Body, Brain and Peak Performance

VIEWPOINT: As much as executives might jet around the world in well-cut corporate suits and make decisions that affect thousands of people and millions of dollars, we are still all hunter gatherers from the plain in terms of our body’s evolution. Tara Swart is a medical doctor-cum-neuroscientist-cum-executive coach who teaches executives at MIT Sloan School of Management. She ran the inaugural session of her Applied Neuroscience for Executives at MIT in March, and will be doing so again in October. Swart brings a swathe of content and insight for executives around the management of our body and brain for achieving enhanced performance. Much of this would have been dismissed ten or fifteen years ago as too fuzzy or New Age-y, but today, particularly with the greater use of fMRI scanning, can…


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