Nootrobox is now HVMN and will sell biohacking products beyond nootropics

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If none of what’s in the above headline makes sense, you probably weren’t following the biohacking trend for the last couple of years. But Silicon Valley is brimming with tech execs trying to become faster, stronger and smarter by “hacking” their genetic code through various experimental methods called biohacks.

These would be the people drinking buttered coffee, taking cold showers and not eating every other day — not because of some psychological disorder but because they believe caloric restriction will turn on certain genes to help them live longer.

HVMN (formerly Nootrobox and pronounced “human”) has been peddling a form of biohacking with something called nootropic supplements since its launch in 2014. These supplements are meant to help the brain become more productive. Sort of. Think the movie ‘Limitless’ where Bradley Cooper takes a pill that makes him become the smartest man alive. Does it work? Maybe (you don’t gain magical smartest man alive powers but it might help you focus). And there’s some debate on safety right now, depending on the ingredients. But the pills HVMN sells seem to be FDA OK so far.

The startup now wants to go deeper into the matrix by offering more biohacking products and felt a name fitting the change was appropriate.

“The way we talk about the space is we consider the human body is the next platform,” says co-founder Geoffrey Woo. “Renaming our company HVMN is really reflective of that, it’s like a human 2.0.”

His company will start to develop both metabolic performance products and products to do what he calls “closing the loop.” It’s not clear what he intends to do by that as he didn’t want to name any specific products just yet. However, Woo did mention a lot of experiments with sensors.

HVMN’s team of 12, including the two co-founders, will also be experimenting with various methods and utilizing these sensors to get ideas of what to put out in the market next.

Employees already participate in up to 60 hours of intermittent fasting every week. Some start to fast on Sunday, breaking Tuesday evening while others skip meals on Monday, breaking bread with the team the following work day. Woo and his partner Michael Brandt were actually fasting as they spoke to me over the phone about the changes to their company going forward.

“You really start to see benefits beyond 20 hours,” Brandt explained. “You can track your biomarkers from the things Geoff has mentioned. And it’s manageable. I’ve been fasting every week for a year and a half.”

You can’t sell fasting as a product, of course, but you can sell the biohacker lifestyle through books, podcasts, and other methods like Tim Ferris and Dave Asprey from Bulletproof have done. Asprey, for instance, sells his own brand of specialized coffee and other products he promotes through various online channels.

So far HVMN has created a brand around its special pills, but it’s hard to tell right now what the name change and addition of other products will do for the company. The biohacker space is not low on gurus touting their methods and HVMN may not be able to rise above the din.

There’s also a snake oil stigma attached to the industry, often overlooked by the FDA. The various pills, oils (and coffees) out on the market can get expensive and a lot of the claims out there need regular Snopes checks to protect consumers from getting suckered.

HVMN says it’s doubling down on internal research and has just hired former rowing world champion, Dr. Brianna Stubbs, to lead in those efforts.

“We see the opportunity here that we think our express goal is to make everyone a biohacker in the same sense that Nike says everyone is an athlete,” Woo told TechCrunch. “This is the next natural trend and everyone is going to be a biohacker.”

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Dude Builds $70 ‘Hackintosh’ Computer And It Outperforms Loaded 2016 MacBook Pro

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Quinn from the Snazzy Labs YouTube channel set out with the main goal of building a Hackintosh (or ‘crapintosh’ as he calls it) with respectable specs that could handle any average user’s day-to-day workload…but the overarching goal was to do it as cheaply as possible. Little did he know, he’d end up spending just $70 on a ‘Hackintosh’ that would go on to outperform a loaded 2016 13″ MacBook Pro…Not a great look for Apple, is it?

The 2016 13″ MacBook Pro with Touch Bar retails for $2,000+ and he was able to exceed those performance benchmarks with just SEVENTY DOLLARS and some time spent ordering products on Amazon. Which, by the way, if you want to order them yourself he links out to the products he used in the description of the video on YouTube.

