Better Than Before Episode 240: Dave Kenney on Improving Your Brain Health

Our podcast is designed to provide you with top business insights, fresh perspectives from world-class guests, and the tools you need to lead better than before. In this episode, Tony Richards interviews David Kenney, a Brain Health Coach, on increasing your performance through total brain health.

Segment 1: Dave Kenney, a Brain Health Coach, joins us as this week’s featured guest.

01:00 – Welcome to Better Than Before

06:30 – Neuroplasticity

15:00 – Brain Healthy Lifestyle

24:00 – Focus and Memory

27:00 – Brain and Sleep

30:00 – Tony’s Lightning Leadership Questions

Segment 2: Leadership Lesson: Psychological Trigger Devices

37:00 – Psychological Triggers

39:30 – Removing Negative Triggers 

Brain health is important to leadership. You must always take care of yourself first before you can effectively lead others. #BetterThanBefore

Guest Information

Dave Kenney is the Co-Founder and Executive Director at Emergo Recovery, a private, residential recovery and wellness centre focused on a brain-first approach specializing. Dave is a PhD candidate in philosophy at Canterbury University focusing on neuroscience and psychology and holds a master’s degree in education from Northwestern State University. He is also a certified Brain Health Coach with the Amen Clinics, and he is a certified Life Coach. Additionally, Dave is a member of both the Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) and the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). Dave is an international speaker, trainer and executive coach.


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Better than Before is hosted by Tony Richards and produced by Clear Vision Development Group. Our staff includes William Foster and Whitney Coker. You can subscribe or leave a review for Better than Before on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and iHeartRadio. If you have a leadership question you would like answered on the show, email us at

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