behaviour change Tag

[read time: less than 1 minute] I received an email today from a CEO the other day asking me, "Do you have any good references / literature on 'how to make people care'? I'm having some employee challenges." I thought I would share my response with you: "Three ways: 1)...

In 1998, Thomas Stanley and William Danko, wrote The Millionaire Next Door, after 20 years of research into the habits, attitudes, and behaviours of millionaires. It turns out that most millionaires reach that level of wealth not by selling a business or cashing out from a...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrkrvAUbU9Y] Thank you to Mirjana Galovic for this! ...

[caption id="attachment_746" align="alignright" width="219" caption="Click to enlarge"][/caption] One of the mistakes I see consistently in organizations trying to create or manage change is thinking that through theoretical understanding somehow people will manage to change either a behaviour or a system. The challenge is that when we...

Over the past year I'm consistently asked to answer the question, "what is your overall leadership development philosophy?" I thought it would be helpful to put pen to paper and blog my answer. Our experience over the past 10 years working with thousands of senior...

Jeffrey Kearney, one of the Mentors at ViRTUS, send me the link to this TED talk the other day. It's a relatively short video of behavioral economist Dan Ariely, the author of Predictably Irrational, discussing his own counter intuitive (and sometimes shocking) research findings on...

Link to the recorded presentation: http://tinyurl.com/mjdrn2 Books I mentioned: Good to Great by Jim Collins Eighth Habit by Stephen Covey Winning by Jack & Suzie Welch Link to our website: http://www.virtusinc.com ...