TFS 349: The Neuroplastic Entrepreneur with Mike Volkin
In this episode of The Freelancers Show the panel interviews Mike Volkin. Mike explains what neuroplasticity is and how it can make you a better entrepreneur. He outlines five tips to increase your neuroplasticity. The first tip is to get enough sleep. They discuss ways to make sure you get enough sleep and how to wake up the right way.
The second tip is to stand up or kneel while working. They discuss ways to do this, setting a timer, using standing mats and kneeling chairs. Tip number three is continuous learning. Mike explains that it doesn’t have to be something for your business, it can be anything that makes you happy. The panel shares some of their hobbies and discusses time management and the importance of setting goals.
The fourth tip is to reduce stress. Mike recommends meditation and mindfulness. He explains the difference between the two. The panel discusses their experiences with meditation. The final tip is creative visualization, the practice of visualizing your goals and how you will accomplish them. The panel reminds people that these practices take time to affect you and your life. Mike warns against comparing yourself to others.
- Charles Max Wood
- Brooks Forsyth
- Brad Large
- Mike Volkin
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What is neuroplasticity?
The brain constantly making new connections.
What are Mike’s tips for increasing neuroplasticity?
Sleep, Standing, Learning, Reduce stress and Creative Visualization.
How many hours of sleep should you get?
How do you reduce stress?
Mindfulness and Meditation