Manhattan, next Monday: How Can We Invest in Our Brains to Boost Innovation and Resilience?
Heads-up: Alvaro Fernandez will be giving a talk next Monday evening, open to the public, at Mid-Manhattan Library.
Description: Hear from a leading expert about the importance of brain health on innovation, resilience and productivity. Our speaker will share the latest research on brain functioning and applied neuroplasticity, based on the book The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age. What is the link between brain health, the capacity to innovate and to thrive in today’s workplace? What are the limits of the human brain? Can we train our brain to be more creative? What can we do in organizations to invest in our most precious human resource –our amazing brain– and boost innovation and resilience?
Monday, February 24, 2014, 6:30 — 8:30 p.m.
Mid-Manhattan Library (Map and directions)
455 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016
6th Floor Auditorium
Bio: Alvaro Fernandez, named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, is the CEO of SharpBrains, a leading independent market research firm tracking health and well-being applications of brain science. He has been quoted by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Reuters, and Associated Press, among others. Alvaro started his career at McKinsey & Co, and led the launch and turn-around of several education-related start-ups. Alvaro has an MBA and MA in Education from Stanford University, and a BA in Economics from Universidad de Deusto in his native Spain.