One major loophole that Quinn used in the building of this computer is ‘surplus warehouses’. Most colleges replace their computers after a specified period of time regardless of whether or not the machines are still functioning well. So he went on down to his local college in Utah and scooped up an HP 6300 for just $30 because it was sitting in a warehouse, decommissioned and put out to pasture. When you’re using hacks like that to save money then it’s conceivable that you can build a badass computer for cheap. Of course, you need to know that hacks like that even exist and someone like myself wouldn’t have a clue that these surplus warehouses exist without watching videos like this one…There was also the $5 SSD gamble that paid off for him.

Anyway, here’s the performance charge showing how this $70 Hackintosh ranked against other computers on the market:

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Who in their right mind wouldn’t want to save $1,930 on a $2,000 computer? This is inspiring.

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The 15 best ’80s songs from Netflix’s new show ‘GLOW’

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With its authentic look at all things 1980s, the new Netflix series "GLOW" has become our latest binge obsession. And then there’s its incredible soundtrack.

Following the creation of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling promotion, which really became a hit TV show in the late 1980s, the Netflix comedy starring Alison Brie and breakout star Betty Glipin pays homage to the era with loud outfits, teased hair, and some of the best music of the era.

Here we highlight the 15 best songs from the show:

Warning: Minor spoilers revealed if you haven’t seen the entire first season.

SEE ALSO: The biggest hit song of the year you were born

1. "The Warrior" by Patty Smyth

The first episode of the show kicks off with this classic anthem.

Listen to the song.

2. "Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)" by Journey

When Debbie (Egan) finally learns that Ruth (Brie) has been sleeping with her husband, Mark (Rich Sommer), she confronts her at the wrestling gym. With both ladies in the ring, G.L.O.W. director Sam Sylvia (Marc Maron) has a vision of what could be. Cue this classic Journey song.

Listen to the song.

3. "Stir It Up" by Patti LaBelle

The song in the first episode’s end credits is a track best known for being on the "Beverly Hills Cop" soundtrack, which, at the time the show is set in, would have been a huge hit on the radio.

Listen to the song.

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A biometric ring could replace your passwords, cards and keys

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Smart rings aren’t a novel idea — there are plenty of fitness tracking, notification-sending, payment or even protective finger ornaments around. But none have the ability to identify you and authorize your transactions wherever you go. That is, until Token hits the market. It’s a biometric ring that can be used to open house doors, start cars, make credit card transactions and sign in to your computer. That all sounds nifty in theory, but without any real cooperation from the third parties that enable those authorizations, Token is all but useless. The good news is that its makers managed to get support from an impressive list of partners including MasterCard, Microsoft, Visa and HID.

That last company is responsible for 80 percent of the keyless security systems in the market, according to Token’s makers. Even if the physical readers at your office aren’t made by HID, the protocol behind them most likely is. Setting up your Token to work as an entry card is therefore as simple as getting a keycard issued, except your profile is stored on your ring instead of a physical card.

Another intriguing application for Token is as a payment card for public transport, via a MasterCard partnership. By the end of the year, you’ll be able to tap on card readers to enter train and bus systems around the world. US cities slated to support this by 2017 include Chicago, Salt Lake City, Miami and Philadelphia, while the company expects service in New York City to be activated in the first quarter of 2018, although a recent report puts that date closer to 2021. Whether that could mean greater convenience or more potential for breakdowns due to glitchy technology remains to be seen, but at a recent demo, Token worked well with sample card readers and card-payment terminals.

The way Token works is simple: With a fingerprint sensor on the inside, it can confirm that you’re the authorized user. Then, you slide on the ring, and an onboard IR optical sensor makes sure the device is still on your finger. As long as you have not taken it off, you can authorize transactions with a tap of your hand. Once removed, you’ll have to place your finger on the sensor again before the Token can be used for access. You can add credit cards, login passwords and set up other profiles via a companion app, and afterwards, you won’t have to choose which transaction to authorize. The signal that is continuously broadcast (when you’re wearing the ring) can be interpreted by a variety of readers. Only one fingerprint can be assigned to each Token, as the company wants to prevent multiple users sharing such a personal product.

Speaking of — personal taste may also affect whether you like the Token. It’s a relatively chunky, half-inch-tall ring that looks somewhat basic. It is prettier when stacked with a slimmer, shinier ring, though, and that’s up to the wearer to pair. Not everyone is going to want to put on a ring, but Token’s makers believe (and say their research shows) that the function provided by the device can persuade most people to use it. Thankfully, the Token is water-resistant up to 50 meters so you won’t have to remove it when washing your hands.

Security is also a big concern for Tokenize, the makers of Token. As its name suggests, the company uses tokenization to add a layer of protection to credit card transactions. In addition to that and the fingerprint-and-IR-sensor combination, Tokenize says it stores credentials on an EAL5+ certified secure element for safety. It’s not immediately clear what other security measures are in place, but Tokenize is part of the FIDO alliance, and its partnership with major financial institutions like MasterCard and Visa lend it some credibility on the security front.

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Token transmits the authentication signal over NFC in most situations, while Bluetooth is used when signing into existing laptops. NFC requires close proximity between devices for an authorization, so it’s not as easy as Bluetooth to exploit. But since few notebooks have NFC support yet, Token has to rely on Bluetooth for those logins, which you trigger by knocking your finger on a surface twice. When web authority W3C releases its new guidelines later this year, major browsers are expected to enable NFC or Bluetooth-based logins to websites in place of passwords. While that feature isn’t live yet, you can already sign into your laptop with Token. During my demo, the company’s owner unlocked her MacBook simply by rapping her ring-bearing hand on the table.

Tokenize estimates that Token’s battery will last up to three weeks on a charge. Each ring comes with its own wireless charging holder, and houses LED lights that will blink red each minute when your battery is down to 30 percent, which the company says is about a couple of days away from dying.

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There are many more applications for Token that we don’t have time to get into, including an NFC-capable smart lock for your house door and a car starter for convenient setup in vehicles with the start button. These two are made by Tokenize, and cost $100 each or $399 as a kit bundled with the basic flavor of the ring. The wearable itself starts at $249, and more-premium 14K rose gold and black rhodium versions cost $299. They’re available for pre-order now (in US sizes 6 to 12) on the Tokenize website and will ship in December. That gives the company’s partners some time to get the infrastructure in place so all of Token’s promised applications will work when it’s released. And let’s hope they hurry up already.

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A tiny iOS audio+MIDI interface, a huge DIY iOS MIDI controller

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Everything about the iPad is about portability. Thinness. Ever-changing interfaces. Functionality hidden behind a pane of glass.

But, hey, now that you’ve slimmed down your computational device, why not go hog wild with tangible controls and a sprawling DIY MIDI controller?

That’s what Jakob Haq, the nearest thing to an iOS music celebrity we’ve got, has done with his rig. He’s got a video showing off a very simple, easy, friendly-to-everyone solution that fits in your pocket — versus a one-of-a-kind custom creation that will fit in your pocket if you’re wearing a camping tent.

Let’s look at each of those.

First, KORG have an exceptionally useful interface called plugKEY MIDI. Via one Lightning connection to your iPhone or iPad, you get audio out (via jack connections), headphone out, MIDI input, and charging (via standard microUSB). My only complaint is, you don’t get MIDI output, so you can’t use this for sequencing – you’ll need a different interface for that. But it’s still one of the handier options out there.

That is, this seems a quick way to get audio out, charging, and MIDI in. For more I/O, you have the iConnectMIDI offerings, or my current go-to solution, IK’s iRIG Pro Duo (which does audio in and out and MIDI in and out).

It’s what Jakob is doing with that MIDI in that’s most interesting, though.

It says something about the post-PC age. The iPad is thin, and barely there, but it does give you visuals. By connecting Jakob’s monster MIDI controller to the input, he can get as much physical control as he would hardware.

The video with the KORG shows a bit about that, but have a look, too, at how he got there:

Heavy stuff. And beautiful – a merging of the computer and GUI interface with more conventional physical controls.

As usual, I can’t wait to see what Jakob cooks up next. More links in his YouTube channel.

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Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption

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Hackers have caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard.

There’s very little information about who might be behind the disruption, but technology experts who examined screenshots circulating on social media said it bears the hallmarks of ransomware, the name given to programs that hold data hostage by scrambling it until a payment is made.

Some are speculating whether the attack is similar to the WannaCry virus that caused global chaos in May.

