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Learn How To Edit Your DNA 

Fight Back Against Cancer and Atherosclerosis While Understanding the Immune System

Ethics/Fraud and the Brain

Your Immune System and Oral Ecology 

What defends you all day and never asks for thanks? Your immune system! But what exactly is the immune system? You never think about this  until something goes wrong and you become sick. But the more you know about your disease fighting antibodies, the more you can modify your lifestyle to increase your immune systems efficiency and effectiveness at keeping you healthy and filled with energy to make it through another wondrous day. This program will travel deep into the immune system where you will discover how your mouth, skin, white blood cells and other parts of your body keeps fighting to keep you healthy all day. 

 

Reducing Anxiety in the Dental Chair/Practice Five Stress Reduction Techniques and Other Methods for Reducing the Gag Reflex in Patients 

Discover the science behind the gag reflex and methods for dealing with patients that are fearful of being in the dental chair

 

Discover How We Can Edit Our DNA

You May be Turned On By Food But Discover How Genes Get Turned On By Food and Nutrition      

You have heard it many times. Humans are a product of nature and nurture. When it comes to our health we are a product of our genes and our lifestyle. There is a twist to this old saying. The good new is we have more control over our genes than what science had originally told us. We may indeed be a product of our genes but we are learning more everyday how our lifestyle may improve the quality of our genes. Explore how improving our nutrition, exercise and emotions can literally change our genes.

 

Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Metabolic Syndrome, C-Reactive Protein, Lipoprotein a, Pattern b, Homocysteine, Diabetes, Periodontal Disease and Glycemic Index

It is important to stay current about advances in nutrition and health with limited amounts of free time . This program not only delivers information on the new risk factors of heart disease but also demonstrates memory techniques to store and access this information. This seminar also includes information on fat metabolism and inflammation. Within one hour you will understand the relationship of fat cells to leptin, cortisol, adenopectin, resistin, angiotensin and interleukin 6.

 

Your Immune System and New Discoveries In Gut Health Part 1

The Effect of Food on the Immune System and Cancer

What defends you all day and never asks for thanks? Your immune system! But what exactly is the immune system? You never think about this system of your body until something goes wrong and you become sick. But the more you know about your disease fighting antibodies, the more you can modify your lifestyle to increase your immune systems efficiency and effectiveness at keeping you healthy and filled with energy to make it through another wondrous day. This program will travel deep into the immune system where you will discover how your skin, white blood cells and gut bacteria are continuously fighting to keep you healthy all day. We will also discover new cancer research studies including the emerging field of immunotherapy.

 

Your Immune System and New Discoveries in Immunotherapy and Atherosclerosis Part 2

The Effect of Food on the Immune System and Atheroslerosis

What defends you all day and never asks for thanks? Your immune system. But what exactly is the immune system? You never think about this little known system of your body until something goes wrong and you become sick. But the more you know about your disease fighting antibodies, the more you can modify your lifestyle to increase your immune systems efficiency and effectiveness at keeping you healthy and filled with energy to make it through another wondrous day. This program will travel deep into the immune system where you will discover how your skin, white blood cells and gut bacteria are continuously fighting to keep you healthy all day. We will also cover new cancer research discoveries including immunotherapy as well as discovering the relationship between your immune system and atherosclerosis.

 

Super Foods from Around the World to Enhance the Immune System

The world is a giant supermarket stocked with super foods that are not only pleasing to the palate but have also been known to improve your health. Take a tour through various countries as we explore the benefits of wild salmon in Alaska, miso soup in the Orient, beans in Mexico to the benefits of using Curry in India. We will hop a ship to Europe as we discover the benefits of the Mediterranean diet and journey back to America to explore the chemical properties and benefits of everyday foods such as broccoli, oatmeal and whole grains.

 

Here is What We Told You About Nutrition and the Brain

Here is What We Currently Know When it Comes to Developing Highly Intelligent Employees

So much has evolved in the world of nutrition and especially it’s relationship to the brain and how information is processed. There are so many facts about nutrition that we thought were true, only to find out that science marches on and what we originally knew as fact has now changed.  

 

This seminar will reveal how prevalent obesity is in the country and also establish the relationship between obesity and super-foods and the effect that these very very nutritious foods have on the ability for employees to absorb and retain information. We will also discover clever tips for improving nutrition compliance in our fast food loving fast paced world. You will also be on the edge of your seat as you and your team compete to win valuable prizes in the Nutrition Game Show.

 

Ethics, Accountability and the Brain

Discover the Inner Workings of the Brain in Someone Who is Not Accountable and How to Detect When They Are Lying

Were you ever curious to know what goes inside the head of someone who is not accountable? Just like everything else in life, it is much easier to fix a problem if you know what is causing that problem. This program will explore the inner reaches of the brain as we discover why normally honest, hard working people who start out wanting to do the right thing never seem to accomplish what they have set out to do. We will also learn how to redirect them toward success and accountability. 

In addition to understanding what goes on inside the brain of someone who never seems accountable we will also learn how to read the signs of someone who is lying.

We conclude this program by discovering how how to decrease stress and increase focus for improved productivity throughout the day.

Make The Joint Commission Happy!

Improving Patient Safety by Controlling Medical Professionals Emotions, Developing Creative Solutions to Problem Solving, Utilizing Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills, Developing Resilience and Learning How to Control the Amygdala (Emotional Section of the Brain)

 

  • Prevent Medical Errors and Improve Patient Safety

  • Develop strategies for preventing medication errors

  • Discover how to change from a state of depression & anxiety to one of calm productivity & focus 

  •  Sharpen memory, stay focused on patients and reduce medical errors by improving work relations and office  harmony 

  •  Practice effective sleep techniques, taking care of yourself and resilience, which would result in increased vigilance

  •  Understand brain chemistry and explore which sections of the brain increase vigilance and which are responsible for  increasing medical errors                                                        

  • Discover the myth behind and the dangers of multi-tasking

  •  Learn how to juggle a demanding work schedule while learning how to refocus when confronted with multiple demands and stimuli

 

We could then finish off with the following:

 

 A. The most effective time to brainstorm ideas for reducing patient errors           

 B. How to approach your department so no one feels defensive and are receptive to change                                                                                                                                               

C. How to utilize creativity and brainstorming techniques for determining what could go wrong and what needs to be done to prevent mistakes

 D. Checklists and how the order of certain procedures can reduce the risk of medical errors

    - A quick example is found in the financial industry: If customers at an automated teller machine receive their bank card  

      first and then receive their money there is a reduced risk that they will forget their card than if they receive their money        first       

     -  Another example would be linking what definitely will get done  with what usually gets forgotten. If staff is  

        continually forgetting a procedure, link what they normally forget to what is considered routine

Techniques for Promoting Peace and Harmony in Your Life and the Lives of Your Patients and Fellow Employees

Understanding and Improving Emotional Intelligence

Reduce Your Stress and Improve Your Focus While Getting Along with Fellow Employees, Patients and Family Members

 

If your bills are piling up and your spirits are as low as your 401 K this seminar is for you. Discover how to reduce your stress and increase your focus while learning how to improve your creativity and get along with others at work.

