Economists Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner (authors of Freakonomics) discard another popular theory in their latest book, ‘Think like a freak.’ I am sure that you’ve heard that Í love you’ are the three hardest words known to men and women. Now, the duo has collected empirical data to prove that Í don’t know’ are, in fact, the three most difficult words to utter.
A team that dreams together succeeds together. Isn’t that the stuff CEO dreams are made of?
Well, collective ambition is possible. All you need to do is to get personal.
Most employees fail to be productive because they are clueless
To put it simply, a cup of tea is the smallest unit of choice. Decisions such as the amount of sugar, milk, and blend of leaf reflect an exercise in the power of choice. Case in point, Sheena Iyengar, author of the Art of Choosing, and a leading authority on choice theory, talks about her tea-time troubles during her stay in Japan. When Ms. Iyengar ordered a cup of green tea with sugar, it was followed by a polite refusal by the waiter with the
The thought of position and power appeals to all of us. But, when it comes to being a follower, we aren’t so stoked.
Who wants to be a sheep-like minion when they can be the king of the jungle? Well, think again. There seems to be an amusing truth hidden within this paradox.
Robert Kelley, who pioneered the concept of followership in…