How to Manage Election Disaster Risk

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | October 20, 2020 |
Election Disaster

You can protect your work and life from the significant possibility of an election disaster by treating preparation for this likelihood as insurance.

8 Steps to Protect Your Career During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Video and Podcast)

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | October 13, 2020 |
Your Career

Changing jobs or industries during this pandemic is not only possible, but might be critically important for achieving your career potential. Use the best decision-making steps so that you and your career can thrive, not just survive. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes the 8 steps to protect your career during the COVID-19 pandemic.

What Is Unconscious Bias (And How You Can Defeat It) (Video and Podcast)

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | October 6, 2020 |
unconscious bias

To address unconscious bias, you need to understand what it is and how you might fall into it. Just as importantly, you need to develop a series of healthy mental habits that prevent you from falling for unconscious bias. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes what is unconscious bias and how you can defeat it.

How to Avoid Losing (Loss Aversion) (Video and Podcast)

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | September 29, 2020 |
Loss Aversion

Our feelings drive us to experience loss aversion, where we avoid short-term losses and often fail to take worthwhile risks, losing more in the long term. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes how to avoid losing.

How to Do a Strategic Pivot to Address COVID

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | September 22, 2020 |
strategic pivot

A strategic pivot will enable your company to survive and thrive during the COVID pandemic. Start by challenging assumptions about your internal and external business model. Then, revise your strategy and determine next steps to operationalize these changes.

How to Prevent Leadership Development Failures (Video and Podcast)

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | September 15, 2020 |
Leadership Development

Dangerous leadership development issues arise when experienced leaders forget about the many new skills needed for recently-promoted leaders to succeed. This problem stems from a mental blindspot known as the curse of knowledge. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes how to prevent leadership development failures.

How to Deal With Colleagues in Denial (Video and Podcast)

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | September 8, 2020 |
Denial

To get colleagues in denial to believe the truth, use EGRIP: 1) discover their emotions; 2) then their goals; 3) build up rapport; 4) provide info to change their mind; 5) offer positive reinforcement for them updating their beliefs. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes how to deal with colleagues in denial.

How Can You Thrive During This Pandemic?

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | September 1, 2020 |
Thrive During This Pandemic

The journey to self-actualization is also your path to thriving in this pandemic. Evaluate your life through the lens of exploration, love, and purpose and ensure that you satisfy these needs.

Your SWOT Analysis is Broken (Here’s How You Can Fix It) (Video and Podcast)

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | August 25, 2020 |
SWOT Analysis

Cognitive biases lead to typical business strategic analyses such as SWOT giving a false sense of comfort and security. This results in appalling oversights that ruin profitable businesses and bring down high-flying careers. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes why your SWOT analysis is broken, and how you can fix it.

Are You Missing Vital Information Due to the MUM Effect? (Video and Podcast)

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | August 18, 2020 |
MUM Effect

Company cultures and top leaders may unconsciously penalize subordinates who bring them bad news. This dangerous judgment error is called the MUM effect and it creates an atmosphere of secrecy that leads successful companies to stagnate and deteriorate. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes the danger of missing vital information due to the MUM Effect.

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