 

Positive Thoughts Lead to Positive Results

How to Tune up your Attitude and Prevent your Engine from Burning Out

We create our own reality. Our positive thoughts create our positive feelings and our positive feelings lead to positive behavior. Discover how to recharge your life and send your world into positive territory and achieve the results that have been waiting for you your entire life.

 

Love your Job! Love your Life!

Discover how to love your job and your life by learning how to communicate with yourself and fellow team members. This one hour program will transform your life by delivering tips on how to use creative thinking to reduce stress, change perspective and improve productivity. Experience how to change from a state of depression and anxiety to one of happiness, hope and productivity; but perhaps most important of all, we will learn about the magical benefits of incorporating humor in our lives.

 

Behavior Modification ... The Science Behind Motivation ... Discover how to Dream, Believe and Achieve! 

Sure this very funny and uplifting motivational program is packed with information on setting goals and lighting a fire under your passions, but after learning the secrets behind these powerful behavior modification techniques you'll learn how to effortlessly be driven toward your dreams. You should only choose this program if you want to laugh and learn about improving your career, finances, relationships with fellow employees and family members and are interested in developing consistent exercise and nutrition habits. 

 

Decision Making, Team Work and Leadership  

Improving Productivity with Three Quick Steps to Creative Problem Solving

From Conflict to Cooperation ...How to Mediate a Dispute

Improving Emotional Intelligence and Understanding What Goes On Inside the Brain While Getting Along With Others 

What do heads of companies, comedy writers, advertising executives, medical staff services professionals and parents have in common? Creative problem solving! When used correctly the same techniques used to run a company, improve sales, write a joke, launch an ad campaign, get along with others and raise a family are very similar. In addition to learning these three techniques that will give you the ability to invent solutions to personal and corporate problems, you will also learn the techniques of parallel thinking. With parallel thinking you will no longer have to argue in the board room or the family room. Parallel thinking will lead you to solving problems together and uniting to arrive at mutually beneficial solutions.

 

Getting Along with Difficult People while Learning how to Make Friends with Stress

In order to get along with difficult people we must learn how to center ourselves and stay in a positive emotional frame. Within one hour you will learn how your emotions interfere with critical thinking and how to harness the power of the Pre-frontal cortex for intelligent and creative problem solving. You will also learn how to disarm confrontational behavior and how to turn potential adversaries into respectful partners working toward a common goal. Topping off this seminar will be information on the power of humor and its role in diffusing difficult situations and turning frustrating experiences into humorous dramatization. 

 

How to Instantly Change from a State of Depression and Anxiety to one of Happiness, Hope and Productivity 

I thought about changing this title until I realized there were no other headings that accurately describe this program. Within 20 minutes you and your patients will discover three techniques that literally make it impossible to not feel elated and motivated to plan and execute your goals.

 

Humor for the Health of it

Can you think of a better way to invest an hour? How would you like to learn how to discover a fresh perspective on life while learning how to view the world through a comedian’s eye? Would you like to learn how humor can increase creativity, productivity, memory and reduce the incidence of disease? Discover all this and more while you learn how to change from a state of depression and anxiety to one of happiness, hope and productivity. You will also discover how to develop autonomous children and promote positive change. 

 

The History of the Stock Market and How to Minimize Risk

Did you ever notice your eyes glaze over when your financial advisor talks about asset allocation? To a fearful investor this concept has all the meaning of a cliche. In order for clients to feel confident being in the market, they have to understand the history of market fluctuations with examples of how to minimize risk.

 

Behavioral Economics and the Three Best Ways to Motivate Yourself to Save and Invest for the Future

Buy high, sell low. What would ever convince us to design such an investment scheme? Don’t blame it on the pre-frontal cortex, the section of the brain responsible for logical investing. Surprisingly it’s the amygdala, the emotional section of the brain, which is one of the reasons why a majority of novice and even a few “seasoned” investors seem to consistently come up short. Discover how the amygdala constantly interferes with investor logic and profit. Learn about the amygdala so it no longer has power over you and can no longer interfere with intelligent investment decisions.

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Resilience

Developing Resilience plus Taking Care of Yourself so you can Take Care of Business

Taking care of yourself means more than setting sail on your annual cruise or lying down to a weekly back massage. In order to truly take care of yourself you have to start with the basics. If you can’t control stress, enjoy a good night sleep, and if you are suffering from back pain, then it doesn’t matter where you where you go or how many times someone releases the tension between your shoulder blades.  If you are rushing around with the same pile of papers on your desk after you close those office doors behind you as when you walked in, if you walk in the supermarket attempting to buy shaving cream and absent-mindedly walk out with whipped cream, then it doesn’t matter how many glasses of wine and double lattes you down as you aspire to achieve daily bliss. To truly take care of yourself you may want to pamper yourself with the following:

  • Discover five stress reduction techniques that will put you in control of your emotions 

  • Learn five sleep techniques that will have you nodding off as soon as your head hits the pillow

  • Prevent/treat low back pain with these seven flexibility and strength training exercises

  • Reduce the risk of injury on the job

  • Take control back in your life with this program on time management

  • Remember important information with these easy to learn memory techniques 

 

Developing an Entrepreneurial Spirit in the Workplace

 

How to Thrive in a World of Change 

Change is inevitable so eventually we will all learn to adapt. The question you have to ask yourself is, “am I an early adopter or a laggard”?

