I'm in the midst of reading Hardwiring Happiness. I am really enjoying it which is why I am sharing this before I'm even half done. The book digs into Negativity Bias (which I've written about before here) and the reasons why it exists. AND, it provides you with ways to… Continue reading
Posts tagged "Negativity Bias"
Here is a great post from Andrew Wien on quantifying the impact of mindfulness training in a business setting: How to Reduce Stress, Increase Focus, and Improve Communication at Your Company Andrew is extremely knowledgeable and has been developing his mindfulness curriculum over the last few years. His corporate mindfulness… Continue reading
How can you fight negativity bias in your organization? Here is a short list: Build trust with employees, peers, and supervisors. Start some form of mindfulness group or bring in outside help to do so. Discuss negativity bias and share information about how it works and why it exists. Be… Continue reading
As a leader you're trying to effect change in your organization. So, what do you do when you run across this: This change is wrong. Why are you doing this thing that damages our culture? Before you make any changes you should have consulted the whole organization. Let me say… Continue reading
I've seen a lot of resistance to change over the years and I've left a lot of meetings where I've been asked, "Why can't so-and-so assume that we're working in the best interest of the company and all the employees?" Now I have part of the answer - the negativity… Continue reading