Archive for June, 2018

Cognitive bias and faulty judgement

Wikipedia defines cognitive bias as “a systematic pattern of deviation from norm or rationality in judgment. Individuals create their own ‘subjective social reality’ from their perception of the input.” Visual Capitalist’s Jeff Desjardins writes about cognitive bias and how an individual can make faulty judgements because of: Information processing shortcuts The limited processing ability of […]


Ideas that change the world

Every so often someone impresses you with their ability to think outside the box and come up with an innovation that changes the world in some way. Stanford bioengineer, Manu Prakash did just that. He created a paper-based centrifuge that can spin biological samples fast enough to help diagnose infections like malaria and HIV. It’s […]


How to talk about the things you don’t want to talk about

Our January webinar had leading negotiation and conflict resolution expert, Peter Hiddema, share insights on how to have constructive conversations about difficult things. Topics covered were: How to not assume the worst about people’s motives – without being a fool How to manage strong emotions, including yours How to flip the switch on deadlocked arguments How […]