If you are an early adopter you will be leading the pack. If you are a laggard you will feel as if you are being dragged along. The efficient way to become an early adopter and thrive in a world of change is to develop a growth vs a fixed mindset. A person with a fixed mind set asks, “what is wrong with the world” while a person with a growth mind set asks, “how can I improve upon this situation”? The last question you have to ask yourself is," which mindset will I need to thrive in a world of change?". That question should be easy to answer.

 

Accountability and the Brain

Discover the Inner Workings of the Brain in Someone Who is Not Accountable and How to Detect When They Are Lying

Were you ever curious to know what goes inside the head of someone who is not accountable? Just like everything else in life, it is much easier to fix a problem if you know what is causing that problem. This program will explore the inner reaches of the brain as we discover why normally honest, hard working people who start out wanting to do the right thing never seem to accomplish what they have set out to do. We will also learn how to redirect them toward success and accountability. 

In addition to understanding what goes on inside the brain of someone who never seems accountable we will also learn how to read the signs of someone who is lying.

We conclude this program by discovering how how to decrease stress and increase focus for improved productivity throughout the day.

 

Improve Employee Morale 

Motivation, Strategic Thinking and Ownership

This uplifting and motivational program will have you laughing and learning while you develop techniques for getting employees excited about their work and developing a culture where change is not only accepted but something to look forward to. In addition to learning how to think strategically, you and your employees will practice how to think creatively. The old concept of “thinking out of the box” is difficult to incorporate because it does not give the listener a path on how to incorporate creativity into their thinking. By learning the techniques that chief executive officers, entrepreneurs, marketers and believe it or not even stand up comedians use, you and your staff will be able to incorporate creative thinking into every aspect of your day.   

 

In order to have employees develop an entrepreneurial attitude at work it is important for them to have a sense of ownership. This is where the concept of fixed and growth mind set come in to play. A fixed mind set blames the rest of the world while a growth mind set realizes that the power to change is inside us all.

 

Ethics and the Brain:

Discover the Inner Workings of the Brain in Someone Who Commits Fraud and How to Detect When They are Lying 

Were you ever curious to know what goes inside the head of someone who commits fraud? Just like everything else in life, it is much easier to fix a problem if you know what is causing that problem. This program will explore the inner reaches of the brain as we discover why normally honest, hard working people slide into the world of illegal activity. We will also discover how our own brain functions and how to decrease our stress and increase our focus for improved productivity throughout the day. In addition to understanding what goes on inside the brain of someone that commits fraud we will also learn how to read the signs of someone who is lying. 

 

Taking Care of Your Patients and Producing a Healthier Workforce

 

Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Metabolic Syndrome, C-Reactive Protein, Lipoprotein a, Pattern b, Homocysteine, Diabetes, Periodontal Disease and Glycemic Index

It is important to stay current about advances in nutrition and health with limited amounts of free time . This program not only delivers information on the new risk factors of heart disease but also demonstrates memory techniques to store and access this information. This seminar also includes information on fat metabolism and inflammation. Within one hour you will understand the relationship of fat cells to leptin, cortisol, adenopectin, resistin, angiotensin and interleukin 6.

 

Behavior Modification Techniques to Improve Exercise Compliance, Healthy Eating Habits and How to Control a Ravishing Appetite

Overcoming Obesity

Tips to improve exercise compliance and improve dietary habits include understanding that it takes approximately 30-60 days to break old habits and 90 days to develop new ones. This topic will discuss how to "stay in the game" long enough to make it to the 90th day. You will also learn about the seven foods that help to control a ravishing appetite and how to time your meals to outwit those hunger pangs. As an option, this course can also include the Nutrition Game Show, Shopping Spree and Restaurant Role Playing. The exercise option includes how to develop your own home gym on a shoe-string budget when you lack time and/or enthusiasm.

 

Synergism/How Changing Our Environment can Influence What we Eat and How we Move

No man, woman or child is an island when it comes to improving nutrition and exercise habits. Scientists have now discovered that our health is influenced not just by our physical environment and friends and relatives but also by your friends and relatives contacts as well. That's right. It is now a proven fact that friends of friends, people we have never even met, have an influence on our eating and exercise habits. How could this be? The people you come in contact with on a regular basis are influenced directly by their inner circle. Since your friends actions and behavior is a reflection of  contacts you have never met, these "strangers" still have an effect on what you think and do.

 

Our physical environment has a direct influence on what we eat and how we move. Learn how to rally your community to change a haphazard physical environment filled with culinary temptations to one that will easily nudge your students into healthy, fit and well nourished citizens.

 

Super Foods from Around the World

The world is a giant supermarket stocked with superfoods that are not only pleasing to the palate but have also been known to improve our health. Take a tour through various countries as we explore the benefits of Wild Salmon in Alaska, Miso Soup in the Orient, beans in Mexico to the benefits of using Curry in India. We will hop a ship to Europe as we discover the benefits of the Mediterranean diet and journey back to America to explore the chemical properties and benefits of everyday foods such as broccoli, oatmeal and whole grains.

                                                                 

What's on and in Your Mind? Explore the Anatomy and Pharmacology of the Brain and it's Influence on Behavior and Addictive Personalities

Did you ever wonder why some people are more empathetic than others? Did you ever ponder how some people are easy to get along with while others become riled very easily? This one hour program will delve into the mysteries of the brain. Understand how addictions can sneak up on us and control our behavior, discover how memories are stored and retrieved more easily when you are emotionally interested in a subject. Understand how some people have to have things go exactly their way or they become frustrated. You will even explore what happens to our brains when we are sleeping. The brain! It's something to think about.

 

Therapeutic Exercise to the Rescue

What do fibromyalgia, low back pain, tight hamstrings, arthritis and metabolic syndrome have in common? They can all be managed with therapeutic exercise. By learning the type, duration, frequency and intensity of these exercises, you and you're clients will not only learn how to prevent these physical maladies but also learn how to intervene and rehabiliate existing illnesses.

 

Injury Prevention to Reduce Those Expensive Disability Claims

Learn how therapeutic exercise and proper ergonomic movement can reduce those pesky and expensive disability claims. This topic also includes stress reduction and sleep techniques which will help reduce the risk of injury on the job.

