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Richard Hankison
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Musician, lawyer, former-Googler, and CEO all rolled into one.
Musician, lawyer, former-Googler, and CEO all rolled into one.

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Cool startup focused on video software to help troubleshoot hands-on work. Check them out! 

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Quick chart of coherence/performance presentation.
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+Brian Saetre The concept of cortical inhibition and frontal lobe shutdown is definitely interesting! You should check out Vik Nithy's video on procrastination. Our limbic system and prefrontal cortex are constantly fighting for our attention. It makes intuitive sense - I certainly struggle with doing "high level", priority activity when...

.. wait.... is that a? .... mmmmmm cheezburger....nvm...

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Following up on comments from +Brian Saetre and +Jon Ray... 

Jon, I think you're right. In many ways, mindfulness seems to be the proactive component of the physiological feedback -> emotions -> thinking loop. Like you were saying, if we bring thinking awareness to any of the foundational pillars that inform our thinking, we can improve it. There seems to be some evidence around this from the book "Buddha's Brain" which notes that the act of being aware of an emotion disrupts the cycle of emotion -> thinking -> emotion. Interesting...

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Thanks for your input, +Jon Ray and +Brian Saetre! Here's quick visual recap of coherence performance presentation from our earlier post (http://goo.gl/mVlg3)...

To help me keep these insights close to heart, I've started creating short charts to capture words of wisdom I've stumbled across that I can review at a glance. 

You know what... I'm going to start a community for this conversation. #initiative  :)

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I think this is a great framework explaining how our thinking and behavior is very dependent on subconscious factors. And that consistently mastering your performance is a function of controlling input from the physiological foundation up. Especially helpful for those Cartesians (http://goo.gl/aU8I) among us who sometimes forget that thinking happy thoughts won't solve all our problems... (i.e. me.)

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