PS: In the book you discuss an improv trick: Moving from "Yes, but..." to "Yes, and..." language. Why is this so important
Here’s the newest guide for learning about cognitive biases and debugging your brain.
As diseases go, on the personal level, being infected with Trumpism is not particularly onerous -- more herpes than Ebola. Should the disease spread beyond current levels, the consequences for the nation would be disastrous.
Biases lead experts and clients to make decisions which cause financial losses. An interesting question worth exploring is if there are any biases incorporated in internal guidelines, as day-to-day banking does not account for biases.
- Introduce music, humor, mindfulness or art to your employees in order to avoid tunnel views and burnouts in the work place
High-impact Design Driven Startups are investors' darlings and the INDEX: Award is taking advantage of this by applying their unique design award evaluation process to vetting candidates for venture capital funding.
I want to take this opportunity to thank all those involved in the production and development of Disney•Pixar's film "Inside Out." The film is named "Inside Out" because it is about the inner workings of the mind, which controls how people behave.
The fascinating thing, however, is not so much the root of why a hater hates but, rather, the psychological processes that more broadly undergird and propel the hating.
Psychological research tells us that introspection is often a highly inaccurate source of self-knowledge. An over-reliance on introspection trips one up -- decreasing performance, reducing decision quality and even undermining self-insight.
It is imperative that when discussing issues such as what constitutes a "small minority" of religious extremists, that we be armed with the proper statistical information along with the ability to process the relevant data in a fair, accurate, and unbiased manner.