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News and Articles About Biases
What the 1996 Everest Disaster Teaches About Leadership
When leaders fall prey to analytical bias and unexamined assumptions, the consequences can be very bad.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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
'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
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.
Like BP's executives, we are all susceptible to an overly optimistic view of ourselves and our companies.
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.
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.
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.
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Can We Quit With the Stereotypes Already?
We love to typecast. Yet we don't realize that much of the common wisdom about popular stereotypes is simply false.
In the Age of Infinite Information, the Real Skill is Knowing What You Can Trust
When everyone can get a million hits on Google in a millisecond or watch news 24 hours a day, learning to spot spin and hidden agendas is crucial.
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