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Dr. Greg Wells

2021 Casey Fellow
The 2021 Casey Fellow, Dr. Greg Wells, spoke on his bestselling book, The Ripple Effect, and offered dozens of insights about what it takes to sleep soundly, eat smarter, move more and think clearly. Dr. Wells translated complex science into actionable insights and tactics that can be used to supercharge our lives and help us reach our full potential.

Dr. Wells also shared how embracing small daily decisions plays a huge role in how we feel about ourselves, manage stress, recover emotionally from setbacks, strengthen mental health and live better overall. Beginning with the power of micro-improvements, Dr. Wells taught audiences how to build world-class habits and routines to optimize health, learning and wellbeing.

Key learnings from this session with Dr. Wells included the following:
  • Making 1% gains in health habits to earn exponential performance results.
  • Sleeping soundly is the principal foundation of health and high performance.
  • Physical activity improves memory and problem solving, making you happier.
  • Better eating boosts the immune system, improves learning and increases focus.
  • Eating smarter, moving more and sleeping soundly create a ripple effect. The ripple effect enhances your mental health and ability to think clearly.
Dr. Wells is a scientist and physiologist and has dedicated his career to making the science of human limits understandable and actionable. For more than 25 years, Dr. Wells has shared his knowledge and research with Olympic and world champion athletes, international organizations, school boards and independent schools. He is a veteran endurance athlete, a travel and expedition adventurer and author of four bestselling books. Dr. Wells has a PhD in Physiology and is a Senior Scientist in Translational Medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto as well as the CEO and founder of Wells Performance, a global consulting firm committed to helping teams, schools and businesses become places where people get healthy, perform optimally and reach their potential.
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