Decision Resilience – Do Your Decision Makers Have It?

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What is decision resilience?  Decision resilience is NOT about leaders showing “the courage of their convictions” or sticking with a decision when faced with challenges – I consider that to be resolve, or in some instances, inflexibility. Rather, decision resilience (as I define it) refers to how resilient a decision-maker’s brain is to misperceiving reality […]

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Is Your Judgement 32% Off?

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Have you ever noticed that looking down from the top of a tall building seems farther than looking up at it from the bottom?  Likewise, looking up at skyscrapers usually isn’t scary, while looking down from the top can evoke panic. In fact, people in experiments conducted by Jackson & Cormack (2007) judged the same […]

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Workplace Personality Tests – Are They a Scam?

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What if I asked you to describe yourself in three words? You might say, “smart, responsible, and caring”. What if I then produced a “predictive” report saying something about you like: “At work, you are likely to be a good problem-solver (smart) who can be counted on to follow-through on your commitments (responsible), while also attending to […]

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