Psychologist Barry Schwartz takes aim at a central tenet of western societies: freedom of choice. In Schwartz’s estimation, choice has made us not freer but more paralyzed, not happier but more dissatisfied.
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In business – just like in life – you can only be sure of two things, death and taxes. If you want to protect your company from an untimely demise and want to see it flourish, simple brainstorming might not be enough. You have to take it a step further.
What can economists learn from linguists? Behavioral economist Keith Chen introduces a fascinating pattern from his research: that languages without a concept for the future — “It rain tomorrow,” instead of “It will rain tomorrow” — correlate strongly with high savings rates.
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When you come to think about pyramids there usually are two that readily spring to mind. One of these are the Pyramids of Giza. The other is Maslow’s Pyramid, which represents the hierarchy of human needs.
The Pyramids of Giza have been around for ages, and it seems like they are here to stay for centuries to come. On the other hand, the foundations of Maslow’s Pyramid have just been shaken a bit.
There are many things you can do to enhance your position of a leader. The entire picture of you, however, consists of both image and sound. Let’s take a look at how to improve the way you sound.