John and Diane Crawford

Dr. John Crawford and Diane Crawford from The Voyage Inc. are a powerful partnership.  In a highly engaging and unique presentation they use their extensive knowledge of people and science to both educate and entertain the audience.

Diane Crawford, ACC, CIP

Diane is a seasoned business leader and professional coach with extensive speaking and facilitation experience.  She has an ability to unlock people’s potential that she has honed over twenty five years of managing large and diverse teams. Her areas of expertise include; coaching, performance management, career development, innovation, operational excellence, continuous improvement and client service.

Dr. John P. Crawford BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD (Path), DC, FRCCSS (C)

Dr. Crawford has a deep academic, medical and science background. He has been an educator, presenter and speaker in the fields of Neurology, Microbiology, Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Geriatrics and Clinical Diagnosis.

Dr. Crawford’s practice focuses on concussion and sports injuries.  He holds the rank of Associate Professor at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, and contributes to a number of professional bodies.  He is currently involved in further study and research in the areas of neuroscience and brain health.

Keynote

The Neuroscience of Performance

Leading edge neuroscience has provided new insight into the biological principles that drive human behaviour.  There are many misconceptions about the brain.  Ongoing scientific discoveries continue to aid in our understanding of how our brain affects us as individuals and teams.  To understand how we can leverage this knowledge in the realm of both the individual and the organization, we delve into several areas that help to maximize potential. The concept of the ever-changing brain is reviewed, as well as the impact such change has on overall well-being and performance.

We explore concepts relating to the life of brain cells, the idea of transitory brain connections, the ageing brain and the idea of brain re-programming.  We investigate tactics that may be utilized by leveraging this information and impacting performance.

Dr. John Crawford explains the neuroscientific principles that may be utilized to improve personal effectiveness, performance and team strength by maximizing brain health.  A unique group activity will demonstrate the principles in real time.  The workshop portion will appeal to both the analytical and creative traits that may be found within each of us.

After the engaging workshop  portion of the presentation you will:

  • Understand “brain plasticity” – specifically neuroplasticity
  • Identify factors which that contribute to increased brain productivity
  • Recognize how creativity and cognitive change relates to improved brain function and impacts individuals and their performance.
  • Discover practical ideas to apply personally and professionally

 

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