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The Brain and Brand Show

Timothy Maurice Webster is a 4-time bestselling behavioural psychology author. The Brain and Brand show explores leading global brain insights so you can apply research from Neuroscience and Behavioural science to your personal and professional possibilities. Timothy is committed to simplifying the science of human and brand behaviour and will bring you leading thought leaders and researchers from around the world. You’ll be escorted to the edge of your brain’s boundaries and discover more of who you are and how you can influence yourself, others and the world.

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The Mandela Effect

Timothy shares a story about watching the 2007 Rugby World Cup while sitting next to Nelson Mandela. He also revisits an episode about what we can learn from Madiba in this 100th Birthday Commemoration episode.

24mins

24 Jul 2018

Rank #1

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Hacking your Brain & Fertility potential

Timothy Maurice sits down with Australian Bio Hacker, Speaker and Human Potential thought leader, James Yates, to explore how he and his partner changed their lives to defy the odds to not only boost their health and brain power, but also how they had a baby despite doctors saying they couldn’t - by simply changing their lifestyle.

35mins

1 Oct 2019

Rank #2

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Driving - Saudi Arabia's Next Generation of Leading Women

Timothy brings you part 2 of his 3 part series from MIT’s Sloan School of Management where he speaks to Dr. Sufana Almashhadi, a PostdoctoralBrain Research Fellow at MIT’s McGovern Institute for Brain Research about her journey as a Saudia Arabian woman in this critical chapter of history. Timothy also speaks to a Saudi Journalist, Layan Damanhouri about how women are processing the right to drive and what it means to the gender transformation journey. You’ll be inspired and may just take ideas away to contribute to your own goals.

18mins

26 Jun 2018

Rank #3

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The Science & Business of Eye Lashes

Timothy brings you a 3-part series from MIT’s Sloan School of Management - where he interviews leading global voices in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In Part 1, he interviews the CEO and Founder of Velour Lashes, Mabel Lee, about how she started a luxury eyelash business out of Toronto, Canada.

13mins

19 Jun 2018

Rank #4

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Happiness in the Brain

Timothy Maurice hit the streets and asked over 100 people if they are happy. He also solicited voice notes from around the world about happiness. Along with the insights he gathers from people on the street, he shares the latest research about the science of happiness... with the hopes that you will challenge and evolve your definition of what it means to be happy as the world becomes increasingly complex.

20mins

4 Mar 2020

Rank #5

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Thriving as an Outsider

Timothy catches up with a banker who is an outsider in Cape Town. And in light of the recent letter penned by Tinyiko Ngwenya about why she left Cape Town, he wanted to speak to Sbusiso Khumalo about why he is staying in Cape Town, and how he deals with the social imbalance.

22mins

13 Jun 2018

Rank #6

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Image & What I Learned from attending the Emmy Awards

Timothy shares a story about the power of image and form, which he learned after attending the Emmy Awards with a Zulu Prince - neither had tickets to get in.

7mins

5 Jun 2018

Rank #7

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Behavioural Science Expert, Rory Sutherland

Timothy Maurice speaks to Rory Sutherland, the Executive Creative Director and Vice Chairman of Ogilvy Group UK, where he spearheads the Behavioural Science Division, Ogilvy Change. He’s the author of 'Alchemy, The Surprising Power of Ideas that Don’t Make Sense'. The conversation explores the magic in human behaviour, and why if we hope to move people and create better solutions to solve problems, we have to see a layer beyond standard logic to understand how to connect with people. This episode is vital listening to anyone curious about why people do what they do!

48mins

7 Feb 2020

Rank #8

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Leading American Entrepreneur Series: Part 2

Timothy Maurice interviews Rob Braiman in part 2 of the American entrepreneurs series - exploring the lessons and the mindset of entrepreneurs who are leading in volatile and challenging economic conditions. Braiman is the founder of Cogent Analytics, a management consulting firm that three years in a row has made the top 10 fastest growing businesses in his category on INC’s 500 and 5000 list. He opens up about his mindset and focus in leading a business that's helping small businesses across many states in America.

24mins

12 Feb 2020

Rank #9

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The Neuroscience of my Pet Pom’s Effect on Identity

Timothy brings you the story of how his pet Pom impacted his understanding of the application of neuroscience on social engagement, identity, and race.

