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Nudge, Nudge, Wink, Wink

One of the founding fathers of “nudge” theory has been awarded the 2017 Nobel prize for economics. Richard Thaler co-wrote a bestselling book on the nudge concept extolling the notion that people can be influenced by prompts to alter their behaviour. The Nobel committee said the 72-year-old has provided a “more realistic analysis of how people think and behave when making economic...

There’s No ‘I’ in Team

….but of course if you look closely you will find the word ‘me’. Here at Zeitgeist we do a lot of work with building high performing teams and of course many of us are familiar with Tuckman’s model around team dynamics or Lencioni’s excellent book on the dysfunctions of teams and there are a myriad of other books and papers on the subject because as humans we tend to arrange ourselves...

An Excessive Need to be Me

Few things can discredit a leader faster than being perceived as phony. Sometimes, leaders will say what they don’t believe or they sugarcoat the truth so people hear what they want to hear. While these words may appeal to their aspirations, they’re really adopted for appearances. They’re window dressing for cultures that still operate in rigid and ineffective leadership models. A...

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