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156 Dr. Tara Swart: Rewiring Your Brain To Become A Better Leader


Brief Bio:

Dr Tara Swart is a world-renowned Neuroscientist from MIT in Boston. Dr. Swart is the only leadership coach with a PhD in neuroscience and a successful career as a medical doctor behind her. She is also an award-winning author and teaches courses on how to maximize your leadership skills through using principles of neuroscience. She’s on the Legendary Life podcast today to talk about how to boost your mental performance at work and in life.


In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Why your brain is the CEO of your body
  • Change your brain, change your life
  • Why you should care about neuroscience
  • Myths about the brain
  • Fascinating facts you never knew about the human brain
  • Can what you eat affect your brain health
  • The best fats to feed your brain for performance
  • Do ketogenic diets actually improve brain performance
  • How fasting improves brain function
  • How to improve your mental toughness
  • Are carbs helping or destroying your brain
  • How sleep deprivation may increase Alzheimer’s risk
  • How you’re reducing your IQ without knowing
  • Why some people need less sleep than others
  • Low testosterone and Sleep deprivation: What’s the link?
  • What is melatonin and should you really take it for sleep
  • How the light from your TV and electronic devices affects your sleep
  • 5 Simple tips to improve your sleep
  • Is modern life hurting your health
  • The only thing that can make up for sleep deprivation
  • Why you should stop reading books (and listening to podcasts) and go out and have experiences



Effect of 1 Week of Sleep Restriction on Testosterone Levels in Young Healthy Men

Neuroscience For Leadership

Dr. Swart’s class: Applied Neuroscience: Unleashing Brain Power for You and Your People


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Ted Ryce is a high-performance coach, celebrity trainer, and a longevity evangelist. A leading fitness professional for over 24 years in the Miami Beach area, who has worked with celebrities like Sir Richard Branson, Rick Martin, Robert Downey, Jr., and hundreads of CEOs of multimillion-dollar companies. In addition to his fitness career, Ryce is the host of the top-rated podcast called Legendary Life, which helps men and women reclaim their health, and create the body and life they deserve.

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