Garrett Sheridan

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Verizon May Go For An Absolute Kill

Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) is an industry leader, with a fat dividend yield and a strong balance sheet. The company has been pushing the …

Health Behavior: Designing for Persuasive Behavior Change

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Why Facebook Is Even Bigger than You Think

Fast Interview: Stanford professor BJ Fogg explains why the social networking site is the most powerful thing ever invented.<p>And you thought Facebook was just for getting a date! Stanford Professor BJ Fogg, who is writing a book about the psychology of Facebook, believes the social networking …

Mammoth Outerwear keeps you warm without animal products

<b>This new Canadian startup offers fabulous winter parkas and bombers that are entirely ethical and vegan.</b><p><i>Did you know it takes on average two geese</i> …

The Spinach Girl makes Brownies with the Vitamix

Homemade Peanut Butter (in the Vita Mix)! - Wet/Dry Chopping - Vita-mix® - Vitamix® - Vita-mix - Vitamix

VITA-MIX MAGIC "Tomato & Basil Soup" with Kirsty

Raw Chocolate Vegan Ice Cream in 90 seconds !

Making Almond Butter in Vitamix blender (oil free)

easy, raw applesauce in the vitamix

Ice cream recipe using a Vitamix - Paganini's Pantry

How to make Walnut Pesto with Vitamix

How to make Almond Milk in the Vitamix.

Delicious Homemade Hummus Made With a Vitamix

The Spinach Girl makes Energy Bars with the Vitamix

Prototyping That’s Less Prone to Failure

When I was a young industrial designer at the erstwhile Sun Microsystems (now owned by Oracle), I was working on the design of a large server. The product had modules that could be removed and replaced quickly by system administrators if something went wrong. We wanted to find the most intuitive …

The Key to Lasting Behavioral Change: Think Goal, Not Tactic

<i>Why can’t I force myself to go to the gym before work? Get my high-priority work done</i> before <i>I check my email? Stop letting my expense reports pile up? Why am I so bad at changing?</i><p>Even the most motivated people can get stuck, frustrated, and lose hope during the process of behavioral change. As a …

Changing habits to improve health: New study indicates behavior changes work

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Improving your heart health may be as simple as making small behavioral changes - a new study of behavioral health interventions …


Joyable Raises $8 Million for App to Treat Social Anxiety, Depression

The San Francisco startup has raised $8 million in funding to give people diagnosed with such mental health issues as social anxiety a new therapeutic option.

BJ Fogg's Behavior Model

<i>Mobile Persuasion: 20 Perspectives on the Future of Behavior Change.</i><p>What Causes Behavior Change?<p>The Fogg Behavior Model shows that three elements …

Stanford University

Gamification 101: The Psychology of Motivation

Gamification 101: The Psychology of Motivation<p>Lithium Alumni (Retired)<p>Tags:<br>• Csikszentmihalyi<br>• flow<br>• Hierarchy of Needs<br>• intrinsic …

Persuasive Tech

Persuasive Potential<p>By empowering millions of people to create persuasive experiences with technology, we will have thousands, and perhaps millions, …

Gartner Says By 2015, More Than 50 Percent of Organizations That Manage Innovation Processes Will Gamify Those Processes

Press Release<p>Egham, UK, April 12, 2011 View All Press Releases<p>Gartner Says By 2015, More Than 50 Percent of Organizations That Manage Innovation …

Three Myths of Behavior Change - What You Think You Know That You Don't: Jeni Cross at TEDxCSU

A behavior-change expert explains how to get people to do what you want

There are ways to deal with people who are difficult but brass tacks here, folks: most of the people who cause you problems aren't going anywhere.<p>You work with them, you live with them, heck, in many cases you love them, but the people closest to us can still cause a lot of problems.<p>How do we get …

The Little Behavior Changes That Can Have A Big Influence On Your Stress Levels

<i>For 30 days, GPS for the Soul and meQuilibrium are providing you tips on how to live a healthier, happier and stress-free life. See the previous stress tips here.</i><p>Sometimes in order to reform our lives we have to revamp our habits. This week, we explained how just the smallest behavior changes can …

Behaviorism 101: The Keys to the Kingdom of Change

<b>Auto-Pilot Behavior as Natural Instinct</b><p>We all have a tendency to behave in ways that do not serve us. If the change I described in my last blog were easy, we would all exercise regularly, eat healthy foods, and take better self-care. The reason we do not is simple. Humans, like all animals, are …

Behavioral Sciences

The Most Effective Way To Change Your Behavior and Improve Your Life

Changing your environment is the easiest and most powerful way to change your behavior.<p>Altering the things in your home and your office and carefully …

6 Effective Ways to Change Your Employees' Behavior

Need to weed out a few bad habits in your employees? A new study finds the best techniques to influence your workers to shape up.<p>Every so often, your employees' productivity will wane and they will pick up some bad habits. As a leader, you need to find effective ways to change their behavior. …