 

Discover the Relationship Between Sleep, Stress, Humor and Hypertension

Getting a good night sleep, reducing stress levels and learning how to laugh at life's frustrations may be just as important as exercise and nutrition in lowering blood pressure. Lack of sleep and high stress levels increase Cortisol, which not only boosts abdominal fat and exacerbates cellular inflammation but also increases blood pressure. Learn about the physiology and biochemistry of sleep, stress and fat metabolism and how you can use stress reduction techniques, sleep techniques, exercise, nutrition tips and humor to help control hypertension.

 

Apnea? Maybe it’s Time to Sleep on it

Can’t get to sleep at night? This seminar will reveal five sleep techniques that will have you falling asleep before your head hits the pillow. In addition to discovering the five sleep techniques that are necessary to combat insomnia in the healthy population, updated medical information on Sleep Apnea will also be included. 

 

Sleep Apnea can be divided into two categories: Central and Obstructive. Central Apnea is caused by the respiratory center of the brain’s inability to respond to chemical stimulation in the bloodstream while Obstructive Sleep Apnea, which affects 20 % of the population, is caused by a collapsed airway.

 

Fortunately, with the wide array of treatment options ranging from Continuous, Variable and Automatic Positive Airway Pressure to a Mandibular Advancement Splint, advanced research in Sleep Apnea, can help patients wake up refreshed. 

 

Quitting the Addiction and Habit of Cigarette Smoking

How to Get Your Cigarettes to Butt Out

In order for cigarette smokers to “kick the habit” it is imperative that they develop a two pronged attack which also takes into consideration their accompanying addiction. Once their habit and addiction have been extinguished the next phase is learning how to use behavior modification techniques to prevent any chance of returning to their previous behavior. 

 

Motivational Interviewing

This seminar will shine a new light on motivating patients to change. Instead of teaching or lecturing to clients, the practitioner empowers clients to find the path and motivation to change on their own. In the past, clients amygdala or emotional section of their brain would become exacerbated when "lectured to" or "talked at", and as a result they would be resistant to change. By asking open ended questions and showing empathy, clients will lower their defenses and focus on the action necessary to meet their goals. 

 

Taking Positive Steps to Replace Negative Behavior

Telling staff and patients to discontinue self destructive habits can sometimes result in reinforcing that behavior. Replacing negative behavior with positive can lead to extinguishing old habits effortlessly and permanently.

 

Wellness Makes the Medicine go Down                                                                                                Non-Pharmacologic Interventions for Reducing Stress, Improving Sleep and Decreasing Inflammation in the Patient Population

  Add stress reduction techniques for patients on Prozac

  Show patients five sleep techniques to free them from Ambien

  Demonstrate five lower back exercises if they are popping Ibuprofen for lower back pain

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Improving Cognitive Impairment

 

Mind Games

How to Develop a Powerful Memory you'll Never Forget

Wake Up to a Powerful Memory 

You and your patients can wake up to a powerful memory once you discover the relationship between sleep, stress, cortisol and your ability to store and access information. In addition to learning how to improve sleep habits, decrease stress and increase focus, this seminar also includes the four basic principles for improving memory as well as tips for overcoming absent-mindedness. As a bonus we will also reveal how humor techniques can improve memory retention.

 

Navigating Fresh Approaches To:

 

Time Management

Having the Time of Your Life

How to get 25 Hours out of a 24 Hour Day  

Isn't it amazing how the math never works out? If you sleep eight hours and work eight hours doesn't it seem that there should be eight more hours left for you? What happens to a third of the day? Where is the time for you? Well if you ever wanted to make 25 hours out of a 24 hour day, you definitely want to make time for this program. By improvingefficiency and effectiveness and by learning time management, behavior modification and memory techniques you will find that extra hour you have been searching.

Conflict Resolution and Running Effective Meetings

Strategic Design and Creative Thinking for Conflict Resolution and Running Effective Meetings

How To Use Critical Thinking to Collaborate and Develop Solutions to Complex Problems 

Did you notice that making decisions is is not as easy as it once was? In the past you would whip up a few solutions to just about any problem and you would be on to your next task. The last few years you may have realized that society is becoming more complex and solutions to problems are not that easy to solve. You also may have realized that solutions to problems also lead to unintended consequences which make your situation worse than it originally was. I have good news for you. You are not alone in this thinking. Just ask a few friends or associates and you will find that they are running into the same realization that simple solutions are not capable of tackling todays complex problems. This program will deliver a clear path to understanding how to confront todays complex and intertwined problems. You will learn how to approach problems that you have to solve on your own or within a group setting.

 

Beyond the Ordinary: How to Think Creatively and Work as a Team In Improving the 

Decision Making, Team Work and Leadership  

Improving Productivity with Three Quick Steps to Creative Problem Solving 

From Conflict to Cooperation ...How to Mediate a Dispute

What do heads of companies, comedy writers, advertising executives, accountants, health care quality professionals and parents have in common? Creative problem solving! When used correctly the same techniques used to run a company, improve sales, write a joke, launch an ad campaign, think creatively, improve the art of caring and raising a family are very similar. In addition to learning these three techniques that will give you the ability to invent solutions to personal and corporate problems, you will also learn the techniques of parallel thinking. With parallel thinking you will no longer have to argue in the board room or the family room. Parallel thinking will lead you to solving problems together and uniting to arrive at mutually beneficial solutions.

Strategic Design and Creative Thinking To Improve the Art of Caring

In order to improve the art of caring, medical professionals must have complete empathy for their patients. We must have complete empathy, not just sympathy!  Only when we viscerally feel what our patients are feeling can we truly care for them and ensure that our decisions are based on our patients quality of care. The following two seminars on Strategic Thinking and Creative Thinking will give us the tools to change the art of caring into the science of caring. You can only improve the art of caring when you have learned how to reframe difficult problems through empathy.

 

How To Use Critical Thinking to Collaborate and Develop Solutions to Complex Problems 

Did you notice that making decisions is is not as easy as it once was? In the past you would whip up a few solutions to just about any problem and you would be on to your next task. The last few years you may have realized that society is becoming more complex and solutions to problems are not that easy to solve. You also may have realized that solutions to problems also lead to unintended consequences which make your situation worse than it originally was. I have good news for you. You are not alone in this thinking. Just ask a few friends or associates and you will find that they are running into the same realization that simple solutions are not capable of tackling todays complex problems. This program will deliver a clear path to understanding how to confront todays complex and intertwined problems. You will learn how to approach problems that you have to solve on your own or within a group setting.

