Tag Archives: Psychology

Behavior Uncut: Situational Power

All people are capable of enacting the most treasured behaviors as well as the most heinous behaviors. It’s human nature… Based on the situation, people act in ways that align with a belief of self-identity. The executive function of the brain could make an unselfish choice that would lead to certain consequences. People believe that […]

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Preventing Cognitive Shortcuts from Damaging Leadership Relationship Building

All of us develop cognitive shortcuts to efficiently comprehend the abundance of available information in a short amount of time, but concurrently we are also creating untrue assumptions about the world around us. Our information processing is not perfect and the created incorrect assumptions create an additional workload in the future. Working with incorrect data […]

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The Blame Game

The basis of blame is called the Fundamental Attribution Theory. This theory describes the error involved in attributing blame and is a valuable asset for a leader’s knowledge base. The basic concept involves blaming mistakes that others make on their personality or individual qualities and the mistakes that we make are blamed on the situation. […]

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Adapt or Perish – Maybe!

Adapt or Perish – Maybe! Adapt is a substitute word for Change or Evolve. Why are we resistant to Change, if history tells us that if we don’t change – we will die? Answer: Change produces uncertainty, and we take stock in knowing what is coming next because it brings a sense of security. Our […]

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