Posts Tagged ‘biology’

CM 086: Keith Payne on the Surprising Effects of Feeling Unequal

Most of us are aware of the negative effects of income inequality on health and well-being. But few of us realize that just seeing yourself as unequal can produce the same results. Keith Payne, author of the book, The Broken Ladder: How Inequality Affects the Way We Think, Live, and Die, and Professor of Psychology…

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CM 081: Future Partners on Overcoming Resistance to Innovation

Have you ever had a great idea only to have it rejected by your organization? If you are nodding your head, you will want to read Think Wrong: How to Conquer the Status Quo and Do Work that Matters. The authors, John Bielenberg, Mike Burn, and Greg Galle, lead a Silicon Valley innovation firm called…

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CM 080: Oliver Luckett and Michael Casey Rethink Social Media

Why is social media so pervasive? Many have searched for just the right metaphor to capture its explosive growth, yet few have found ones that fit. Instead of turning to concepts like networks or connections, maybe we should be looking to biology. And that is exactly what Oliver Luckett and Michael Casey have done in…

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Blame Your Brain for How You Handle Change

A few months ago, we moved from one apartment to another in the same building. A move like that is about as easy as it gets. We knew the layout of the building, many residents, and store locations nearby. Not much change there, right? Wrong. After several years in our old apartment, I’d stopped thinking…

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