Ukraine was hit particularly hard. Company and government officials reported major disruption to the Ukrainian power grid, banks, and government offices. Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko on Tuesday posted a picture of a darkened computer screen to Twitter, saying that the computer system at the government’s headquarters has been shut down.

Even supermarkets were affected, as this photo from Ukraine’s second-largest city of Kharkiv shows:

Russia’s Rosneft energy company also reported falling victim to hacking, as did shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk, which said every branch of its business was affected.

Britain’s WPP, the world’s largest advertising company, was also affected, the BBC reported.

"It appears to be a variant of a piece of ransomware that emerged last year," Alan Woodward, a computer scientist at Surrey University, told the BBC. "It was updated earlier in 2017 by the criminals when certain aspects were defeated."

Saint Gobain, a French construction materials company, said it was also the victim of an attack, and a spokesman told Reuters that they were isolating computer systems in order to protect data.

The food company Mondelez International said its employees were experiencing technical "difficulties in various geographies," but weren’t sure if they too were the victim of a cyberattack.

This story is developing.

SEE ALSO: MPs are locked out of their email accounts after hackers tried to guess their passwords

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Ransomware hack attack of ‘unprecedented’ size slams into businesses around the world

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Breaking: Ransomware hack attack of ‘unprecedented’ size slams into businesses around the world

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It’s a new kind of terrorism, and it’s something we’re going to have to get used to seeing: Organizations in Ukraine, Russia, Denmark, the United Kingdom and more nations appear to be facing what appears to be another major ransomware cyber attack. 

Though the perpetrator—and even the type of attack—aren’t entirely clear yet, photos of infected computer screens around the world are showing ransom notes demanding bitcoin, meaning the infection’s a type of ransomware that locks down a computer, until its operator pays a ransom to the hackers. 

Right now, Ukraine appears to be taking the brunt of the attack. The National Bank of Ukraine is reportedly unable to perform the basic functions of a bank right now due to a type of “virus,” and the international airport in the nation’s capital, Kiev, is bogged down in an attack as well. Attackers also went after Ukraine’s power supply, according to The New York Times, but have so far been unsuccessful

According to the Kyiv Post, Anton Gerashchenko, an advisor to the interior minister of Ukraine, has blamed the Russian government for the attack. The Russian government has established its reputation as a cyber-power, and has attacked Ukraine’s energy grid before, shutting off power to a portion of Ukraine in 2015.

That said? Russian oil company Rosneft also reported a cyber attack on Tuesay. The company’s in the process of suing another Russian business after that business bought an oil producing company.

A British advertising firm, as well as a Danish transportation and energy company have also reportedly been affected

This is a developing story, and we’ll update with more information when we have it. 

[Know anything about this attack? We’re listening.]

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Boogie Boarder Gets WRECKED By Wave, Launched 40-Feet, And Lands With A Burst Lung

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Professional boogie boarder Jack Baker was launched 20 feet into the air and 40 feet forwards by a freak wave in Cronulla, Sydney, Australia. The accident took place when a freak outgoing wave collided with the wave Jack Baker was riding. Baker’s friend, surfer Craig Stroh, filmed the entire encounter from the beach and looked on in horror as his friend got absolutely demolished by the rogue wave.

The freak wave that caused the collision was caused by backwash, or waves crashing into the rocks on the shoreline and heading back out to sea. The backwash wave collided perfectly with the wave Jack Baker was riding and it crushed him, sending him flying 20-feet into the air.

When he landed, Jack Baker fell into the water at an estimated 16 mph and the impact caused one of his lungs to burst. This impact caused the 22-year-old professional body boarder to lose a liter of blood.

