Every day we make hundreds of seemingly minor decisions on what to eat, what to wear and what to do with our time. Yet the process we use when making those insignificant decisions overlaps a lot with how we make larger, time sensitive, high-stakes choices in our professional lives. What We Know … [Read more...] about How to Make Better Decisions in Everyday Life
Book Review: Save Your Ammo
The authors of Save Your Ammo interviewed a large number of American military personnel with extensive experience working in different countries. They used the critical incident elicitation methodology and asked their interviewees to provide detailed accounts of their experiences and challenges. … [Read more...] about Book Review: Save Your Ammo
Dual Process Theory: Two Ways to Think and Decide
Dual process theory describes the interactions between intuitive and deliberate thinking. Understanding these two modes of reasoning provides clues to help improve our decision making. From the workplace, to personal interactions, the ability to reason well and make good decisions can lead to … [Read more...] about Dual Process Theory: Two Ways to Think and Decide
Building Intercultural Sensitivity, Stage by Stage
Intercultural sensitivity means a person responds well to cultural difference. Six stages show how it develops and guide custom activities for growth. Teaching intercultural sensitivity can often feel challenging. You approach it with knowledge and compassion. Yet, some learners seem much further … [Read more...] about Building Intercultural Sensitivity, Stage by Stage
How to Develop Your Intuitive Decision Making
Intuitive decision making is the way people make decisions naturally, without the use of formal tools and procedures. Some talk about intuition as happening without any thought at all. Like “trusting your gut” or “using the force” in a sixth sense kind of manner. Our quickest intuitive … [Read more...] about How to Develop Your Intuitive Decision Making
What is Cultural Sensitivity and How Does it Develop?
As a manager or employee, when you travel to another country for your job, adapting to a new culture can be quite intimidating. The same can be said when you need to collaborate with diverse team members in your own country. The global business environment is quickly blurring the lines between … [Read more...] about What is Cultural Sensitivity and How Does it Develop?