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Success in the New EconomyThe Brain Alchemist provides a variety of interactive and dynamic distance learning and live training programs, ranging from short teleseminars, to high-impact workshops, to in-depth coaching engagements.  We customize our training products to meet your specific needs.

Read here what the audiences say about The Brain Alchemist’s training and coaching programs.

Here are some of our popular topics:

From Presentations to Virtual Presence: Neuro-strategies to captivate your audience and increase your impact.

In this program, you will learn how to find your digital voice and leverage technology to spread your message. You will discover how to:
1. Develop compelling content across multiple media platforms;
2. Co-create your digital story with your audience;
3. Generate buzz by using multimedia, multisensory content;
4. Remix and re-purpose your content to leverage your time and effort and build additional income streams.

Speaking Savvy: Captivating Brains through Business Storytelling

We live in the fast-paced world of crowded markets and short attention spans.  Those who can capture attention, imagination and emotions of others can drive change and become influencers.  Stories link and sync brains by creating stronger memories, deeper connections and greater impact. Rewire your brain to be a storyteller, speak your mind and be heard!

In this program, you will learn:

  • How to take the pressure off yourself, spotlight your audience and magnify your message;
  • How to link and sync brains through effective storytelling;
  • How to boost attention, response and action.

Branding and Marketing for Academics Through Transmedia Storytelling

Although academics may not like self-promotion, branding techniques can enhance their businesses and  professional presentations. Transmedia storytelling combines what you know and love (education) with marketing to build your expert brand.  We will provide you with ready-to-use multimedia solutions to help you become a known authority in your field.

By the end of this presentation you will uncover the secrets of:

1. How to take your subject-matter expertise  into the world of multimedia to grow your visibility and influence online.
2. How to master the art and science of transmedia storytelling by using games, animations, interactive art or digital stories.
3. What multimedia tools to use to engage your audience and make your presentations appeal to multiple senses and modes of learning.
4. How to re-purpose and remix your presentations into video and audio information products and marketing materials.

Rewire Your Brain to Speak Your Mind:  Neuroscience Insights for Conflict Management

Every conflict contains a seed that in the right conditions can germinate into a new understanding, deeper awareness, and creative possibilities.  The inner workings of the brain can advance or hinder this process.  Join us to explore the implications of the current neuroscience research for communication, social interactions, conflict management, and influence.

In this program, you will learn:

  • How to regulate emotions and the brain’s responses to triggers and stress.
  • How to communicate and think clearly under pressure.
  • How to transform tension into inner peace and confusion into understanding.
  • How to listen better and remember more.
  • How to communicate with compassion and confidence.
  • How to unleash the creative potential in conflicts to facilitate insights and breakthroughs.

 

The Brain Alchemist’s past speaking engagements include:

Sungates Radio (http://sungatesradio.com). September 22nd, 2016. “Find your true voice through self-love.” 30 minutes.

The University of Iowa, Iowa City, STARTALK program. July 27th, 2016. ““Self-care manual for the teacher’s (and student’s) brain online.” 60 minutes.

Earbud_U podcast series. Interview with Jesan Sorrells of Human Services Consulting and Training (HSCT): http://www.hsconsultingandtraining.com/earbudu/

The University of Iowa, Iowa City, STARTALK program. July 22nd, 2015. “Increasing Engagement through Storytelling, Scenario-Based Learning and Gamification” co-presented with Dr. Marina Kostina, 60 minutes.

USDLA 2015 National Conference. April 27th, 2015, St. Louis, MO. “Attract & Engage Your Students Online: Storytelling, Scenario-Based Learning and Gamification” co-presented with Dr. Marina Kostina, 60 minutes.

The International Coach Federation Conflict Management Coaching Community of Practice. August 26th, 2014. Teleseminar “PLAYING WITH CONFLICT: THE USE OF SCENARIOS, GAMES AND STORYTELLING IN CONFLICT MANAGEMENT,” 60 minutes.

The University of Iowa, Iowa City, STARTALK program. August 4-6th, 2014. “Branding and Marketing for Academics” co-presented with Dr. Marina Kostina, 60 minutes.

USDLA 2014 National Conference. May 4-7th, 2014, St. Louis, MO. “Branding and Marketing for Academics Through Transmedia Storytelling” co-presented with Dr. Marina Kostina, 60 minutes.

