CHAPTER 6

Tools, Tricks, and Tactics for Tailoring the Better Brain

We shape our tools and afterwards our tools shape us.

—Marshall McLuhan

Building Better Brains is not only important for leaders or aspiring leaders. It is of value to anyone in the quest to become her or his best self. It starts with you as an individual. Therefore, are there simple tools we can use as individuals to tailor our brains?

Over the years I’ve been learning and using a variety of techniques to build and balance a Better Brain. Explaining the ideas and tools for the different leaders (gardener, magician, or captain) was not always easy though, as I often got too detailed or expansive in my enthusiasm. To build a Better Brain you could use meditation, nutrition, ...

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