Upon first seeing ‘wave catapults body boarder 25ft in the air’ I assumed that this was filmed at The Wedge in Southern California, but I was sorely mistaken. The Wedge is one of the most peculiar waves on the planet, and a worldwide destination for extreme boogie boarders (is ‘extreme boogie boarder’ an oxymoron?). But this accident wasn’t caused by the freak geography of The Wedge, it took place across the globe in Sydney, Australia. It was all the result of a wage ricocheting perfectly off the rocks and colliding with a breaking 4-foot wave that a body boarder just so happened to be riding. What are the odds? (h/t Caters Clips YouTube)

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Taiwan’s ‘Strongest Grandfather’ Is Still Ripped At The Ripe Old Age Of 72

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If you need motivation to hit the gym today look no further than Huang Ching-hsin. This jacked grandpa is 72-years-old old, but you couldn’t tell his age by his impressive workout regiment in the gym. The man known as “Taiwan’s Strongest Grandfather,” routinely outperforms guys at the gym who are half (third) (quarter) his age.

The ridiculously ripped grandpa is a farmer from Pingtung, which is in south-western Taiwan. But Huang doesn’t just get it done in the fields, he’s kicking ass in the gym too. The strongest grandfather gets rock-hard abs and toned pecs from his intense gym regimen that including pushups, pull-ups, and crunches. The 72-year-old can bench press 264lbs. His ripped physique has caused him to get a second nickname, “Real-life Master Roshi,” based on the muscle-bound, white-bearded martial arts master from Japan’s popular cartoon “Dragon Ball.”

Huang Ching-hsin has gone viral this week, but he isn’t looking for attention and said that he exercises “for fun.” So don’t make any excuses for not going to the gym today and if this 72-year-old can have a ripped six-pack so can you.

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The neuroscience of motivation—and how it can change your life

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Whether you’re an entrepreneur, freelancer, or manager, there’s no underestimating the power of motivation.

Motivation is what energizes, maintains, and controls your behavior against internal and external forces. The type of motivation in different situations can help you excel. The type of motivation can prevent you from being at your best. The type of motivation can even effect productivity.

Internal motivation is the type that can effect your being tired or sick, etc. External motivations are forces such as email, Netflix, people popping in your office, maybe the weather, etc.

Kimberly Schaufenbuel is the program director at The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill. Schaufenbuel’s UNC Executive Development white paper has given insight into motivation in the workplace. She states, “We did not understand the core science behind these practices,” (of employee motivation).

One of the biggest breakthroughs has been because of the advances in the field of neuroscience. As well, Kimberly Schaufenbuel’s studies explain the “technological advances in functional magnetic imaging (fMRI).”

The importance of study into processes of executive and employee development and the technology of the imagining cannot be overstated. “We’re finally able to understand the workings of the brain. We are beginning to see the physical link these and other management practices have to the brain.”

Motivation: It’s all in your head

Motivation is more than just willpower. It’s actually in your head. As Dean Griffiths, the Founder & CEO of Energy Fusion, explains

Within our brains we have an emotionally sensitive switching station, called the amygdala, which lies deep within the limbic system. In the absence of high stress or fear, the amygdala directs incoming information to the prefrontal cortex (PFC). The PFC’s role then is to turn that information into long-term memory or process it through the cognitive and emotional control networks of the higher functions within our brain. That then allow us to either respond or to ignore it.

Griffiths adds that “this reflective response cannot take place during a high-stress emotional state which blocks this flow of information. The situations of frustration or boredom are associated with a high stress state within the amygdala.”

Vanderbilt University conducted a study where scientists mapped the brains of both “go-getters” and “slackers.” The study showed that those who were “willing to work hard for rewards had higher dopamine levels. The dopamine was in the striatum and PFC, which are both linked to motivation and reward.”

With “slackers,” however, dopamine was only found in the anterior insula. This area of the brain is associated with emotion and risk perception.“

Our motivation levels are related to our perceived difficulty of a task and the perceived rewards that come from completing that task.” This means that when there are low rewards, the motivation to power through a task is going to be lower.”

If the perceived difficulty of a task suddenly increases during a period of low motivation, our motivation level will then drop even further.” This will eventually lead to “a downward spiral in motivational level unless we do something to override this.”

The Vroom expectancy motivation theory

So, how can we override these reactions? That’s where something called “the Expectancy Theory” comes into play.

Developed by Victor Harold Vroom, a business school professor at the Yale School of Management. “Vroom’s expectancy theory assumes that behavior results from conscious choices. Untrue, Vroom believed these alternatives only purpose is to maximize pleasure and to minimize pain.”  

