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SMART High Performance Brain Training Strategies to increase mental productivity, efficiency, and clarity


Your training starts now! The Strategic Memory Advanced Reasoning Training (SMART) strategies you will learn in the first set of modules will teach you new ways to use your brain that promote its health and performance. We want you to learn these strategies first so that you can apply them as you progress through the later trainings. This is not a neuroscience course, although we will share scientific information related to SMART as well as resources for further reading.

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Strategic Attention

Calibration of your greatest asset – your brain power – primes it for optimal function.

Learn how the Brainpowers of Two, One, and None can help you fuel mental energy and harness greater potential.

Integrated Reasoning

Being an adaptable decision-maker and stable goal-oriented leader requires more than superficial thought.

Learn about the Brainpowers of Zoom In, Zoom Out, and Zoom Deep and Wide to learn quickly and synthesize data down to the most pivotal ideas and reason up from there to strengthen broad-based thinking.


Flexibility is the name of the game when blazing new trails, seeking innovative solutions to key problems, nimbly perceiving client and employee needs, and building an energized culture that is constantly hungry for making things operate better.

Learn how the Brainpowers of Infinite, Paradox, and Unknown can fortify your dynamic ability to seek and solve problems that move your needle forward in business and personal matters.


with Russell Foster, PhD

Importance of Sleep

Sleep is a global brain event and one of the most powerful cognitive enhancers we have.

Learn how good versus disrupted sleep can affect our emotions, cognition, wellbeing, and overall health.

Science of Sleep

Sleep is driven by our brain’s biological clock.

Learn how sleep is regulated by the synchrony of our circadian system with the environment.

7 Ages of Sleep

Sleep is affected by physiology across the lifespan.

Learn how sleep changes as we age and gain tips to improve the quality of your sleep.

How to Get Better Sleep

Learn evidence based tips and advice on how to get better sleep.


with Ian Robertson, PhD

Managing and Using Stress

Stress is an ever-present part of our lives and a leading cause of doctor visits. How we think about situations is what dictates how stressful they are.

Learn about symptoms and causes of stress, how cognitive tools can help reframe stress, and how to utilize stress for improved performance.

Recharging for Optimal Performance

Stress can negatively impact performance and energy.

Learn tools and gain insights into lifestyle factors that can help ‘recharge your batteries’.

Regenerating Brain Power

Harnessing the power of neuroplasticity can help in the fight against stress.

Learn how mindfulness, meditation, and sleep can be practiced and utilized to strengthen the brain’s incredible ability to regenerate.


The content herein are challenges designed to reinforce strategies that foster good brain health. Three weekly challenges will reinforce these brain-healthy strategies and help turn them into ongoing daily habits.

The more you practice, the more you will take charge of your brain performance.

  • Strategic Attention
  • Integrated Reasoning
  • Innovation
  • Social Engagement
  • Resilience
  • Stress
  • Sleep and the Brain
  • BrainHabit Inventory
  • The (Unexpected) Power of Curiosity
  • Compassion
  • Components of BrainHealth
  • A BrainHealth Habit
  • Mindset
  • Do Something New
  • Gratitude
  • Happiness
  • Nature
  • Laughter