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3 Cognitive Pitfalls That Are Ruining Your Business — How to Unravel the Biases in Decision-Making

By cultivating awareness and grounding actions in deep research, business leaders can overcome these pitfalls and beat their own brains.

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The 5 Most Important Cognitive Biases Holding You Back

As leaders, we must constantly seek ways to improve our craft — after all, leadership is a skill that must be intentionally honed

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The Science of Valentine's Day Gift- Giving: This Behavioral Economist Explains What Men and Women Really Want

Men and women tend to have different preferences when it comes to Valentine's Day gifts — a behavioral economist explains.

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5 Examples of Unconscious Bias at Work and How to Solve Them

We all have a natural tendency to gravitate toward people similar to us in terms of race, ethnicity, gender, age and lifestyle. This unconscious bias can lead us to hire people who look like us and share similar backgrounds instead of the most qualified candidates.

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How to Avoid Bias in Your Marketing Reporting

If you want to make the most informed, objective decisions possible for your business, it's important to have a strategy in place to avoid bias whenever possible.

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Don't Let Confirmation Bias Derail Your Startup Plans

The problem with confirmation bias rests on the fact that you might be wrong.

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Cognitive Biases: A Crash Course for the Millennial Mind

If you think you're in full control of your mind, think again. Here are just a few mental quirks that can hold you back.

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Stop Trying To Make Your Employees Happier

It's personal resilience that managers need to develop in their teams to get the sort of engagement they seek.

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How You Can Crush the Biggest Sales-Killing Mental Bias

When we enter a sales situation with a pre-conceived idea, we look for confirmation to support that idea. That usually ends badly.

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2 Surefire Ways to Tell Whether Your Startup Can Win, If You Avert Clouded Judgment

The goal is figure out if a new contender can whip its rivals at meeting customer needs. But confirmation bias can sully good judgment.