Vroom also believed that “individual factors such as personality, skills, knowledge, experience and abilities,” were factors. Vroom mentions three variables — expectancy, instrumentality, and valence.

Expectancy is having the right tools or skills. Instrumentality is the clear understanding of the relationship between performance and outcomes. And, valence is the importance that the individual places upon the expected outcome.

Dean Griffiths, CEO of Energy Fusion says “people are most motivated if they believe that they will receive a desired reward.” Individuals are the least motivated if they don’t want the reward or they don’t believe that their efforts will result in the reward.”

The keys to motivation

Simply put, when the reward is greater, then you’re going to be more motivated. This concept is much better understood in the world today. But, how can you achieve high motivation that for those tedious or repetitive tasks?

Set achievable goals:

For starters, you could make the task less difficult by breaking the task into smaller tasks. For example, if you’re a freelancer and assigned the project of writing an eBook, break that down in chapters. Don’t focus on the entire eBook.

Your other option would be to increase the rewards after completing a task. Maybe when you complete a chapter or two of the eBook you reward yourself by going to dinner with friends instead of ordering a pizza.

In short, set achievable goals that are easily attainable. When you see the light at the end of the tunnel, you’re more likely to keep driving forward until you’ve reached it.

Train your brain:

Besides setting achievable goals, you can also train your brain.

As Geoffrey James states in an article for Inc.com, “when you encounter a difficult situation, your brain reacts differently when you say, “I am…,” as opposed to “I feel…’”

James cites management coach Jon Pratlett who explains:

“Research suggests that when our brain’s fight/flight response is activated and we become aware of it, saying to ourselves ‘I am angry,’ ‘I’m frustrated,’ or ‘I’m sad’ is only likely to perpetuate the threat response.”

This is because whenever you say “I am” you’re actually making a statement about your identity. 

This implies “the permanence of that emotion. In other words you’re saying to yourself, “This feeling is who I am.”Instead, you should “characterize your emotion as something you feel.”

Saying, “I feel…” rather than “I am…” is more likely to result in:

“…a measurable shift in blood flow AWAY from the fight/flight centre and major muscle groups. And, a shift TOWARD the prefrontal cortex (PFC). The PFC is “the very part of the brain that cultivates witnessing, empathy, and problem-solving.”

To train your brain to become motivated, you would say “I am motivated” as opposed to “I feel motivated” because it makes it a part of your identity.

Using the science of motivation to improve employee motivation.

The above is all well and good if you’re a solopreneur, but what if you’re in charge of team? How can you motivate them?

You first need to familiarize yourself with the four behavioral drivers:

  • Drive to acquire. This relates to the acquisition of status for immediate gratification. A reward system could fulfill this drive.

  • Drive to defend. This is where a threat triggers someone to become active. Focusing on the cause of the threat instead of the reaction. To reduce the drive to defend, you can provide training.

  • Drive to bond. This drive allows like-minded people with similar interests to work well together. Foster this drive through feedback, support, and coaching.

  • Drive to learn. This fulfills the natural desire to make sense of the world around you. Tasks should be defined so that they highlight its meaning and how it contributes to the big picture.

You can also use David Rock’s SCARF model to further understand how the brain responds to perceived threats and rewards.

Based on Rock’s model, “a job should not be viewed as a business transaction. Do the work and get paid. Rather, think of the job as a part of a social system. Here the brain is rewarded (or punished) based on how well the business environment is meeting an employee’s need. For instance the employees need for status, certainty, autonomy, relatedness, and fairness.”

  • Status relates to a person’s relative importance to others, so provide feedback that aid the recipient’s status. Avoid feedback that threatens it.

  • Certainty is about being able to predict the future. Help your brain conserve energy by providing clear instructions.

  • Autonomy provides a sense of control over events. More autonomy means less stress for your team.

  • Relatedness is the sense of connection and safety with others (the brain perceives a friend versus a foe). Foster a culture of teamwork to increase relatedness.

  • Fairness is the perception of being treated justly. Treat your team with dignity and respect. Also make sure that they are compensated fairly and have job security.

John Rampton is serial entrepreneur who now focuses on helping people to build amazing products and services that scale. He is founder of the online payments company Due.

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