Global TV’s caption could have been more precise and labeled me an Adjunct Professor. I am not tenured faculty at SFU (nor is that on my bucket list 😉 ).
I was interviewed on Global TV BC last week as part of their “Health Series: Improving brain fitness”. Some of the discussion was to revolve around software for improving cognition and cognitive productivity.
What I hadn’t noticed in the various communications leading up to the interview was its scheduled duration: just 4 minutes! That includes the time the interviewer takes to ask her questions… So, I was playing their “brain game” that morning: trying to funnel my thoughts on these subjects into very succinct, helpful answers. Not an easy game.
Continue reading A Q & A Brain Game on Brain Games and Self Improvement
Deep work is how brains produce value with knowledge. Thus, those who are better able to engage in deep work tend to generate more value. On average, they will be better able to protect their jobs, obtain promotions, generate sales, and make more money.
Continue reading Focusing in the Age of Information Technology: Leveraging Gallagher’s Rapt, Carr’s The Shallows, Newport’s Deep Work, and Apps for Cognitive Productivity
To execute on CogZest’s mission to help knowledge workers use cognitive science and technology to “Thrive in the Sea of Knowledge”, I’ve written an article for SharpBrains that explains the basics and benefits of productive practice.
5 ideas to help knowledge workers increase lifelong learning and productivity Continue reading SharpBrains Article: 5 Ideas to Help Knowledge Workers Increase Lifelong Learning and Productivity