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"Dr. Tsipursky has no crystal ball; as a behavioral economist and cognitive neuroscientist, his expertise is in recognizing the blindspots in our nature – cognitive biases – that lead us to misperceive reality and make disastrous errors in our decision making. These errors are costing lives and ruining livelihoods. Please make use of the practical advice he shares in this concise and practical guide. They will help keep you safe, and enable you to plan for your future in 'the new abnormal.'”

- Tim Ward, publisher of Changemakers Books, CEO of Intermedia Communications Training, and author of nine books, including The Master Communicator's Handbook and Resilience: Virtually Speaking: Communicating at a Distance

 

Resilience: Adapt and Plan for the New Abnormal of the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic

 

COVID-19 has demonstrated clearly that businesses, nonprofits, individuals, and governments are terrible at dealing effectively with large-scale disasters that take the form of slow-moving train-wrecks. Using cutting-edge research in cognitive neuroscience and behavioral economics on dangerous judgement errors (cognitive biases), this book first explains why we respond so poorly to slow-moving, high-impact, and long-term crises. Next, the book shares research-based strategies for how organizations and individuals can adapt effectively to the new abnormal of the COVID-19 pandemic and similar disasters. Finally, it shows how to develop an effective strategic plan and make the best major decisions in the context of the uncertainty and ambiguity brought about by COVID-19 and other slow-moving large-scale catastrophes. Gleb Tsipursky combines research-based strategies with real-life stories from his business and nonprofit clients as they adapt to the pandemic. 

This book is part of the Resilience Series by Changemakers Books, an intensive, collaborative effort in response to the 2020 coronavirus epidemic. Each volume offers expert advice for developing the practical, emotional and spiritual skills that you can master to become more resilient in a time of  crisis.

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Dr. Gleb Tsipursky

Dr. Gleb Tsipursky empowers you to avoid business disasters as a consultant, coach, speaker, trainer, and CEO of Disaster Avoidance Experts. A best-selling author, he wrote Never Go With Your Gut, The Blindspots Between Us, and The Truth Seeker’s Handbook

 

His cutting-edge thought leadership was featured in over 400 articles and 350 interviews in Fast Company, CBS News, Time, Scientific American,  The Conversation, Business Insider, Government Executive, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Psychology Today, Inc. Magazine, and elsewhere. He has a strong research background in behavioral economics and cognitive neuroscience with over 15 years in academia, including 7 as a professor at the Ohio State University, with dozens of peer-reviewed academic publications. 

 

In his free time, he enjoys tennis, gardening, and most importantly, spending abundant quality time with his wife to avoid disasters in his personal life.

Best Seller Status

Resilience: Adapt and Plan for the New Abnormal of the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic reached #37 in Amazon Best Sellers and #5 in Amazon Hot New Releases, both in the Cognitive Neuroscience and Cognitive Psychology category.

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Making The Right Decision During Times of Uncertainty | A Conversation With Disaster Avoidance Expert Dr. Gleb Tsipursky

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Your Friends Influence Your Shopping Decisions More Than You Think

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | June 5, 2020 |

The people close to you influence your spending choices more than you think. To make wiser shopping decisions, be aware of how your choices are influenced and commit to only purchasing things for their practical value. 

Buying Choices

Why Do More Buying Choices Cause Unhappiness?

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | May 26, 2020 |

More buying choices lead to less happiness. To make better shopping decisions, satisfice and limit your options. Look for products that are good enough.

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Build Strong Stakeholder Relationships Through These Three Social Intelligence Methods

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | May 21, 2020 |

Form lasting connections to stakeholders and help them feel understood by using the three social intelligence methods of empathetic listening, echoing and mirroring, and building rapport.