How Your Household Can Survive and Thrive During This Pandemic

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | July 7, 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.

The Trap of Getting Back to Normal in the Pandemic

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | June 30, 2020 |
getting back to normal

Your company can survive and thrive in the new abnormal of the pandemic by protecting against mental blindspots such as the normalcy bias.

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

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | June 23, 2020 |
unconscious bias

To address unconscious bias requires understanding what it is and where and how you might fall into it. Just as importantly, it requires developing a series of healthy mental habits that prevent you from falling for unconscious bias

The Deadly Threat of COVID-19 Misinformation in Mainstream Media

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | June 16, 2020 |
COVID-19 Misinformation

Misinformation kills. Failing to vet thoroughly the quality of information from your favorite news source can lead you and those you care about to suffer health disasters, whether regarding COVID-19 or other health risks.

New Survey Gives Insight On Your Shopping Choices

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | June 9, 2020 |
Shopping Choices

When it comes to shopping, we overestimate our abilities to keep our impulses in check. You can avoid poor shopping choices by developing a host of shopping mental skills. 

Your Friends Influence Your Shopping Decisions More Than You Think

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | June 5, 2020 |
shopping decisions

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. 

Why Do More Buying Choices Cause Unhappiness?

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | May 26, 2020 |
Buying Choices

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

Build Strong Stakeholder Relationships Through These Three Social Intelligence Methods

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | May 21, 2020 |
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.

The Dangers of Mental Health Challenges for Startup Founders

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | May 19, 2020 |
mental health challenges

Startup founders can defeat mental health challenges and avoid burnout by paying attention to their mental health, seeking help, and standing up to pressure from major investors and Board members

Why Your Negotiations Are Doomed (And How to Rescue Them) (Videocast and Podcast of the “Wise Decision Maker Show”)

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky | May 12, 2020 |
negotiations are doomed

We intuitively overestimate how well others read us and how well we read others, a dangerous judgment error called illusion of transparency. This mental blindspot leads to disastrous results in negotiations and communications.

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