Archive for ◊ August, 2010 ◊

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• Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Carrots & Sticks, Grasshopper

I have written before about carrots and sticks, fear and reward, and about the fact that we possibly need both to be motivated to carry out actions.

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• Saturday, August 21st, 2010

Why do we rely on case studies to determine the right and wrong way to lead people?

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• Thursday, August 19th, 2010

At the end of the work day find a way to unwind for twenty minutes before re-engaging with the next part of your life

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• Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

A Jennifer Aniston Neuron?

If you’ve read John Medina’s great book, The Brain Rules, then you will have come across something that he calls the ‘Jennifer Aniston’ neuron.

In short, if you show people a picture of Jennifer Aniston, there is a neural area of their brain that starts going berserk.