3 11, 2012

Expertise fatigue

By |2017-05-23T09:45:40+00:00November 3rd, 2012|Marketing, Networking & Social Media|6 Comments

Have you noticed that everyone seems to be an expert these days? A while ago I was impressed, and slightly overawed, by many of these experts. Then I was impressed more with their ‘front’ than their expertise. I had started noticing that some ‘experts’ in the same field were offering diametrically opposing advice, and so [...]

11 06, 2012

Lucky pants

By |2017-05-23T09:45:44+00:00June 11th, 2012|Motivation|0 Comments

Reports in the weekend’s newspapers about the recent study by Maryanne Garry and Robert Michael of Victoria University of Wellington, along with Irving Kirsch of Harvard Medical School caught my eye.* They write about the links between ‘suggestion, cognition, and behaviour’ or in other words how what is suggested to us, whether deliberate or non-deliberate, [...]

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