Good design demands a RENAISSANCE attitude , read this to know more

Adopted from the following great insight of Daniel Pink from his book Drive. “Good design is a renaissance attitude that combines technology, cognitive science, human need, and beauty to produce something that the world didn’t know it was missing.” —PAOLA ANTONELLI, curator of architecture and design, Museum of Modern Art”

This helps us understand about goals with dangerous side effects

Adopted from the following great insight of Daniel Pink from his book Drive. “Goals that people set for themselves and that are devoted to attaining mastery are usually healthy. But goals imposed by others–sales targets, quarterly returns, standardized test scores, and so on–can sometimes have dangerous side effects.”

Do NOT praise your child for BEING SMART , this is why

Adopted from the following great insight of Daniel Pink from his book Drive. “Children who are praised for “being smart” often believe that every encounter is a test of whether they really are. So to avoid looking dumb, they resist new challenges and choose the easiest path. By contrast, kids who understand that effort andContinue reading “Do NOT praise your child for BEING SMART , this is why”

Extrinsic rewards can be extremely harmful , this is why

Adopted from the following great insight of Daniel Pink from his book Drive. “The problem with making an extrinsic reward the only destination that matters is that some people will choose the quickest route there, even if it means taking the low road. Indeed, most of the scandals and misbehavior that have seemed endemic toContinue reading “Extrinsic rewards can be extremely harmful , this is why”

Which of these two mindsets do you possess?

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from his book Drive. “People can have two different mindsets. Those with a “fixed mindset” believe that their talents and abilities are carved in stone. Those with a “growth mindset” believe that their talents and abilities can be developed. Fixed mindsets see every encounter asContinue reading “Which of these two mindsets do you possess?”

Compliance is NOT good for personal fulfillment , this is why

Adopted from the following great insight of Daniel Pink from his book Drive. “While complying can be an effective strategy for physical survival, it’s a lousy one for personal fulfillment. Living a satisfying life requires more than simply meeting the demands of those in control. Yet in our offices and our classrooms we have wayContinue reading “Compliance is NOT good for personal fulfillment , this is why”

To CHEAT is HUMAN , this is why

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Dan Ariely from his book Predictably Irrational “This result suggests that cheating is not driven by concerns about standing out. Rather, it shows that our sense of our own morality is connected to the amount of cheating we feel comfortable with. Essentially, we cheat up to theContinue reading “To CHEAT is HUMAN , this is why”

The psychology behind HONESTY and DISHONESTY

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Dan Ariely from his book Predictably Irrational “Honesty and dishonesty are based on a mixture of two very different types of motivation. On the one hand, we want to benefit from cheating (this is the rational economic motivation), while on the other, we want to be ableContinue reading “The psychology behind HONESTY and DISHONESTY”

One of the many key insights on snap judgement

Adopted from the following great insight of Malcolm Gladwell from his book BLINK. “We believe that we are always better off gathering as much information as possible and spending as much time as possible in deliberation. The first task of Blink is to convince you of a simple fact: decisions made very quickly can beContinue reading “One of the many key insights on snap judgement”

Key Takeaway from Malcolm Gladwell’s book BLINK

Adopted from the following great insight provided by Malcolm Gladwell in his book BLINK. “We believe that we are always better off gathering as much information as possible and spending as much time as possible in deliberation. The first task of Blink is to convince you of a simple fact: decisions made very quickly canContinue reading “Key Takeaway from Malcolm Gladwell’s book BLINK”