Posts Tagged ‘emotion’

CM 074: Lisa Kay Solomon On Designing Strategic Conversations

Leaders face an onslaught of new challenges that demand increasingly innovative solutions. Yet their approaches to finding them often get stuck in either blue-sky brainstorming or bottom-line decision making. Instead, leaders need a path that blends these two approaches — a middle road that engages not only the minds of their teams, but also their…

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CM 017: Jonah Berger on Why Things Catch On

Why do certain products, services, or stories go viral? How can we make our own work contagious? These are questions Wharton Professor, Jonah Berger, answers in his bestselling book, Contagious: Why Things Catch On. In this fascinating interview, he explains his six-part framework and discusses the behaviors that drive us to make certain ideas, products,…

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The Essential Ingredient for a Powerful Learning Experience

Take a few seconds to recall a powerful learning experience. What made it powerful for you? I bet it’s an experience you associate with strong emotions. Maybe you felt challenged, joyful, inspired, or even ashamed. Emotions are synonymous with the experience because they’re part of how you make sense of it. But it’s likely they were…

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