 

Beyond the Ordinary: How to Think Creatively and Work as a Team in Improving the Art of Caring for Our Patients 

Decision Making, Team Work and Leadership  

Improving Productivity with Three Quick Steps to Creative Problem Solving 

From Conflict to Cooperation ...How to Mediate a Dispute

What do heads of companies, comedy writers, advertising executives, accountants, medical staff service professionals and parents have in common? Creative problem solving! When used correctly the same techniques used to run a company, improve sales, write a joke, launch an ad campaign, think creatively, improve the art of caring and raising a family are very similar. In addition to learning these three techniques that will give you the ability to invent solutions to personal and corporate problems, you will also learn the techniques of parallel thinking. With parallel thinking you will no longer have to argue in the board room or the family room. Parallel thinking will lead you to solving problems together and uniting to arrive at mutually beneficial solutions.

 

Overcoming Obesity, Behavior Modification Techniques and Motivational Interviewing

Behavior Modification Techniques to Improve Exercise Compliance, Healthy Eating Habits and How to Control a Ravishing Appetite

Tips to improve exercise compliance and improve dietary habits include understanding that it takes approximately 30-60 days to break old habits and 90 days to develop new ones. This topic will discuss how to "stay in the game" long enough to make it to the 90th day. You will also learn about the seven foods that help to control a ravishing appetite and how to time your meals to outwit those hunger pangs. You will also be able to give your patients three simple but delicious recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner which will help anchor them toward healthy eating and controlling their cravings. The exercise portion of this program will show you how your patients can develop their own home gym on a shoe-string budget and how they can overcome the excuses of, "I have no time and I can't get motivated". 

 

What's on and in Your Mind? Explore the Anatomy and Pharmacology of the Brain and it's Influence on Behavior and Addictive Personalities

Did you ever wonder why some students are more compliant than others? Did you ever wonder why other students are resistant to change? Well stay tuned for some exciting answers to these formerly confounding questions. Within one hour we will explore the brain and discover what makes your students do what they do. You will also understand how addictions can sneak up on your students and control their behavior. Fortunately, we will also discover how to gently but effectively break these habits.

 

Taking Positive Steps to Replace Negative Behavior

Telling students to discontinue self destructive habits can sometimes result in reinforcing that behavior. Replacing negative behavior with positive can lead to extinguishing old habits effortlessly and permanently.

 

Motivational Interviewing

This seminar will shine new light on motivating students to change. Instead of teaching, it is just as important to empower students to find the path and motivation to change on their own. In the past, student’s amygdala or emotional section of their brain would become exacerbated when "lectured to" or "talked at" and as a result they would be resistant to change. By asking open ended questions and showing empathy, defenses are lowered and goals can now be met with increased focus and action.   

 

Synergism/How Changing Our Environment can Influence What we Eat and How we Move

No man, woman or child is an island when it comes to improving nutrition and exercise habits. Scientists have now discovered that our health is influenced not just by our physical environment and friends and relatives but also by your friends and relatives contacts as well. That's right. It is now a proven fact that friends of friends, people we have never even met, have an influence on our eating and exercise habits. How could this be? The people you come in contact with on a regular basis are influenced directly by their inner circle. Since your friends actions and behavior is a reflection of  contacts you have never met, these "strangers" still have an effect on what you think and do.

 

Our physical environment has a direct influence on what we eat and how we move. Learn how to rally your community to change a haphazard physical environment filled with culinary temptations to one that will easily nudge your students into healthy, fit and well nourished citizens.

 

Super Foods from Around the World

The world is a giant supermarket stocked with superfoods that are not only pleasing to the palate but have also been known to improve our health. Take a tour through various countries as we explore the benefits of Wild Salmon in Alaska, Miso Soup in the Orient, beans in Mexico to the benefits of using Curry in India. We will hop a ship to Europe as we discover the benefits of the Mediterranean diet and journey back to America to explore the chemical properties and benefits of everyday foods such as broccoli, oatmeal and whole grains.

 

Getting to the Heart of the Matter                                                                                              

Metabolic Syndrome, C-Reactive Protein, Lipoprotein a, Pattern b, Homocysteine, Diabetes, Periodontal Disease and Glycemic Index

It is important to stay current about advances in nutrition and health with limited amounts of free time . This program not only delivers information on the new risk factors of heart disease but also demonstrates memory techniques to store and access this information. This seminar also includes information on fat metabolism and inflammation. Within one hour you will understand the relationship of fat cells to leptin, cortisol, adenopectin, resistin, angiotensin and interleukin 6     

                                                            

What's on and in Your Mind? Explore the Anatomy and Pharmacology of the Brain and it's Influence on Behavior and Addictive Personalities

Did you ever wonder why some people are more empathetic than others? Did you ever ponder how some people are easy to get along with while others become riled very easily? This one hour program will delve into the mysteries of the brain. Understand how addictions can sneak up on us and control our behavior, discover how memories are stored and retrieved more easily when you are emotionally interested in a subject. Understand how some people have to have things go exactly their way or they become frustrated. You will even explore what happens to our brains when we are sleeping. The brain! It's something to think about.

 

Discover the Relationship Between Sleep, Stress, Humor, Obesity and Hypertension

Getting a good night sleep, reducing stress levels and learning how to laugh at life's frustrations may be just as important as exercise and nutrition in decreasing obesity and lowering blood pressure. Lack of sleep and high stress levels increase Cortisol, which not only boosts abdominal fat and exacerbates cellular inflammation but also increases blood pressure. Learn about the physiology and biochemistry of sleep, stress and fat metabolism and how you can use stress reduction techniques, sleep techniques, exercise, nutrition tips and humor to help overeating, lethargy and control hypertension.

 

Positive Thoughts Lead to Positive Results

How to Tune up your Attitude and Prevent your Engine from Burning Out

We create our own reality. Our positive thoughts create our positive feelings and our positive feelings lead to positive behavior. Discover how to recharge your life and send your world into positive territory and achieve the results that have been waiting for you your entire life.

