend quality time with kids or friends? Instead of collapsing on the couch watching Netflix or browsing social media? BECOMING AN INTERESTING PERSON ALSO requires energy. Heres how you can MAKE MORE OF AND USE MORE EFFECTIVELY YOUR PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ENERGY according to the best research. Science simplified to make you unstoppable! Support the show

Feb 22
Boost Learning and Memory with Spice and Eggs and URGENT Sleep Update!

TUNE TO LEARN: How to boost your learning capacity and memory without which YOU DON'T HAVE ANY UNIQUE VALUE IN THIS WORLD AND NO SUCCESS IS POSSIBLE! Simple spice and why eating eggs might be the key to health, fitness and no cognitive decline. SLEEP UPDATE: you might be missing out BIG TIME by not sleeping on the same schedule. Tune in to learn more! Support the show

Feb 20
Dr Emily Balcetis - How to Never Quit Your Long-Term Goals Using Neuroscience-Based Tools for Focus and Motivation

Surprising ways Olympic runners look at things that help them to win; - And how it CAN HELP A WEEKEND JOGGER/EXERCISER (LIKE MYSELF) TO RUN AND DO MORE, BETTER AND FASTER (23% faster and feeling 17% less tired);ย  - How looking at things differently changes our focus and HOW IT CAN HELP YOU ACHIEVE YOUR LONG-TERM GOALS - STICKING WITH CONSISTENT ACTION AND making PROGRESS MORE EFFECTIVELY WITHOUT FEELING EXHAUSTED or tired;ย  - HOW DIFFERENT GOALS - easy, mid-challenging, and far-out-of-reach - CHANGE HOW ENERGIZED AND READY TO GO YOU FEEL TO WORK ON YOUR GOALS, and what it has to do with your blood pressure;ย  - How THE SKILL OF NARROW FOCUS AND BRINGING the FUTURE INTO THE PRESENT WILL HELP YOU TO PUT IN CONSISTENT EFFORT INTO YOUR LONG-TERM GOALS that will not happen without that effort - how Emily used it to learn how to PLAY DRUMS AT A YEAR-AWAY CONCERT;ย  - How A WIDER BRACKET, looking at a bigger picture - CAN HELP YOU TO FIND ANOTHER PATH AND PIVOT FASTER TO KEEP MAKING PROGRESS TOWARDS YOUR GOALS VS BEING STUCK and then giving up;ย  - How VERA WANG USED THE WIDE BRACKET CONCEPT TO TRANSITION FROM FIGURE-SKATING TO WEDDING DRESSES DESIGN while still pursuing her passion;ย  - How โ€œMATERIALIZINGโ€ HELPS YOUR BRAIN TO ALWAYS REMEMBER YOUR LONG-TERM GOALS THAT OFTEN SEEM LESS IMPORTANT THAN TODAYโ€™S URGENCIES - like long-term health VS saving time while busy and eating whatever;ย  - FRAMING - HOW YOU ORGANIZE YOUR FRIDGE WILL MAKE OR BREAK YOUR DIET;ย  - WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU DO, THE ART AND SCIENCE OF DESIGNING YOUR HABITAT THAT DESIGNS YOUR LIFE in a favorable fashion;ย  - HOW FRAMING MIGHT BE ONE SURE WAY TO HAPPINESS YOU ARE 100% IN CONTROL OF - who knows, maybe the mental health epidemic is all about bad framing skills? TUNE IN! DR. EMILY BALCETIS BIO As an ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY AND THE DIRECTOR OF THE NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SOCIAL PERCEPTION ACTION AND MOTIVATION RESEARCH LAB, Emily Balcetis has been described as a pioneer of the scientific investigation of behavioral science and motivation. She is THE AUTHOR OF "CLEARER, CLSER, BETTER: HOW SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE SEE THE WORLD" and a TEDX SPEAKER. She leads an international team of scholars, writers, artists, and advocates. In her research, she HAS UNCOVERED PREVIOUSLY UNKNOWN STRATEGIES THAT INCREASE, SUSTAIN, AND DIRECT PEOPLE'S EFFORTS TO MEET THEIR GOALS. CONNECT WITH EMILY "Clearer, Closer, Better: How Successful People See the World" - Book on Amazon LinkedIn - Psychology Today - Read My Blog/Emilys Book Review - "Goals. Smart is old. Neuroscience-based visual tools to help you ACHIEVE the goals you set." Support the show

Feb 15
Getting Carbs Right for Focus, No Brain Fog and High Productivity.

