Ring the bell. Where are the carrots?

Ivan Pavlov was a Russian physiologist who worked on conditioned responses. He discovered by experimenting on dogs that they learned to associate different stimuli and objects with food. Pavlov monitored and measured the connections between the dogs, food, and salivary behaviors. Pavlov added a bell to the experiment to use as a stimulus. After providing […]

Follower or supporter

If someone were to tell you that you are a great follower or supporter. Which word would make you feel more comfortable? The language of social media has subconsciously become part of people’s mindsets. Take for example, the word follower, all social media platforms use with no exception. They have created such words and encouraged […]

Trust is not a training program

When trust is low, time is wasted with people second-guessing, doubting, and investigating each other to stay safe. They double-check and micromanage everything. Companies that make money an empowering vision, competition, greed, and selfishness govern people’s behavior; therefore, playing the cooperative game is impossible. Trust is the denominator that brings people together to make something […]

Just ink and paper

The illiteracy rate among people holding associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees is alarmingly shocking. Illiteracy does not only mean the inability to read or write. It is the inability to think. Most students are the end-product of a global educational system that, in its very structure, designed to produce conformists who are pre-programmed to […]

Sophisticated minds are scarce.

Just a handy hint at the beginning on the meaning of sophisticated minds, people who possess creative, challenging, and disruptive mindsets. Non-conformists. Whether they are journalists, doctors, writers, etc regardless of the profession, most people usually conform to the norms, policy, and strategic direction of their organizations. Deviating from the general line threatens jobs and […]

The metric is deliberately rigged.

The standard of measurement is the number of followers and likes. This is how people on social media measure their success and fame. Social media machines have controlled people by manipulative metrics. Psychological manipulation is deviously used to change people’s behaviour. Social media trigger the chemicals in the brain which are responsible for gratification, reward, […]

Courage and knowledge

They can create miracles if utilized correctly. A very knowledgeable person who lacks courage will not go far. A scared leader will inspire no one. He or she will stay invisible. Knowledge is important, but courage is crucial. Courage without knowledge leads to unintended consequences. Courage and knowledge are twins and they are essential to […]

The million causes of failure in leadership

In fact, there are more than 1,000,000 causes, but we can boil them down into the major ones. A lack of understanding, misunderstanding and misapplying leadership are enough to fail any organization or business irrespective of the sector, size and industry. Unwillingness and inability to ditch the managerial brain and brace the purposeful and humane […]

True leaders eliminate corporate jargon

The industrial approach which has heavily dominated companies since the 17th and 18th centuries is still prevalent. Although the name changed from industrial to corporate, this type of communication springs from the mindset of managers and is cherished daily in their communication. True leaders strive to humanize the dehumanizing corporate communication Touching the lives of […]

Few inspiring people

The reason is simple. Everyone wants instantaneous attention expressed in the likes, followers and shares. Social media stress is a disease that is affecting brain chemicals and making people short-tempered, impatient and angry. How to get quickly and easily noticed? Inspiration needs different standards and quality is one of which. It requires time, energy, patience […]