 

Behavior Modification ... The Science Behind Motivation

Sure this very funny and uplifting motivational program is packed with information on setting goals and lighting a fire under your patients' passions, but after learning the secrets behind these powerful behavior modification techniques, you will discover how your patients can effortlessly be driven towards their dreams. You should only choose this program if you want to laugh and learn about improving your patients lives while they develop consistent exercise and nutrition habits. 

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How to Avoid Getting Sued in the Office

 

Learning how to Focus on Patients to Reduce Medical Errors

Medical Professionals wash their hands between patients but it is just as important that they wash their emotions between patients as well. This program will give you the tools necessary to physically change your state and give you the ability to feel refreshed between patients. These techniques are also effective in combatting your patient’s depression and anxiety. Within 20 minutes you and your patients will discover three techniques that literally make it impossible to not feel elated and motivated to plan and execute future goals.

 

How to Speak so your Patients will Listen plus How to Speak to Your Patients so you don't get Sued

Studies have actually been done to prove that patients do not sue medical professionals that know how to relate to them emotionally. Many times it is not what you say to your patients but how you say it that determines whether your patients respect what you have to say or secretly blame you for mistakes that have been done to them. Discover the five mistakes that medical professional’s make in interacting with their patients and how to improve your doctor patient relationship.    

 

How to Deal with Stress While Being Sued plus How to Think Clearly, Cleverly and Critically

Just the thought of being sued causes your heart beat to race and your breathing to become erratic while critical thinking is difficult to grasp … just when you need it the most. These two programs will give you the tools necessary to decrease your stress and increase your focus while you develop the skills to think clearly, cleverly and critically.  

 

Motivational Interviewing

This seminar will shine new light on motivating patients to change. Instead of teaching, physicians’ empower patients to find the path and motivation to change on their own. In the past, patient’s amygdala or emotional section of their brain would become exacerbated when "lectured to" or "talked at" and as a result they would be resistant to change. By asking open ended questions and showing empathy, defenses are lowered and goals can now be met with increased focus and action.   

 

Decrease your Stress and Enhance the Doctor Patient Relationship While Managing Office Productivity and Harmony

In order to improve office harmony and productivity it is imperative to control emotions and improve organizational skills. This program will deliver the tools necessary to control stress levels, improve interaction among staff and discover how to improve office efficiency and effectiveness.

 

Taking Positive Steps to Replace Negative Behavior

Telling staff and patients to discontinue self destructive habits can sometimes result in reinforcing that behavior. Replacing negative behavior with positive can lead to extinguishing old habits effortlessly and permanently.

 

Stop Bullying Now

Just as you cannot solve a problem until you know what is causing that problem, you cannot stop horizontal bullying until you know what is going on inside the brain of a bully. This program will explore what motivates a bully to act out on fellow fellow employees and will demonstrate simple but powerful behavior modification techniques to go inside the brain of the bully and change their behavior. As a bonus you will also discover creativity techniques to give you the tools necessary to getting along with difficult people and to solve not only work place bullying but many dilemmas in your community. 

 

Understanding the Childhood and Adult Brains' While Developing Creative Ways to Find the One Thing that can Make a Difference in a Person's Life

 

What's on and in Your Mind? Explore the Anatomy and Pharmacology of the Brain and it's Influence on Spending, Gambling, Drug Abuse and Addictive Personalities

Did you ever wonder why some people can handle money effortlessly while others are constantly in a losing battle at the gambling table? Did you ever wonder why some people are easily addicted to nicotine, alcohol, oxycontin and methamphetamine or even food? You might even be close friends or related to someone who becomes overcome with “shoppers high”. This one hour program will delve into the mysteries of the brain. Understand how spending and addictions can sneak up on us and control our behavior. Discover how learning about the inner workings of the brain can help us understand our own spending and investing behavior and how we all can become financially independent. Understand how the the brain attempts to control our ability for cravings. Spend more time learning about why we do what we do while the audience becomes the chemicals of the brain. It's difficult to forget the names and actions of the chemicals in your brain when you can relate them to Sally or Mike on the front row.

 

Understanding the Brain So You Can Understand Your Patients

What's on and in Your Mind? It's Important to Understand the Inner Workings of the Brain for Families to Get Along With Each Other

Did you ever wonder why some people are more empathetic than others? Did you ever ponder how some people are easy to get along with while others become riled very easily? This one hour program will delve into the mysteries of the brain. Understand how addictions can sneak up on us and control our behavior, discover how memories are stored and retrieved more easily when you are emotionally interested in a subject. Understand how some people have to have things go exactly their way or they become frustrated. Discover the mysteries of the traumatized brain. You will even explore what happens to our brains when we are sleeping. The brain! It's something to think about.

 

Seminars for Improving Health, Intelligence and Creative Thinking

 

Super Foods from Around the World

The world is a giant supermarket stocked with super foods that are not only pleasing to the palate but have also been known to improve our health. Take a tour through various countries as we explore the benefits of Wild Salmon in Alaska, Miso Soup in the Orient, beans in Mexico to the benefits of using Curry in India. We will hop a ship to Europe as we discover the benefits of the Mediterranean diet and journey back to America to explore the chemical properties and benefits of everyday foods such as broccoli, oatmeal and whole grains.

 

Here is What We Told You About Nutrition and the Brain

Here is What We Currently Know When it Comes to Developing Highly Intelligent Employees

So much has evolved in the world of nutrition and especially it’s relationship to the brain and how information is processed. There are so many facts about nutrition that we thought were true, only to find out that science marches on and what we originally knew as fact has now changed.  

 

This seminar will reveal how prevalent obesity is in the country and also establish the relationship between obesity and super-foods and the effect that these very very nutritious foods have on the ability for employees to absorb and retain information. We will also discover clever tips for improving nutrition compliance in our fast food loving fast paced world. You will also be on the edge of your seat as you and your team compete to win valuable prizes in the Nutrition Game Show.

