Art Markman

Art Markman

Art Markman, PhD is a professor of Psychology and Marketing at the University of Texas at Austin and Founding Director of the Program in the Human Dimensions of Organizations, which brings the humanities, social and behavioral sciences to people in business. He has written over 150 scholarly papers on human reasoning, decision making, and motivation. He is author of Smart Thinking and Habits of Leadership. His next book, Smart Change comes out in January, 2014.

Why Thinking Abstractly Helps You Negotiate
Growth Strategies

Why Thinking Abstractly Helps You Negotiate

Three ways to find hidden win-win situations in all of your business negotiations.
Why Entrepreneurs Should Organize Into 'Reefs'
Growth Strategies

Why Entrepreneurs Should Organize Into 'Reefs'

When joining a community of other entrepreneurs, look for businesses that share your long-term goals, even if they are in different industries.
How to Know When to Trust Your Gut
Starting a Business

How to Know When to Trust Your Gut

Follow these four steps to know when you should go with your intuition and when you should take a more facts-based approach.
3 Reasons Why You Are Failing at Problem Solving
Leadership

3 Reasons Why You Are Failing at Problem Solving

We often believe that we understand the way the world works far better than we actually do. Here are three causes of our knowledge gaps and how to fix them.