Diogo Ferreira

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How to Invent the Future

We need more than big ideas, or pithy words, or an ultra-clear vision to invent the future.<p>Odd as it may seem for discussing innovation and management, I’m reminded of a sociology experiment done in the 1960s. Five monkeys were placed in a cage, with a batch of bananas hung from the ceiling and a …

An Exercise to Become a More Powerful Listener

Listening is often considered the softest of the soft skills. So the idea of being a <i>powerful</i> listener can seem like an oxymoron. And yet, my work with executives has taught me that when they really listen to discover what is essential, the impact can be astonishing. It’s one of the most important …

When You Criticize Someone, You Make It Harder for that Person to Change

“If everything worked out perfectly in your life, what would you be doing in ten years?”<p>Such a question opens us up to fresh possibilities, to reflect on what matters most to us, and even what deep values might guide us through life. This approach gives managers a tool for coaching their teams to …

5 Psychological Strategies for Building a Winning Team Culture

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To be an effective leader of a team in the business world, you have to know yourself as well as the strengths, motivations, quirks and downfalls of those working for you. You cannot prompt members of your team to be their most effective …

This is why people leave your company

When Carly Guthrie was running HR for Per Se, one of the hottest restaurants in New York, the general manager gave her a piece of advice: “You know, Carly,” he said. “If we’re doing our job as leaders, a performance review should only be two columns: Column A is what you do great and Column B is …

Leadership

The One Thing About Your Spouse’s Personality That Really Affects Your Career

Here’s something that’s obvious, but at the same time not: We’re all a lot more than we appear to be at work.<p>We have other dimensions that are invisible to our companies, supervisors, direct reports, and most of our colleagues, and those invisible dimensions have a deep impact on our work.<p>A couple …

How Marketers Use Psychology Of Choice To Their Advantage [Infographic]

0<p>Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>+1<p>WhatsApp<p>Buffer<p>Email<p>We’ve all heard the phrase, “We are our choices.” It’s true when you think about it. Every single choice we …

Psychopathy: A Cultural Reality?

<b>Click here to read an original op-ed from the TED speaker who inspired this post and watch the TEDTalk below.</b><p>Stalin, Draper, Caulfield, Salander. No, it's not the latest name of Mad Men's pivotal ad agency. It's part of a list of people one could classify as psychopaths.<p>"Strange answers to the …

Why Introverts Have All the Fun

If you've ever read or heard author Susan Cain talk about the power of introverts, you already know that they can be misunderstood. Being introverted …

The Secret Power Of Introverts

If you had to guess, what would you say investor Warren Buffett and civil rights activist Rosa Parks had in common? How about Charles Darwin, Al Gore, J.K. Rowling, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and Google’s Larry Page? They are icons. They are leaders. And they are introverts.<p>Despite the …

Why You Can't Stop Checking Your Facebook Profile

New research suggests regularly checking your Facebook profile doesn’t make you narcissistic—just human.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>How often do you check out your …

Why paying attention is anything but elementary

It’s surprising how much of the world we see and yet do not take in. Who better to teach us why we miss so much and what to do about it than Sherlock Holmes?<p>“The true art of memory is the art of attention,” wrote Samuel Johnson. Wise words, indeed, but what exactly is this art? Do we really know …

Mindfulness

Brand Strategy And Jung's Archetypes

Archetypes in product branding are nothing new. The Jungian-based psychology behind the use of archetypes began in earnest shortly after World War …

How Your Language Affects Your Wealth and Health

Does the language we speak determine how healthy and rich we will be? New research by Keith Chen of Yale Business School suggests so. The structure …

Should you trust your first impression? - Peter Mende-Siedlecki