 

Beyond the Ordinary: How to Think Creatively and Work as a Team 

Critical Thinking and Utilizing Creative Concepts for Problem Solving and Planning for the Future

Decision Making, Team Work and Leadership  

Improving Productivity with Three Quick Steps to Creative Problem Solving 

From Conflict to Cooperation ...How to Mediate a Dispute

What do heads of companies, comedy writers, advertising executives, accountants, medical professionals and parents have in common? Creative problem solving! When used correctly the same techniques used to run a company, improve sales, write a joke, launch an ad campaign, think creatively and raise a family are very similar. In addition to learning these three techniques that will give you the ability to invent solutions to personal and corporate problems, you will also learn the techniques of parallel thinking. With parallel thinking you will no longer have to argue in the board room or the family room. Parallel thinking will lead you to solving problems together and uniting to arrive at mutually beneficial solutions.

 

Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurial Attitudes Are Forged Under Pressure                                               Just as diamonds are forged from coal that is placed under pressure we have the same ability to metamorphosize into greatness. This seminar will give you the tools necessary to focus under pressure. You will learn how positive thoughts can lead to positive results and discover how to streamline your thinking when outside stressors attempt to hijack the thinking and creative sections of your brain. 

How to Use Critical Thinking to Collaborate and Develop Solutions to Complex Problems 

Did you notice that making decisions is is not as easy as it once was? In the past you would whip up a few solutions to just about any problem and you would be on to your next task. The last few years you may have realized that society is becoming more complex and solutions to problems are not that easy to solve. You also may have realized that solutions to problems also lead to unintended consequences which make your situation worse than it originally was. I have good news for you. You are not alone in this thinking. Just ask a few friends or associates and you will find that they are running into the same realization that simple solutions are not capable of tackling todays complex problems. This program will deliver a clear path to understanding how to confront todays complex and intertwined problems. You will learn how to approach problems that you have to solve on your own or within a group setting.

How to Prevent Horizontal Bullying and Promote Team Building

 

Stop Bullying Now

Just as you cannot solve a problem until you know what is causing that problem, you cannot stop horizontal bullying until you know what is going on inside the brain of a bully. This program will explore what motivates a bully to act out on fellow fellow employees and will demonstrate simple but powerful behavior modification techniques to go inside the brain of the bully and change their behavior. As a bonus you will also discover creativity techniques to give you the tools necessary to getting along with difficult people and to solve not only work place bullying but many dilemmas in your community. 

 

Getting Along with Difficult People while Learning how to Make Friends with Stress                          Overcoming Aggression at Work

In order to get along with difficult people we must learn how to center ourselves and stay in a positive emotional frame. Within one hour you will learn how  your children’s and your own emotions interfere with critical thinking and how to harness the power of the Pre-frontal cortex for intelligent and creative problem solving. You will also discover how to teach them to disarm confrontational behavior and how to turn potential adversaries into respectful partners working toward a common goal. Topping off this seminar will be information on the power of humor and its role in diffusing difficult situations and turning frustrating experiences into humorous dramatization.

 

Decision Making, Team Building and Leadership  

Improving Productivity with Three Quick Steps to Creative Problem Solving in Long Term Care

From Conflict to Cooperation ...How to Mediate a Dispute

What do heads of companies, comedy writers, advertising executives, medical personnel and parents have in common? Creative problem solving! When used correctly the same techniques used to run a company, improve sales, write a joke, launch an ad campaign, get along with others and raise a family are very similar. In addition to learning these three techniques that will give you the ability to invent solutions to personal and corporate problems, you will also learn the techniques of parallel thinking. With parallel thinking you will no longer have to argue in the board room or the family room. Parallel thinking will lead you to solving problems together and uniting to arrive at mutually beneficial solutions.

 

What's on and in Your Mind? Explore the Anatomy and Pharmacology of the Brain and it's Influence on Behavior. Discover how to Achieve Success in Life and at Work 

Did you ever wonder why some people are more empathetic than others? Did you ever ponder how some people are easy to get along with while others become riled very easily? This one hour program will delve into the mysteries of the brain. Understand how employees develop negative patterns and how you can instantly change brain patterns and behavior that will not only motivate but promote powerful strategies for success in the workplace. Understand how addictions can sneak up on us and control our behavior, discover how memories are stored and retrieved more easily when you are emotionally interested in a subject. Understand how some people have to have things go exactly their way or they become frustrated. You will even explore what happens to our brains when we are sleeping. The brain! It's something to think about.

 

Diversity ... Don't Deny Our Differences. Discover and Enjoy What Makes Us Unique 

We are all the same and do you know what? We are also different. There is nothing wrong with that. The only reason we become sensitive to this issue is because we are frightened to talk about our differences and don't even know how to start a conversation on what makes us unique. Learn how to bring down the barriers and discuss our knee jerk reactions to one another. We will also journey into the brain to see what brain structures are activated when our thought processes begin to stray into areas that make us uncomfortable.

 

Leadership and Management Seminars

Getting the Most Out Of Your Employees While Making Sure Your Employees Get the Most Out of Their Job

To get the most out of your employees you have to convince them that you care about them and have their best interest at heart. By having employees play a greater role in their job description and having them realize that salary is just one small perk of the many benefits they can derive from their job, employees will have that sense of ownership that is imperative to any successful operation.  In addition to including information on learning how to de-clutter your desk, improve time management skills and memory techniques, this course also includes information on the therapeutic benefits of humor and how humor can improve productivity, creativity and promote civility in the workplace.

 

How to Find and Hire Star Performers

It is common knowledge that if you hire good employees they will decrease your stress, improve your profit margin and reduce your turnover rate. But how do you find and hire these quality professionals? Learn the secrets that headhunters don’t want you to know and discover how to magnetically attract the prime personalities in your industry while learning how to screen for honesty, integrity and character. 

 

Reducing Employee Turnover

Turnovers Belong in the Kitchen and the Football Field ... Not in the Office

Turn you work place into a stress free environment where creativity, harmony and cooperation prevail. Make your business the second happiest place on earth. 

 

Employees do not job hop seeking greater wealth. Treat an employee with respect and place them in positions in which they can improve their self-esteem and you could very well have an employee for the rest of their working life. This seminar will not only have you laughing and learning about how to improve employee morale but you will also learn behavior modification techniques to instantly have employees picking up after themselves, answering the phone with a positive attitude and interacting with patients and staff. 

