Wired to Grow: Harness the Power of Brain Science to Master Any Skill

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Seventh Mind Publishing, May 4, 2016 - Learning - 120 pages
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Wired to Grow: Harness the Power of Brain Science to Master Any Skill

The keys to growth by a recognized leader in learning, leadership and management

We are biologically wired to learn. It's the key to our survival and the path to fulfilling our capacity to become or create something more. Wired to Grow reveals how the neuroscience of learning can unlock the fullest expression of our potential, and shows us how to apply our natural wiring to positively transform our lives, habits, and organizations.

Apply this material to your own life immediately or help others and become a more effective manager, parent, leader, educator, or health care worker.

Drawing on her unique background in leadership, psychology, education, and the human sciences, Dr. Britt Andreatta has over 25 years of experience consulting with individuals, businesses, government agencies, universities, and nonprofit organizations. She creates powerful solutions to today's personal, organizational, and global workplace challenges. Her books include Leading with Emotional Intelligence, The Neuroscience of Learning, Leadership Fundamentals, and Leading Change.

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About the author (2016)

Britt Andreatta, PhD, is currently Chair of the Bachelor's Program at Antioch University, Santa Barbara. Previously, she served as Assistant Dean of Students and a faculty member at the University of California at Santa Barbara, where she worked for 20 years. She was responsible for designing and teaching all of the student success courses (Education 10, Education 20, and Education 118), as well as coordinating programming and mentoring efforts for all 4,000 freshmen students and 1,500 new transfer students. In addition, she coordinated UCSB's various leadership development programs. She serves as an educational consultant and diversity educator, providing training on a variety of issues to students, staff, and faculty at colleges and universities. Dr. Andreatta has an MA in Communication and a PhD in Education. Her dissertation was entitled "The Effects of Social and Academic Integration on the Retention of First-Year University Students," and she continues to explore issues related to student success. She has received numerous awards, including UCSB's prestigious Getman Service to Students Award, Professor of the Year, and the national Outstanding Experienced Professional by the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). Dr. Andreatta has created several exciting programs for parents of first-year students, including two workshops entitled "Your Student's First Year" and "Parents in Transition," both of which have been adapted to more than 250 colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, and Australia.

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