Power Up Your Mind
Learn Faster, Work Smarter
By (author) Bill Lucas
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Power Up Your Mind by Bill Lucas
Book DescriptionBill Lucas, a leading international expert on life-long learning, shows that while we have learned more about how the brain works in the last decade than we have ever known, only a fraction of this is grasped and applied by most people. Power Up Your Mind applies this practical knowledge for the first time and shows you how to learn. Drawing on research from a wide variety of subject areas, from neuroscience to psychology, from motivation theory to accelerated learning, from memory to diet, this book shows how everyone has the capacity to succeed and how most people use only a very small portion of their talents. For learning to be effective, an understanding of how the brain works is essential and unlike most of the recent thinking on the mind, Lucas connects an understanding of the brain with the reality of the workplace and translates what we know about the brain into useful insights for work. Much work-based training is a waste of time and money because the majority of people are neither emotionally ready nor practically inclined to apply their learning to the way they behave. Power Up Your Mind offers a new model of learning-READY, GO, STEADY-which will revolutionize the way you learn and perform.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781857882759
(234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Publish Date: 20-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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A History of the English Language in 100 Places is a joyous ride through time, where readers can criss-cross the British Isles and the world at large to land in a hundred contrasting places and light on a hundred wonderful topics that bring the extraordinary story of the English language alive.
Connecting Lives and Learning, Paperback (June 2010)» View all books by Bill Lucas
This project is dedicated to connecting learning to student lives, connecting teachers with the latest middle years research, and better connecting primary and secondary schools to keep students at school longer. It helps teachers use students' everyday experience and expertise to develop new ways of teaching and learning.
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Author Biography - Bill Lucas
Bill Lucas is the Chief Executive of the Campaign for Learning. He is in demand as a speaker and workshop leader on learning matters. He advises many organisations, including BT, National Grid, Centrica, Microsoft, Lloyd's TSB. Andersen Consulting and the UK's Department for Trade and Industry on how to be more successful through learning. Bill is the author of more than twenty books, including, most recently, The Future of Corporate Learning for the UK government.
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