Break through Blind Spots with Brain Science

I work with individuals and organizations who want to overcome biological blind spots in order to optimize human performance.

Brain. Body. Business - Evolved. 

Business made Better through Biology. 


  • Thanks to Dr. Heiss, we had triple the number of attendees we normally have at these programs. Rebecca was informative, engaging and all our employees loved her and wanted more.
    — Stephanie Urquhart, Sonoco Products Company
  • Rebecca is the modern age ‘Wonder Woman’ with a PhD. She is a great inspiration to men and women leaders alike. A must-hear for the gender challenges many companies face today.
    — Nadia Lee, Adia Kibur
  • Dr. Heiss has both great content and a warm energetic presentation style that keeps you engaged and wanting more. Understanding the brain chemistry behind our leadership styles is really useful for running our organizations.
    — Nora Paller, Vistage
  • I highly recommend the science-based approach to developing leadership behaviors that fuel innovative thinking. Her stories were inspirational and our group of CEOs walked away with new insights for exercising our brains to build higher levels of consciousness.
    — Kirk McMillan, Abraxas Business Services
  • An inspiring message that helps us all harness our full potential as leaders.
    — Mercy Tolentino Steenwyk, ForensisGroup, Inc.
  • Rebecca was unfailingly prompt, clear and organized in her communications. We received A+ feedback from our attendees on both of her presentations. Highly recommended as a speaker and professional!
    — W.E., Director of Programs and Events, SC Chamber of Commerce
  • Rebecca, I again want to express how powerful and aligned your presentation was with my spirit. So much you said resonated with me. It added a very powerful piece to my puzzle.
    — A.M., Conference Paricipant
  • Rebecca Heiss was one of the best speakers I have ever heard. She was great! Engaging conversation...still talking about it today!
    — A.A.N.C., Attendee, NCACPA (North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants)


Are you among the 90% of people with a serious Blind Spot? Find out by taking the quick Health Blind Spot Quiz or Organizational Blind Spots Quiz to help you identify areas that might be a concern to your organization.


Diversity & Inclusion, ethics, brain science, cooperative culture, women's leadership, Ingroup/Outgroup, Implicit bias, conscious living, stress reduction, Inspiration & motivation

Engaging, inspiring and enthusiastic, Rebecca's style meets her audiences where they are and brings them along for a fascinating journey into their own minds. Brain science for business has never been more approachable and fun! Her enthusiasm for helping others maximize their potentials is as infectious as her energy. 

Using the biologically driven challenges organizations face in managing behaviors, Rebecca weaves together stories from her personal experiences, cutting edge research in neuroscience, and practical takeaways for everyday operations in work and life. The result is an unforgettable experience that will permanently shift the perceptions of participants and redirect them on a course toward happier, healthier, and more productive lives.  


"Change your environment to change your mind. This is business, evolved."


As an evolutionary biologist, Rebecca brings refreshing insights from the biological perspective to help her clients make sense of the "whys?" underlying our behaviors as individuals and institutions. Key highlights of her signature workshops include:

  • Reconciling stone-aged brains to operate more efficiently in a modern world
  • Understanding biologically driven behaviors and helping them work for you, not against you
  • Building cooperation, and stimulating creativity and innovation by understanding the underlying mechanisms that regulate these processes at a neurological level
  • Optimizing the work environment to allow the greatest potential from all employees

A native New Yorker, Rebecca currently resides in South Carolina and is finishing her book Instinctive Cognition, which highlights how to live with intention beyond our subconscious minds. 


Download the free e-book, Blind Spots to Breakthroughs

Click the button below to download the free PDF e-book. It introduces some of the concepts that define Rebecca's work and offers handy tips to live more consciously.


TEDx: Ghostbusting Our Evolutionary "Other"

Watch Rebecca deliver her TEDx talk, Ghostbusting Our Evolutionary "Other," on YouTube: