What if we don’t want to be happy?

  When asked we always say that we want to be happy. However, according to cognitive psychologist Daniel Kahneman, winner of the 2002 Nobel Prize in economics, many of us are actually working toward some other end. He argues that happiness and satisfaction are distinct. And based on this division he explains that instead of maximizing the happiness in their life, people want to maximize their satisfaction with themselves and with their lives. And that leads in completely different directions than the maximization of happiness. Here’s the full article worth reading.   Reklamlar Okumaya devam et What if we don’t want to be happy?

Secret way to predict when employees will quit

IBM says it now has a patent on a ‘secret’ way to predict when employees will quit, and it’s 95% accurate. IBM CEO and chairman Ginni Rometty told CNBC last week: “It took time to convince company management it was accurate,” Rometty told the network, but she said A.I. has now saved IBM almost $300 million by being able to retain employees rather than lose them. While Rometty won’t talk about how IBM’s predictions scheme works, we know in general how some of this software from other companies works. It often involves things like scanning employee emails and other communications; tracking … Okumaya devam et Secret way to predict when employees will quit

Why are we stuck in the negative?

Why does a failure seem to stick in our minds so much longer than a success? According to social psychologist Alison Ledgerwood, our perception of the world tends to lean negative, and reframing how we communicate could be the key to unlocking a more positive outlook. In this sharp talk, Ledgerwood shares a simple trick for kicking negative thinking to the curb so we can start focusing on the upside.   Okumaya devam et Why are we stuck in the negative?