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Organization Name: Brain by Design
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Program Name: Productive by Design; Habits by Design; Happy by Design
Program Type: CCE
Program Hours: Core: 17.5 Resource Development: 5 Total: 22.5
Organization Description: Brain by Design specializes in providing practical, applicable, and 100% evidence-based solutions for coaches and individuals seeking to maximize performance, success, and wellness. Our signature products are online courses teaching the brain science behind productivity, habits, and happiness, with an emphasis on how to apply it in your own life and facilitate it in the lives of your clients.
Program Description:
Productive by Design: Get More Done by Working Smarter
Part 1: 4-Module Course
In today’s world the feeling of overwhelm is epidemic. We’re all working faster, pushing harder, and trying to get more done in less time. But more often than not, we and our clients end each day discouraged and wondering how they'll ever keep up. In this 4-part course you’ll learn the brain-based secrets that the world’s most productive and influential people use every day to stay focused, get more done, have more and better ideas, and end the day recharged rather than depleted. This course is 100% evidence-based and drawn from the most cutting-edge research in the fields of behavioral psychology and neuroscience. This course will help you coach your clients through stress, overwhelm, and brain fog -- it's also practical, applicable, and mind-blowingly simple!   
Part 2: Synchronous Virtual Review of the Curriculum
Habits by Design: Habit-ize Your Goals for Success
Part 1: 4-Module Course
Habits happen—whether by default or by design. Habits are our brain's go-to tool to tackle almost any goal or task, which is why helping your clients get in the driver’s seat of their own habit-making machinery can be a total game changer no matter what they want to achieve. In this life-changing 4-part course you’ll discover how to help your clients master the art of habit formation, unlocking the keys to limitless personal growth. Whether they're struggling to lose weight, working to overcome addiction, striving to be a better parent, or reaching for a life-defining goal, this course will make habits their go-to strategy. You’ll walk away with everything you need to start making measurable change in your own life and the lives of your clients—today. Drawing on the most cutting-edge research in the fields of behavioral psychology and neuroscience, this course is accessible, concrete, and joyously empowering.
Part 2: Synchronous Virtual Review of the Curriculum
Happy by Design: Bring the Science of Happiness to Life
Part 1: 4-Module Course
With stress and overwhelm at all-time highs in our society, it often feels that happiness is elusive. How can we find it? And how can we facilitate others finding it? Once a subject reserved for poets and philosophers, happiness is now a well-studied phenomenon and we know more than ever before what behaviors and concrete strategies help people access joy and make happiness their new normal. And it’s often far easier than we think! In this eye-opening 4-part course you’ll learn all about the transformative science of happiness—and how to first apply it in your own life, and then help your clients to start applying it in theirs. Learn how to help them access joy, hardwire happiness, and bring a myriad of associated positive benefits into their lives. This course will forever change the way you see your potential and the potential of your clients. It was designed with all the best research from positive psychology, and is inspiring, practical, and just plain fun!
Part 2: Synchronous Virtual Review of the Curriculum
Organization: Brain by Design
650 N. Red Stone Road #11
Washington, UT 84780
Phone: 9178534749
Student Contact: James Garrett
Phone: 917-853-4749
Learning Method: Virtual
Language: English
Coaching Specialties: Business/Organizations, Coaching Other Coaches, Creativity, Executive, Health & Fitness, Life Vision & Enhancement, Personal/Organizational
Approval Start Date: December 1, 2018 Approval End Date: January 31, 2021