12mins

10 Jul 2018

Rank #10

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The Art of Connecting Mind & Body

Timothy Maurice sits down with Martial Arts teacher Warren Ho to unpack the power of connecting your mind and body, and why gaining mastery over your body can transform how you lead and navigate in society.

27mins

26 Feb 2020

Rank #11

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The Other Pleasure

Timothy explores the two dimensions of pleasure - the said and unsaid dimensions. This episode may change everything you ever thought about what gives your brain pleasure.

10mins

17 Jul 2018

Rank #12

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Social Media Persuasion: Strategies from MIT

Timothy brings you part 3 of his 3-part series from MIT’s Sloan School of Management, where he speaks to Senior Lecturer, Dr Ben Shields, about Social Media Persuasion and Influence. Dr Shields is the author of Social Media Management: Persuasion in Networked Culture. He shares advice from his book and course about building persuasion in the digital age, and what some of the common mistakes leaders and entrepreneurs make when building their social media strategy.

11mins

3 Jul 2018

Rank #13

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Time for a Personal Brand Check-Up

Timothy shares 9 questions for your personal brand audit and check-up that will help you connect with your consumers, but more importantly, ensure you are not trapped in an old version of yourself.

5mins

31 Jul 2018

Rank #14

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Leading American Entrepreneur Series: Part 1

Timothy Maurice interviews two leading entrepreneurs in America who come from vastly different backgrounds and eras, but both built multi-million dollar businesses after overcoming extreme odds. In this first episode, you’ll meet Joe Dudley Sr., the iconic 82-year-old entrepreneur who became a household name in America for building a black haircare products business (he was even interviewed in Chris Rock’s movie, Good Hair). Dudley shares his passion and conviction, and why he refused to sell his business for millions of dollars... opting to stay focused on ensuring the business continues to stay focused on empowering others.

11mins

11 Feb 2020

Rank #15

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Beyond Kobe: How We Use People We Don't Know

We channel people, from celebs to celebrated social media people we’ve never met for a number of reasons - the concept of channeling others in a one-sided relationship is called Parasocial Relationships. Beyond the basketball community, people channeled Kobe Bryant for many reasons, some not so positive. Listen as Timothy Maurice shares the psychology of why many channeled Kobe, and how you should interrogate who you channel.

14mins

31 Jan 2020

Rank #16

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The Power of Human Capital: Part 2 of 2

In part two of The Power of Human Capital Series, Timothy Maurice Webster continues his insights and learning mission by interviewing more global Duke CE thought leaders, South African human capital thought leaders, partners in the Million Young Minds Project and the conference host - Sharmla Chetty, Duke CE’s President, Global MD, Europe and Africa. Part two features:Ed Barrows, Managing Director, Designing & Delivering programs for global clients (1min 14secs)Wendy Y. Feher, Advisory and Client Programming, London (5min 56secs)Beth Ahlering, Managing Director, London (10min 27secs)Nkanyiso Dlamini, William Mpofu... Co-Founders e-Mfundi, MillionYoungMinds (13min 22secs)Veona Watson, Nedbank, Executive Head HR Strategy for Group Finance Cluster (20min 10secs)Sharmla Chetty, President & Head of Europe & Africa (22min 56secs) Thato Belang, Duke, Program Director, South Africa (28min 33secs)Sandra Da Mata, MultiChoice, South Africa (29min 30secs)

30mins

22 Jul 2019

Rank #17

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The Neuroscience of Action Boards

Timothy Maurice speaks with Neuroscientist and Senior Lecturer at MIT, Dr Tara Swart, about her latest book, The Source, which explores the science of the Law of Attraction and what she terms Action Boards, commonly known as Vision Boards. Her book has been translated into more than 30 languages. Dr Swart unpacks why developing action boards can be so powerful in this moment in history.

34mins

26 May 2020

Rank #18

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Touch, An Essential

Timothy Maurice explores the science of touch with his friend Rafique Symonette - an entrepreneur living in the Bahamas, operating in the tourism business... who happens to also be quarantining alone. They discuss the role of touch in a lockdown, with little to no touch - and a few hacks to survive a life with reduced contact.

24mins

14 May 2020

Rank #19

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All the World's a Stage

Timothy Maurice interviews actress Angela Sithole and leadership consultant Raquel Brown from Hollywood, California about how to take on this new stage the world has presented us by owning whatever role you decide to play. It's all about the art of choosing and accepting a role in your personal and professional life.

38mins

6 May 2020

Rank #20