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Decision Making

One Careless Decision Can CRASH A Life

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 05.24.2016 | Impact
Kay Tacke Morse

Ciara, convinced she was curiously and suddenly trapped in her ex boyfriend's sister's horrible nightmare, tried desperately and frantically to get ou...

How to Make Effective Decisions in Business and Life

Anita Heidema | Posted 05.19.2016 | Business
Anita Heidema

Entrepreneurs make dozens of decisions every day. Often, we don't even think twice about the options laid out before us; we just instinctively choose. And yet there are so many variables affecting the choices we make, such as emotions, perceived outcome (risks and rewards), former experience or education, stress, and the list goes on.

6 Ways to Make Faster Decisions (Infographic)

Larry Kim | Posted 05.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Larry Kim

Draw a hard line between the good choices and bad; there's no point mulling over things that just aren't good for you. Of course, you should always trust your gut. Your gut feeling is based on all of those previous experiences and intuitive feelings you may not understand or even remember, but it won't lead you astray.

Instinctive Decision Making in the Era of Cyber Risk, Climate Change and Terrorism

Dante Disparte | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
Dante Disparte

Man-made risks -- such as cyber-attacks, climate change and terrorism -- have become so prevalent and severe that they now impact most everyone, as we...

Are You Failing at Other Minds?

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 05.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

Our gut reactions tend to perceive "the public" as a whole as sharing our perspective. This problem is especially problematic when it causes us to overrate substantially the extent to which others will agree with our political opinions.

Opposing Sides -- Rights vs. Needs

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 05.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

Are you an "adherence-to-the-law" person? Do you believe that law and order is to be respected and followed always and in all circumstances? Or are yo...

After College Graduation, What? Cultivating How to 'Think-Beyond'

Vinita Gupta | Posted 05.07.2016 | Business
Vinita Gupta

After providing the basic foundation, universities launch us in the real world with an inspiring keynote address at the commencement. In the life st...

Where Do Our Mental Maps Lead Us Astray?

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 05.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

So why do we give ourselves a pass, while attributing an obnoxious status to others? Why does our gut always make us out to be the good guys, and other people bad guys? Clearly, there is a disconnect between our gut reaction and reality here.

6 Hacks to Grow Mentally Stronger

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 05.02.2016 | Science
Gleb Tsipursky

Mentally strong people know that the only things we can control in life are our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and that everything else is outside of their control. Therefore, they focus on learning about and improving their thought, feeling, and behavior patterns.

Oh My Dear Heart, Bless You!

Aliya Abbas | Posted 05.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Aliya Abbas

The good thing is that when we truly have had enough of something, our heart naturally comes to an agreement with our mind. Before that happens, my fellow feeler's don't even try to force practical thinking in a situation where your heart feels so strong because it will only fire back.

Making Billions

Marc Prine | Posted 04.29.2016 | Business
Marc Prine

While artistic license is taken within the show, Billions puts psychology in the workplace front and center. One thing is clear, management sciences are here and based on the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the I-O psychology will see a 20 percent growth in the next decade.

What does it take to become successful?

Marcus Brumme | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Marcus Brumme

Being successful is en vogue. It always has been. Having success can lead to a happier and better life.

5 Steps to Decision Making

Merri Macartney | Posted 04.26.2016 | Women
Merri Macartney

Indecisiveness is a productivity and creativity killer.  It often leads to a syndrome known as analysis paralysis.  Fear of choosing the wrong thing, making the wrong decision is at the root of the problem for many people. And then there's overthinking.  It too can cause paralysis.

Future Is to Be Invented Not to Be Figured Out

Kasia Jamroz | Posted 04.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kasia Jamroz

I like to think of life as of a voyage without destination yet with many possible directions.

PLCs? We Need PBCs!

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Samie Al-Achrafi

It was poor advice from the famous economist Milton Friedman that the only duty of a corporation is to maximize its return on investment. Instead, Ell...

8 Mindfulness Tips for Business Decision Makers

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

How great is it when a nice guy or girl finishes first? I was overjoyed to see on my LinkedIn feed that a former colleague, friend, and all-around goo...

4 Ways Mindfulness Improves Your Productivity

Matt Tenney | Posted 04.21.2016 | Business
Matt Tenney

When you hear the word "mindfulness," the word "productivity" isn't likely the first association that comes up for you is it?

This Is What Feeling Hungry Does To Your Brain

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.19.2016 | Science

When you're really hungry, the smell and sight of food takes on a whole new meaning -- so it's unsurprising that going grocery shopping when famished ...

Applying Inspirational Design Thinking to Tackle Breakthrough Innovation

Soren Petersen | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

A society's progress depends upon the quality of the questions it asks itself and to know what questions to ask today in order to secure a sustainable...

12 Science-Based Tips on How to Maintain Happy, Lasting Relationships

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 04.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

I want to share these science-based tips with you to help you avoid those silly mistakes and help your relationships flourish!

The Global Risk Agility Imperative

Daniel Wagner | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business
Daniel Wagner

In the era of man-made risk, in which risks of our own making are having such significant negative impacts on the world, decision makers' at all organizational levels must become risk managers.

4 Questions to Reshape Your Life

Alexandra Harra | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

If you're seeking to reshape your life, reflect on the answers to these four questions to increase your awareness, expand your mindset, and change your outlook:

How to Get Instant Clarity When Making a Decision

Tonya Leigh | Posted 04.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tonya Leigh

Life becomes so much more fun and interesting when your 90-year-old self is in charge. She sees fear for what it is -- a normal part of your life experience but not the part that should be in control all the time.

My Tribute to Kobe Bryant: The Man Who Played Basketball

Aaron Tang | Posted 04.08.2016 | Sports
Aaron Tang

It's easy for us to say Kobe would have won more if he could have just played second fiddle to Shaq, or if he could have passed more. But for a man with that much talent, success and self-belief -- those would have been difficult decisions for him.

Parents as Decision Makers

Viva White | Posted 04.07.2016 | Education
Viva White

All the time, parents are making decisions about what happens in their children's lives. The same needs to be true when it comes to choosing what happens with their child's academic education.