As you know, we believe in the power of Thoughtful Leadership here at Chatsworth Consulting Group – the power and clarity that comes with looking inside yourself, taking the time to reflect, and thinking before taking action. So, I love when I read something that reinforces that notion, especially when it applies a little science to the mix. This week I read a great blog post on Harvard Business Review’s site about your brain.

It discusses research that explored how memories of the past play an important role in helping us to generate ideas and to imagine and prepare for the future. It describes the brain as “a proactive system that integrates past experience to help you navigate the future.” What an amazing machine! The author goes on to provide several tips for enhancing and making the most of this brain ability.

Read more at the link below – and flex your thoughtful leadership muscles.

How Your Brain Connects the Future to the Past


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