TUNE IN TO LEARN: Carbs are amazing for your health and performance when they come from the right sources! Its your brains ๐Ÿง  superfuel! But you need to get them right - The kind of carbs that work the best for high mental performance and health and fitness. Focus is impossible without proper blood sugar regulation and this is how get it right by eating carbs. Support the show

Feb 13
3 Neuroscience Secrets to Cancel Procrastination Out Of Your Life - Get things done and move your life forward.

TUNE IN TO LEARN: HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHY YOU ARE TOTALLY CAPABLE OF GETTING WORK DONE THAT PAYS YOUR BILLS AND NOT SO MUCH FOR EXTRA PROJECTS like building a side business and starting a cool hobbyโ“ Starting your brand? Writing your book? Getting your idea out into the world? You are about to find out! To never procrastinate on the things you choose to do and build your dream life. - GET YOUR RECORDING HERE HIGH-PERFORMANCE Support the show

Feb 10
Staying Productive When Your Schedule Is Overflooding With To-Dos And You Absolutely MUST Make Progress.

TUNE IN TO LEARN: YOU KNOW THOSE DAYS WHEN YOU WAKE UP AND YOUR SCHEDULE IS ALREADY BOOKED AND YOU FIND OUT YOU HAVE TO MOVE APARTMENTMENTS BECAUSE OF WATER LEAKAGE AND THEN THE INTERNET BREAKS IN YOUR NEW PLACE? Maybe not :) hopefully - but things in life will always break and go unplanned. How we manage those days will define how well manage growth in life and business. On this episode I share a framework of handling those days, borrowed and learned from experts and researchers - to stay on track and still make progress even when nothing goes as planned. Support the show

Feb 08
Claude Silver CHO at Vayner Media - leading from the โค๏ธ in practice. Building people-centric culture that drives performance on-site, hybrid and remote, across cultures, time zones, united by our common humanity.

- never forget that, we are all leaders. ~ Claude Silver TUNE IN TO LEARN: - Itโ€™s OK to be a late bloomer - thereโ€™s nothing wrong with you. Claudeโ€™s personal journey through years, continents to the present moment;ย  - FROM FEELING LIKE YOU MISS A โ€œCHIPโ€ TO FINDING YOUR CALLING LATER IN LIFE - itโ€™s OK to take time to figure yourself out;ย  - NEGATIVE, SELF-DOUBTING SELF-TALK - HOW CLAUDE DEFEATED IT - a simple writing exercise you can do now;ย  - How to battle expectations of society about what success should look like - BUSTING IMPOSTER SYNDROME AND LIMITING BELIEFS;ย  - What to do WHEN YOU ARE STUCK IN YOUR PATTERNS AND SICK OF GETTING THE SAME RESULTS in life and work - HOW CLAUDE MADE A SWITCH OF CAREERS IN HER 40S, how she knew when it was the time to do โ€œthe jumpโ€;ย  - โ€œEMOTIONAL OPTIMISMโ€ means a lot in Claudeโ€™s life and work - WHAT IS IT? HOW DID IT COME TO BE? HOW IT HELPS CLAUDE NAVIGATE WORK AND LIFE ... it started with a VISIT TO A SHAMAN;ย  - CLAUDEโ€™S STRATEGY TO HELP PEOPLE DO THEIR BEST, to โ€œunlockโ€ themselves;ย  - HOW EVERY LEADER CAN BECOME A BIT OF A CHIEF โค๏ธOFFICER and how to scale it throughout the organization;ย  - THE ONLY QUESTION THAT MATTERS TO INFLUENCE PEOPLE, to lead people to better places;ย  - THE FIRST THING YOU HAVE TO FIGURE OUT TO LEAD YOUR PEOPLE FROM THE HEART;ย  - CULTURE OF TRUST: PRACTICAL TEXTING STRATEGY to start installing trust in the culture, on-site and remotely;ย  - CULTURE AND PERFORMANCE - CLAUDEโ€™S VIEW ON BALANCING THESE PRIORITIES on a company level to drive success;ย  - HOW TO SCALE LEADERSHIP ACROSS DEPARTMENTS AND LOCATIONS, ON-SITE AND REMOTELY;ย  - IS ZOOM AN EFFECTIVE TOOL TO BUILD CULTURE?ย  - ZOOM RITUALS CLAUDE RECOMMENDS TO MAKE CULTURE WORK REMOTELY across borders and time zones;ย  - How to build DEEP HUMAN, NON-WORK-RELATED CONNECTIONS OVER ZOOM - questions, small talk and creating opportunities to connect;ย  - One question to ask yourself every day to become a better leader and build people-centric culture... Tune in, learn and share -ย  lead and live from the โค๏ธ with Claude Silver. CONNECT with CLAUDE SILVER: LinkedIn - Personal Website - Support the show