Presentation SuperSummit. May 13th, 2014. Presentation “Rewire Your Brain to Speak Your Mind: Brain-based strategies to captivate your audience and magnify your message,” 60 minutes.
http://supersummit.co/downloads/rewire-your-brain-to-speak-your-mind-brain-based-strategies-to-captivate-your-audience-and-magnify-your-impact-with-anastastia-pryanikova/

ACR Workplace Section’s Conflict Coaching Committee. April 3rd, 2014. Teleseminar “PLAYING WITH CONFLICT: THE USE OF SCENARIOS, GAMES AND STORYTELLING IN CONFLICT MANAGEMENT,” 60 minutes.

Appearance on The Brain Tracy TV show. November 8th, 2013, San Diego, CA.

Success in the New Economy. June 21, 2013, New York City.  A business conference featuring publisher Steve Forbes and other business experts.  Keynote “Speaking Savvy: Captivating Brains through Business Storytelling.”

ACR GNY 12th Annual Conference. June 20th, 2013. Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Psychology & Conflict Resolution Panel.

ADRHub. November 13, 2012. Webinar “Rewire Your Brain to Speak Your Mind: Neuroscience Insights for Conflict Management.” 60 minutes.

Retrain Your Brain 21 Days to Success series, hosted by Gretchen Duhaime:  21 experts, 21 downloadable interviews and bonus audios.

ABA Section of Dispute Resolution 14th Annual Spring Conference, Washington, DC, April 18-21, 2012. Poster session “The Embodied Brain in Peacemaking:  It’s Not Just in Your Head.”

The International Coach Federation Conflict Management Coaching SIG.  September 27, 2011.  Presenter:  teleseminar  “Rewire Your Brain to Speak Your Mind: Neuroscience Insights for Conflict Management,” 60 minutes.

Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois (CLII), Chicago, IL. September 23, 2011.  Presenter:  “Rewire Your Brain to Speak Your Mind:  Neuroscience Insights for Conflict Management,” a full-day workshop.

The International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution. September 8, 2011.  Presenter:  live webcast “From Conflict to Creativity: Neuroscience Insights.” 60 minutes.  CLE credit available through West LegalEdcenter: http://westlegaledcenter.com/course.jsf?aId=40306425&cId=40306425

The Association for Conflict Resolution.  May 5, 2011.  Presenter:  teleseminar  “Rewire Your Brain to Speak Your Mind: Neuroscience Insights for Conflict Management,” 60 minutes.

The Association for Conflict Resolution Chicago Area Chapter, Chicago, IL.  April 29, 2011.  Presenter “Rewire Your Brain to Speak Your Mind:  Neuroscience Insights for Conflict Management,” 90 minutes.

The 4th Annual Mediators Beyond Borders Congress, Los Angeles, CA. March 4-6, 2011.  Presenter “Rewiring Your Brain: Neuroscience and Leadership in Conflict Resolution,” 90 minutes.

Greenwich Happiness Club, Greenwich, CT.  November 18, 2010.  Special Guest Speaker. “Rewire Your Brain for Positive Influence and Happier Relationships,” 90 minutes

Leadership Essentials Summit, The Executive Strategies Group LLC,  Dec. 10, 2009.  Presenter “Rewire Your Brain for Leadership and Influence,” 60 minutes.  The CD is available for purchase at http://kunaki.com/sales.asp?PID=PX00ZA7UVW&pp=1

The Association for Conflict Resolution of Greater New York (ACRGNY), 2009 Annual Conference, June 25, 2009. Panelist at the workshop “Using Technology to Grow, Promote or Expand your ADR Business,” 75 minutes.

Greenwich Happiness Club, Greenwich, CT.  May 27, 2009.  Special Guest Speaker. “The Art and Science of Rewiring Your Brain for a Happier Life,” 90 minutes

New York State Dispute Resolution Association. Trainer: teleseminar “Leveraging the Web to Grow Your Dispute Resolution Practice,” 60 minutes
http://www.nysdra.org/prodevelopment/teleseminars.aspx

Westport Happiness Club, Westport, CT.  February 1, 2009.  Guest Speaker. “The Art and Science of Rewiring Your Brain for a Happier Life,” 90 minutes

Success Talk Radio hosted by Dr. Clint Pearman, Guest “Harness The Power of Your Mind”: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/smile247/2009/09/24/succesas-talk-radio

Every conflict contains a seed that in the right conditions can germinate into a new understanding, deeper awareness, and creative possibilities.  The inner workings of the brain can advance or hinder this process.  Join us to explore the implications of the current neuroscience research for communication, social interactions, conflict management, and influence.

In this program, you will learn:

– How to regulate emotions and the brain’s responses to triggers and stress.
– How to communicate and think clearly under pressure.
– How to transform tension into inner peace and confusion into understanding.
– How to listen better and remember more.
– How to communicate with compassion and confidence.
– How to unleash the creative potential in conflicts to facilitate insights and breakthroughs.