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What Do Employees Want

What Do Employees Want When They Return to the Office?

Our assumptions about what others want are often incorrect due to the cognitive bias called the false consensus effect. Extensive research shows that most employees place a premium on telework and work-life quality after the pandemic.

Your SWOT Analysis is Broken (Here’s How You Can Fix It)

Cognitive biases lead to typical business strategic analyses such as SWOT giving a false sense of comfort and security. The result? Appalling oversights that ruin profitable businesses and bring down high-flying careers.
Member Retention

How Associations Can Improve New Member Retention

To improve new member retention, associations need to avoid dangerous judgment errors. An example is the overconfidence bias, which causes association leaders to be excessively confident about what new members want.
Cognitive bias

Your Dangerous Mistakes? Cognitive Bias in Decision Making at Work (Videocast and Podcast of...

Want to avoid the dangerous judgment errors that scholars in cognitive neuroscience and behavioral economics call cognitive biases in your work? This videocast and podcast will help you defeat all types of cognitive bias!
Cognitive Biases

How to Evaluate Unconscious Bias Caused by Cognitive Biases at Work

To address unconscious cognitive biases in your workplace, you need to evaluate thoroughly their impact on your own professional activities, as well as more broadly in your team and organization, and make and implement a plan to address the problem.

When Should You Go With Your Gut in Business Relationships?

Caption: Business professional holding stomach (HansMartinPaul/Pixabay) Let’s say you’re interviewing a new applicant for a job and you feel something is off. She says all...
Illustration of excessive confidence

Knowing Just Enough To Be Dangerous: How Overconfidence Subverts Rational Politics

  By Joel Lehman     “The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.” -Shakespeare It happens every year. It’s the...
Don't Let The Terrorists Win

Don’t Let The Terrorists Win!

A French flag placed in front of flowers outside 'The Petit Cambodge' in Paris Sunday, Nov. 22, more than a week after the Paris...