Feb 06
Bad sleep often? Racing thoughts? Waking up often? 5 lifestyle factors that break your sleep and how to fix them.

TUNE IN TO LEARN: We arent curing insomnia here - we are learning foundational practices to create great sleep consistently according to research. If you dont do these - dont bother looking into pills or supplements. Fix the foundation first. Support the show

Feb 03
Focused, Happy Brain Nutrition - 9 Brain ๐Ÿง  Food Groups ANYONE Has to Eat DAILY!

TUNE IN TO LEARN: I read an article about 7 nutrients any healthy brain needs. I expanded it with specific food and amount recommendations. After the podcast - update your grocery list and reach out for recipes and tips to enjoy these foods in a simple way. Support the show

Feb 01
Upgraded Nomad: my TOP nutrition, fitness, sleep and focus hacks to stay productive anywhere you land.

TUNE IN TO LEARN: WHY DO SOME NOMADS GAIN WEIGHT, CAN'T TAKE CARE OF THEIR HEALTH, LOSE SLEEP AND PRODUCTIVITY AND OTHERS DON'Tโ“ย Able to get work done and travel enjoying the world? Support Systems! The only answer to succee ย with this lifestyle as a remote professional or a nomadic entrepreneur. Support the show

Jan 30
Marrying Emotions and Logic for Long-Term Goals and Good-for-You Habits - 3 most powerful brain-training practices.

TUNE IN TO LEARN: ON TODAY'S PODCAST I GIVE AWAY MY TOP 3 SECRETS OF COACHING to ANY long-term goal, building and breaking habits. Once you start practicing these - THERE'S NO GOAL OR HABIT YOU'LL BE PROCRASTINATING ON. YOU'LL FINALLY FEEL LIKE YOU ARE IN CONTROL OF YOUR BRAIN. You are the captain of the ship not a lifeless boat thrown from side to side by the currents and storms of life. Support the show

Jan 27
Bust Procrastination with a Simple Dopamine Hack of Your Workflow. Build the life you dream about!

TUNE IN TO LEARN: Angela Duckworth shared this article on procrastination that made me realize WHY PLANNING YOUR WORK IN A SPECIFIC WAY WORKS SO WELL TO BUST THROUGH PROCRASTINATION and getting done anything on time! Especially importan for non-urgent projects that BUILD THE FUTURE YOU DREAM ABOUT. Understand your brain (and dopamine). ๐Ÿง To work WITH your brain VS against it. Support the show

Jan 25
Jesse McGinnis from Shopify - millennial talk about the best practices to build trust and people-first leadership through facilitation of full-human-based connections in the remote world of work.

