8 Powerful Questions You Need to Ask Before Stakeholder Engagement (Video and Podcast)

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | January 26, 2021 |
stakeholder engagement

Asking the 8 Powerful Questions during a pre-engagement stakeholder assessment will lead to better engagement and stronger relationships with your stakeholders. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes the 8 powerful questions you need to ask before stakeholder engagement.

Build Strong Stakeholder Relationships Through These Three Social Intelligence Methods (Video and Podcast)

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | January 19, 2021 |
Social Intelligence

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. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes how to build strong stakeholder relationships using 3 social intelligence methods.

Are You Feeling COVID Anxiety? (Video and Podcast)

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | January 12, 2021 |
COVID Anxiety

Deal with COVID anxiety and stress immediately by addressing your fundamental needs of safety, connection to others, and self-esteem. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes what to do if you are feeling COVID anxiety.

Should You Be Worried About the New COVID Strains?

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | January 5, 2021 |
New COVID Strains

We greatly underestimate the dangers of the new COVID strains due to cognitive biases such as normalcy bias, hyperbolic discounting, and planning fallacy. We need to change our plans drastically to adapt to the new reality.

Are You Paying Attention to What Matters During This Pandemic? (Video and Podcast)

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | December 29, 2020 |
Paying attention

Defend your organization from disastrous leadership decisions by paying attention to what’s important during this pandemic. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes how to make sure that you are paying attention to what matters during this pandemic.

Are You Feeling COVID Anxiety?

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | December 22, 2020 |
COVID Anxiety

Deal with COVID anxiety and stress immediately by addressing your fundamental needs of safety, connection to others, and self-esteem.

Are You Anchoring Your Business to the Wrong Data? (Video and Podcast)

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | December 15, 2020 |
Anchoring

Anchoring keeps you shackled to initial information and keeps you from moving forward. Make the best decisions to propel your company by breaking free from this mental blindspot. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes how to avoid anchoring your business to the wrong data.

What Are You Paying Attention to During This Pandemic?

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | December 8, 2020 |
paying attention

Defend your company from disastrous leadership decisions by paying attention to what’s important during this pandemic.

Defending Yourself From Misinformation via Neuroscience (Video and Podcast)

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | December 1, 2020 |
Misinformation

You can protect yourself from misinformation by considering alternative interpretations, being suspicious of repetition, and taking the Pro-Truth Pledge. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes how to defend yourself from misinformation via neuroscience.

Why Do More Buying Choices Cause Unhappiness? (Video and Podcast)

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | November 24, 2020 |
Buying Choices

More buying choices lead to less happiness. To make better shopping decisions, limit your options and look for products that are good enough. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes why more buying choices cause unhappiness.

Are You Anchoring Your Business to the Wrong Data?

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | November 17, 2020 |
Anchoring

Anchoring keeps you shackled to initial information and keeps you from moving forward. Make the best decisions to propel your company by breaking free from this mental blindspot.

How Your Household Can Survive and Thrive During This Pandemic (Video and Podcast)

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | November 10, 2020 |
Survive and Thrive

You can survive and thrive in the new abnormal of the pandemic by identifying and addressing fundamental needs of your household: safety, connection, and self-esteem. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes how your household can survive and thrive during this pandemic.

Defending Yourself From Misinformation via Neuroscience

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | November 3, 2020 |
Misinformation

You can protect yourself from misinformation by considering alternative interpretations, being suspicious of repetition, and taking the Pro-Truth Pledge.

How to Manage Election Disaster Risk (Video and Podcast)

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | October 27, 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. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes how to manage election disaster risk.

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 the Remainder on the Pandemic and the Post-Pandemic Recovery?

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.

How to Prevent Conflicts Across Age Divides (Video and Podcast)

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | August 11, 2020 |
Prevent Conflicts

In order to prevent conflicts across age divides, organizations need to avoid dangerous judgment errors. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show.

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