The Top 10 Psychology Studies of 2010 The end of 2010 fast approaches, and I'm thrilled to have been asked by the editors of Psychology Today to write about the Top 10 psychology studies of the year. I've focused on studies that I personally feel stand out, not only as examples of great science, but even more importantly, as examples of how the science of psychology can improve our lives. Each study has a clear "take home" message, offering the reader an insight or a simple strategy they can use to reach their goals , strengthen their relationships, make better decisions, or become happier. If you extract the wisdom from these ten studies and apply them in your own life, 2011 just might be a very good year.
Creative Solutions Services Blog – Getting Competitive Through Knowledge Management “An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage” Jack Welch, Former CEO of General Electric It might take quite some time before organizations understand the importance of knowledge management. It is a topic more aligned with big corporations, while smaller businesses may not ever have heard about this concept. But not having heard about it doesn’t mean they don’t unknowingly practice it. Knowledge management has been around for ages, existing whether we acknowledge it or not. There is no universal definition of knowledge management and no real agreement as to what constitutes it.
Why Inspiration Matters - Scott Barry Kaufman “When your Daemon is in charge, do not try to think consciously. Drift, wait, and obey.” — Rudyard Kipling In a culture obsessed with measuring talent and ability, we often overlook the important role of inspiration. Inspiration awakens us to new possibilities by allowing us to transcend our ordinary experiences and limitations. Inspiration propels a person from apathy to possibility, and transforms the way we perceive our own capabilities.
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List of cognitive biases Illustration by John Manoogian III (jm3). Cognitive biases can be organized into four categories: biases that arise from too much information, not enough meaning, the need to act quickly, and the limits of memory. Cognitive biases are tendencies to think in certain ways that can lead to systematic deviations from a standard of rationality or good judgment, and are often studied in psychology and behavioral economics. There are also controversies over some of these biases as to whether they count as useless or irrational, or whether they result in useful attitudes or behavior.
Multi-Lingual Text Analysis- A Plan To Action from #SMAS12 ‘80% of success is showing up’- Woody Allen He could have been referring to multi-lingual text analysis. Is that good news? It might be. The Secret of Innovation: The Best Ideas Are Small - Derek Thompson - Business Kicking off a new special report on creativity and innovation at the personal, business, and government levels "Ideas just aren't what they used to be," Neal Gabler observed in a New York Times essay this summer about the end of ideas (which is, paradoxically, an idea). Reviewing The Atlantic's annual ideas issue of 2011 -- a list that included The Players Own the Game, Wall Street: Same as it Ever Was, and The Rise of the Middle Class (Just Not Ours) -- Gabler decided that these headlines were too small to qualify as full-fledged ideas, especially when you stack them up against earth-shaking pronouncements like The Big Bang Theory and The End of History.
Color Psychology by David Johnson Like death and taxes, there is no escaping color. It is ubiquitous. Still Leading the Charge Towards Holistic Integration « Business Process Integration May 23, 2012 at 3:56 am Andy Griffin At Adeptia, we’ve been talking about holistic integration strategies for years. We’ve predicted the direction of the industry and have innovatively developed a product that addresses the most complex integration requirements in a single, holistic system. Innovation; Innovator's DNA A major new study has highlighted the key skills that innovative and creative entrepreneurs need to develop. According to Hal Gregersen, an INSEAD professor and co-author of a six-year-long study into disruptive innovation involving some 3,500 executives, there are five 'discovery' skills you need but, he says, you don't have to be 'great in everything. A major new study involving some 3,500 executives has highlighted the key skills that innovative and creative entrepreneurs need to develop.
How to Trick Your Brain for Happiness This month, we feature videos of a Greater Good presentation by Rick Hanson, the best-selling author and trailblazing psychologist. In this excerpt from his talk, Dr. Hanson explains how we can take advantage of the brain’s natural “plasticity”—it’s ability to change shape over time. gobyg There’s this great line by Ani Tenzin Palmo, an English woman who spent 12 years in a cave in Tibet: “We do not know what a thought is, yet we’re thinking them all the time.” It’s true. Integrating PLM and MES – Realizing the Digital Factory Tech-Clarity Insight Integrating PLM and MES – Realizing the Digital Factory expands the discussion on the roles that ERP and PLM play in manufacturing to include the role of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES). The paper discusses the business need for integrating the solutions, automating the integrated product and production lifecycle, and closing the loop between designs and products. The report includes experiences shared through interviews with a leading aerospace manufacturer, a Siemens electronics plant, and ATK Space Systems. Please enjoy the free Executive Summary below, or click the report title above to download the full PDF (free of charge, no registration required). Table of Contents