INTENTIONALITY-FOCUSED: ย  - FROM BEING AGAINST REMOTE TO BEING REMOTE WORK ADVOCATE - Jesseโ€™s personal journey to becoming a thought leader in the space of remote-first leadership;ย  - From software development to helping people and teams of engineers realize what they are capable of;ย  - Building a culture of trust and high performance in a remote setting - you have to start with human relationships;ย  - BUILDING LAYERS OF INTENSITY AND VULNERABILITY THROUGH DIFFERENT COMMUNICATION CHANNELS TO FACILITATE HIGH PERFORMANCE IN A TECH ENVIRONMENT;ย  - CREATING ROOM FOR SMALL TALK through activities that facilitate casual conversations THAT LEAD TO THE DEPTH OF CONNECTIONS;ย  - WHY SO MANY LEADERS GET IN THEIR OWN WAY TRYING TO FACILITATE TRUST, OPENNESS AND VULNERABILITY AMONG PEOPLE - HOW TO AVOID IT;ย  - 3 LAYERS OF BUILDING TRUST AND HOW TO MAKE THEM HAPPEN: fun, real talk, full-human connections;ย  - GAMES AND OTHER TOOLS ONLINE to facilitate genuine human connection;ย  - WHY TRUST IS SO CRUCIAL FOR TEAM PRODUCTIVITY and there are no high-performing teams without trust;ย  - Why itโ€™s important to KNOW โ€œFULL HUMAN BEINGโ€ TO AVOID SOCIAL FRICTIONS ONLINE;ย  - HOW GETTING TO KNOW THE FULL PERSON HELPS LEADERS TO MOTIVATE PEOPLE AT A VERY DEEP LEVEL;ย  - HOW FACILITATING โ€œLETTING THE GUARDS DOWNโ€ FREES UP PEOPLEโ€™S ENERGY FOR WORK - How REMOTE SETTING CAN HELP TO CREATE TRUST FASTER BY REMOVING POWER HIERARCHY;ย  - WHAT THEY DO AT SHOPIFY TO FACILITATE A CULTURE OF TRUST, PRODUCTIVITY AND HIGH PERFORMANCE;ย  - Are they really against meetings at Shopify?ย  - How TRUST FOSTERS INNOVATION in remote setting or anywhere;ย  - JESSEโ€™S THOUGHTS ON BETTER NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS and so much more! TUNE IN! - learn to build deeper connections with people remotely or in person. JESSE MCGINNIS BIO: Growing Eng leaders at Shopify.ย  Helping leaders and teams be their best. Jesse writes about ( technical leadership on his blog, and authored "Embracing Uncertainty" (, offering practical tips and techniques for building and maintaining high-performing teams. - Ungameย  - NYT 36 Questions to fall in love - Casual games: Codenames, Drawasaurus, Gartic Phone, Draw Battle, Geoguessr, AmongUs, Haxball. Connect with Jesse: LinkedIn: Twitter: @elsom25 Website: Email: jesse at Support the show

Jan 23
Eating eggs for high performance and effective recovery. The most effective breathwork for stress management and great sleep.

TUNE IN TO LEARN: PRODUCTIVITY AND HIGH PERFORMANCE ARE ALL ABOUT YOUR ABILITY TO RECOVER and switch between ON and OFF states. YOU CAN ONLY GO AS INTENSE AS YOU CAN RECOVER FROM. ONE NUTRIENT AND ONE TYPE OF BREATHING might be the missing pieces to make your recovery rates phenomenal. "New Stanford Research Confirms the 1 Style of Breath Work That Is Most Effective at Reducing Stress and Improving MoodThe style of your breathing matters." "The Effects of Dietary Choline Deficiency on Neurologic and System-Wide Health" Support the show

Jan 20
The only 3 tools for emotional regulation any entrepreneur and business owner needs to practice or lack of consistency and confidence guaranteed.

TUNE IN TO LEARN: Leila Hormozi made a video about how all SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEURS HAVE THIS SKILL DOWN - EMOTIONAL RESILIENCE, emotional regulation. Your emotions are the primary reason why you give up on your goals or why you lack consistency in action. Support the show

Jan 18
How do you find motivation for the thing you don't want to do?

TUNE IN TO LEARN: This is how you get things done, even the most boring and mundane emails, cold calls, debugging of code and business - cognitive tool that even Elon Musk uses. Its a skill - master it๐Ÿง Support the show

Jan 16
Confidence Boosting Nutrition and Lifestyle: optimizing dopamine, serotonin and oxytocin with simple, research-based habits

TUNE IN TO LEARN: CONFIDENCE DEPENDS ON HIGHER LEVELS OF DOPAMINE, SEROTONIN AND OXYTOCIN. This is how you bring up your base levels of these confidence-building brain molecules. All you need to know based on current brain-body research about lifestyle practices and specific foods and cognitive-behavioral protocols to maintain higher levels of confidence every day. Confidence has a recipe. Support the show

Jan 13
Confidence Building Toolkit: results in business, promotions, dating success depend on it. Research-based cognitive and lifestyle strategies.

TUNE IN TO LEARN: WHY WE ALL HAVE DIFFERENT CONFIDENCE LEVELS; From genes to lifestyle - factors in and out of your control that define your confidence levels; FEMALE AND MALE confidence - which is better? COGNITIVE EXERCISES AND LIFESTYLE HABITS that will help you to build your confidence levels up - confident people get more business opportunities, promotions, and romantic success. YOU CAN'T FAKE IT - BUT YOU CAN MAKE IT! Support the show

Jan 11