One of the ways our brains look to filter everything we experience into the frameworks we understand the world through.
From the Blog on confirmation bias
The Power of Committment
Do you ever notice how when you buy an item you begin to ‘see’ lots of them around? Perhaps it’s the power of committment
Most of us believe we are trustworthy and do what we say we will, however we are uncertain if others are or will. Yet, 95% of people are kind.
What are we ignoring?
‘100% is easier than 95%’ according to some experts. Other experts advocate for incremental change. Both are true and both are incorrect.
Data: Objective, Separate, but not
We view data as objective and something separate from who we are. But, if data about a person is viewed as part of the person, does that change how we act?
When we change the negative tape, the more our minds seek confirmation of this in our interactions with the world. But it won’t happen overnight.
Where we choose to look
An optimist and a pessimist look at the same glass arriving at different conclusions. At this moment in time, there are positive stories happening too
One of my oldest friends is a clown. Yes, an actual clown. He works in hospitals in Toronto with veterans, people with dementia, the elderly and others, it is truly amazing work. In a recent conversation with him, he was telling me the importance of connection, of...