 

Changing Behavior in the Work Place/How to Get Your Employees to Develop an Entrepreneurial Spirit and Attitude

In order to teach dolphins to jump 15-20 feet out of the water, trainers do not yell at the dolphins to jump and then punish them when they do not cooperate. Trainers will push a bar under the rope and every time the dolphin swims over the bar they are rewarded. The trainer keeps raising the bar until the dolphin is jumping 20 feet out of the water. This topic teaches how positive reinforcement is more effective at changing behavior in the workplace than through intimidation and negative reinforcement.

 

Taking Positive Steps to Replace Negative Behavior

Telling staff and patients to discontinue self destructive habits can sometimes result in reinforcing that behavior. Replacing negative behavior with positive can lead to extinguishing old habits effortlessly and permanently.

 

Leadership Boot Camp

George Washington had it and so did George S. Patton. Besides sharing the same name, what these two accomplished Generals had in common was excellent leadership skills. But what makes some people leaders and others followers? Energy, enthusiasm and organized thought!  How many times have you seen a sleepy, fatigued and scattered leader?

 

Learn how to get a good night’s sleep so you can tackle your daily duties with enthusiasm. Develop powerful time management techniques and sharpen your memory. Discover how our sometimes irrational brains work and learn how to modify behavior at work and at home. Discover these leadership skills and more while picking up techniques to organize your own thoughts and those of your family, friends and co-workers.

 

How to Develop a Powerful Memory you'll Never Forget

Wake Up to a Powerful Memory 

Mind Games

You can wake up to a powerful memory once you discover the relationship between sleep, stress, cortisol and your ability to store and access information. In addition to learning how to improve your sleep habits, decreasing your stress and increasing your focus, this seminar also includes the four basic principles for improving your memory as well as tips for overcoming absent-mindedness. As a bonus we will also reveal how humor techniques can improve your focus.

 

Getting Along with Difficult People while Learning how to Make Friends with Stress

In order to get along with difficult people we must learn how to center ourselves and stay in a positive emotional frame. Within one hour you will learn how your emotions interfere with critical thinking and how to harness the power of the Pre-frontal cortex for intelligent and creative problem solving. You will also learn how to disarm confrontational behavior and how to turn potential adversaries into respectful partners working toward a common goal. Topping off this seminar will be information on the power of humor and its role in diffusing difficult situations and turning frustrating experiences into humorous dramatization.

 

Developing Resilience plus Taking Care of Yourself so you can Take Care of Business

Taking care of yourself means more than setting sail on your annual cruise or lying down to a weekly back massage. In order to truly take care of yourself you have to start with the basics. If you can’t control stress, enjoy a good night sleep, and if you are suffering from back pain, then it doesn’t matter where you where you go or how many times someone releases the tension between your shoulder blades.  If you are rushing around with the same pile of papers on your desk after you close those office doors behind you as when you walked in, if you walk in the supermarket attempting to buy shaving cream and absent-mindedly walk out with whipped cream, then it doesn’t matter how many glasses of wine and double lattes you down as you aspire to achieve daily bliss. To truly take care of yourself you may want to pamper yourself with the following:

  • Discover five stress reduction techniques that will put you in control of your emotions 

  • Learn five sleep techniques that will have you nodding off as soon as your head hits the pillow

  • Prevent/treat low back pain with these seven flexibility and strength training exercises

  • Reduce the risk of injury on the job

  • Take control back in your life with this program on time management

  • Remember important information with these easy to learn memory techniques 

 

Behavior Modification ... The Science Behind Motivation

Sure this very funny and uplifting motivational program is packed with information on setting goals and lighting a fire under your passions, but after learning the secrets behind these powerful behavior modification techniques you'll learn how to effortlessly be driven toward your dreams. You should only choose this program if you want to laugh and learn about improving your career, finances, relationships with fellow employees and family members and are interested in developing consistent exercise and nutrition habits.

 

Having the Time of Your Life

How to get 25 Hours out of a 24 Hour Day

Isn't it amazing how the math never works out? If you sleep eight hours and work eight hours doesn't it seem that there should be eight more hours left for you? What happens to a third of the day? Where is the time for you? Well if you ever wanted to make 25 hours out of a 24 hour day, you definitely want to make time for this program. By improvingefficiency and effectiveness and by learning time management, behavior modification and memory techniques you will find that extra hour you have been searching.

 

Audience Participation Makes These Programs Easy to Remember

 

What's on and in Your Mind? Explore the Anatomy and Pharmacology of the Brain and It's Influence on Behavior, Prion Disease, ALS Patients, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Patients and Addictive Personalities. 

(Includes Information on APOE4 and Cerebrovascular Disease)

Did you ever wonder why some people are more empathetic than others? Did you ever ponder how some people are easy to get along with while others become riled very easily? This one hour program will delve into the mysteries of the brain. You will be fascinated to learn what happens in the brains of, ALS, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's patients. Understand how addictions can sneak up on us and control our behavior, discover how memories are stored and retrieved more easily when you are emotionally interested in a subject. Understand how some people have to have things go exactly their way or they become frustrated. You will even explore what happens to our brains when we are sleeping. The brain! It's something to think about.

What's on and in Your Mind? Explore the Anatomy and Pharmacology of the Brain and it's Influence on Spending, Drug Abuse and Addictive Personalities

Did you ever wonder why some people can handle money effortlessly while others are constantly in a losing battle? Did you ever wonder why some people are easily addicted to nicotine, alcohol, Oxycontin and methamphetamine or even food? You might even be close friends or related to someone who becomes overcome with “shoppers high”. This one hour program will delve into the mysteries of the brain. Understand how spending and addictions can sneak up on us and control our behavior. Discover how learning about the inner workings of the brain can help us understand our own spending and investing behavior and how we all can become financially independent. Understand how the the brain attempts to control our ability for cravings. Spend more time learning about why we do what we do while the audience becomes the chemicals of the brain. It's difficult to forget the names and actions of the chemicals in your brain when you can relate them to Sally or Mike on the front row.

 

Additional Seminar for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Patients

 

Mind Games

How to Develop a Powerful Memory you'll Never Forget

Wake Up to a Powerful Memory 

You can wake up to a powerful memory once you discover the relationship between sleep, stress, cortisol and your ability to store and access information. In addition to learning how to improve sleep habits, decrease stress and increase focus, this seminar also includes the four basic principles for improving memory as well as tips for overcoming absent-mindedness. As a bonus we will also reveal how humor techniques can improve memory retention.