The brain's natural tendency to cut corners can pave the way for irrational decisions.
In shattering times like these, it can be hard to know how to respond. When faced with crisis, we often turn to role models
Using System 1 thinking on a System 2 problem doesn't work. In 2003, Vice-President Dick Cheney, no doubt with a mental model
The most successful leaders function with a healthy dose of forward-thinking optimism and down-to-earth realism. They look
2. Young People Although the nature and meaning of leadership can be debatable. There is no doubt that there is a slow shift
"When people are presented with a steady rhythm or beat, they are inclined to mimic that beat and, in turn, get in sync," he
With the election two weeks away, it's difficult to focus on anything else. In addition to daily election news, there are
Fear is having a good season. Fear of terrorists, a Trump presidency, a Clinton presidency, police violence, the Zika virus, immigrants, being left behind, and the usual lethal weather, plane crashes, cancer, Alzheimer's, ... the list goes on. A quick survey of the headlines provides a window on what we fear. And that's part of the problem.