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3 Biases That Make the C-Suite Deaf to Young Leaders
Millennials

3 Biases That Make the C-Suite Deaf to Young Leaders

Just because they're inexperienced doesn't mean they can't generate great ideas.
Thuy Sindell and Milo Sindell
Why Studying Your Business Heroes Isn't Really Helping You Succeed
Biases

Why Studying Your Business Heroes Isn't Really Helping You Succeed

Mark Zuckerberg is famous for that hoodie he wears. A thousand people who failed without you hearing about it also wore hoodies.
Iman Jalali
What the 1996 Everest Disaster Teaches About Leadership
Leadership Qualities

What the 1996 Everest Disaster Teaches About Leadership

When leaders fall prey to analytical bias and unexamined assumptions, the consequences can be very bad.
Murray Newlands
13 Cognitive Biases That Really Screw Things Up For You
Brain

13 Cognitive Biases That Really Screw Things Up For You

Your brain defaults to biased thinking that does more harm than good. Learn what these biases are so that they don't hold you back.
Travis Bradberry
How Human-Machine Learning Partnerships Can Reduce Unconscious Bias
Machine Learning

How Human-Machine Learning Partnerships Can Reduce Unconscious Bias

The human tendency toward bias is so deeply rooted that companies sincere about not discriminating might need machines to help them.
Brian Uzzi
Workforce Discrimination Is Costing Business $64 Billion Every Year
Workplace Diversity

Workforce Discrimination Is Costing Business $64 Billion Every Year

Raising the issue of job discrimination usually falls to those who are hurt most. Everybody else wants to change the subject.
Michael Welp
5 Ways to Stop Lazy Thinking and Start Making Better Decisions
Train your brain

5 Ways to Stop Lazy Thinking and Start Making Better Decisions

The brain is wired one way but what life and business demands requires us to do more than just what autopilot can handle.
Theo Tsaousides
Facebook Employees to Undergo Political Bias Training
Facebook

Facebook Employees to Undergo Political Bias Training

Twitter, meanwhile, was criticized last December when it appointed a white man to be its head of diversity.
Facebook Launches Investigation Into Report of Political Bias
investigation

Facebook Launches Investigation Into Report of Political Bias

'If we find anything against our principles, you have my commitment that we will take additional steps to address it,' Mark Zuckerberg says.
After Trending Topics Scandal Breaks, Facebook Says 'Rigorous Guidelines' Exist to Maintain Neutrality
Facebook

After Trending Topics Scandal Breaks, Facebook Says 'Rigorous Guidelines' Exist to Maintain Neutrality

The social media network says no news outlets are prohibited from appearing on its trending topics list.
Excessive Optimism Played a Big Role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Disaster. Don't Let It Destroy Your Startup.
Optimism

Excessive Optimism Played a Big Role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Disaster. Don't Let It Destroy Your Startup.

Like BP's executives, we are all susceptible to an overly optimistic view of ourselves and our companies.
Andrew Thomas
Decisions, Decisions...5 Ways to Stop Making Bad Ones in Business
Psychology

Decisions, Decisions...5 Ways to Stop Making Bad Ones in Business

There are certain psychological dispositions in all of us that influence our decisions without our knowing.
Anna Johansson
Why Doesn't the Business World Operate Like the Navy SEAL Team?
Entrepreneur Mindset

Why Doesn't the Business World Operate Like the Navy SEAL Team?

Because it doesn't. And you need to recognize that not everything will operate like your biased world either.
Jeff Boss
Entrepreneurs Should Watch Out for Cognitive Biases and the Curse of Knowledge
Trep psychology

Entrepreneurs Should Watch Out for Cognitive Biases and the Curse of Knowledge

Understanding the tricks that the mind plays on you is essential in business.
Yair Harel