Does COMMON SENSE have a role to play in PROBLEM SOLVING?

The following self help and motivational insight has been adopted from Chip Heath’s book Switch “What’s working, and how can we do more of it?” Sounds simple, doesn’t it? Yet, in the real world, this obvious question is almost never asked. Instead, the question we ask is more problem focused: “What’s broken, and how doContinue reading “Does COMMON SENSE have a role to play in PROBLEM SOLVING?”

What goes into the making of a GREAT CHANGE LEADER?

The following self help and motivational insight has been adopted from Chip Heath’s book Switch “A good change leader never thinks, “Why are these people acting so badly? They must be bad people.” A change leader thinks, “How can I set up a situation that brings out the good in these people?”

Do you want to MOTIVATE your employees to ACT in the right manner?

The following self help and motivational insight has been adopted from Chip Heath’s book Switch.. “One way to motivate action, then, is to make people feel as though they’re already closer to the finish line than they might have thought.”

Which is that scenario where RATIONAL THINKING does not work out?

The following self help and motivational insight has been adopted from Chip Heath’s book Switch.. “Trying to fight inertia and indifference with analytical arguments is like tossing a fire extinguisher to someone who’s drowning. The solution doesn’t match the problem.”

How COMMON SENSE can help in PROBLEM SOLVING?

The following self help and motivational insight has been adopted from Chip Heath’s book Switch.. “What’s working, and how can we do more of it?” Sounds simple, doesn’t it? Yet, in the real world, this obvious question is almost never asked. Instead, the question we ask is more problem focused: “What’s broken, and how doContinue reading “How COMMON SENSE can help in PROBLEM SOLVING?”

What is the SUCCESS RECIPE for a great CHANGE LEADER?

The following self help and motivational insight has been adopted from Chip Heath’s book Switch.. “A good change leader never thinks, “Why are these people acting so badly? They must be bad people.” A change leader thinks, “How can I set up a situation that brings out the good in these people?”

Are you COURAGEOUS enough to INVEST in FAILURE?

The following self help and motivational insight has been adopted from Chip Heath’s book Switch.. “Failing is often the best way to learn, and because of that, early failure is a kind of necessary investment.”

How many of you REMEMBER the ALARM CLOCK named “CLOCKY”?This is why it was so SUCCESSFUL..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Chip and Dan Heath from Switch.. Gauri Nanda from MIT had designed a unique alarm clock with wheels named “Clocky”. This clock was meant to start moving across the room using the wheels instead of giving the provision to “snooze”. As a result of this the clockContinue reading “How many of you REMEMBER the ALARM CLOCK named “CLOCKY”?This is why it was so SUCCESSFUL..”

Three steps to “Switch” to desired behavior

For things to change behaviour of people have to change.The change needs to impact both the rational and emotional brain. Three steps to effect the change: 1) Directing the rational brain by a) Following the bright spots b) Scripting Critical Moves and c) Pointing to the destination 2) Motivating the emotional brain by a) FindingContinue reading “Three steps to “Switch” to desired behavior”

Three steps to “Switch” to desired behavior

For things to change behaviour of people have to change.The change needs to impact both the rational and emotional brain. Three steps to effect the change: 1) Directing the rational brain by a) Following the bright spots b) Scripting Critical Moves and c) Pointing to the destination 2) Motivating the emotional brain by a) FindingContinue reading “Three steps to “Switch” to desired behavior”