Leaders need to address the emotions of employees first and foremost in order to overcome the empathy gap through emotional and social intelligence. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes how to defeat the empathy gap.Read More
To improve new member retention, associations need to avoid dangerous judgment errors. An example is the overconfidence bias, which causes association leaders to be excessively confident about what new members want.Read More
Want to avoid the dangerous judgment errors that scholars in cognitive neuroscience and behavioral economics call cognitive biases in your work? This videocast and podcast will help you defeat all types of cognitive bias!Read More
Relationships require work and maintenance, much like any other important facet of our lives. Open, respectful, and supportive attitudes towards one another from the very start will go a long way in helping you build a lasting relationship. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes 10 tips to protect your romantic relationships from disaster.Read More
Gathering active and passive feedback plays a vital role in improving stakeholder membership engagement. Learning to love constructive feedback ensures that leaders can fulfill stakeholder expectations appropriately. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes effective strategies to gain constructive feedback.Read More
To prevent failure in implementing decisions, or in managing projects or processes, imagine that it completely failed. Then, brainstorm all plausible reasons for failure, and generate solutions to these potential problems. Integrate these solutions into your project or process.
To maximize project or process success, envision that it succeeded spectacularly. Brainstorm likely reasons for such success, and generate strategies that would lead to such success. Integrate these strategies into your project or process.Read More
Let’s say you’re interviewing a new applicant for a job and you feel something is off. You can’t quite put your finger on it, but you’re a bit uncomfortable with this person. She says all the right things, her resume is great, she’d be a perfect hire for this job – except your gut tells…Read More