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Is Your Office Chair Killing You?

July 26, 2010 – 10:29 am | One Comment | 417 views
Is Your Office Chair Killing You?

Do you feel some pain in your lower back? A light numbness in your rear and lower thigh? Are you feeling a little down?
These symptoms are all normal, and they’re not good. They may …

Wear Sunscreen

June 12, 2010 – 11:06 am | One Comment | 2,189 views
Wear Sunscreen

The following essay was written by Mary Schmich and published in the Chicago Tribune as a column in 1997. She described it as the commencement speech she would give if she were asked to give …

A Dime Can Make You Happy!

June 4, 2010 – 2:15 pm | No Comment | 378 views
A Dime Can Make You Happy!

What do you need to make your life look better? Will a dime do?
In a classic study at a German university, Psychologist Norbert Schwarz in the course of a day occasionally placed …

It’s Not Information Overload. It’s Filter Failure

May 14, 2010 – 2:49 pm | One Comment | 593 views
It’s Not Information Overload. It’s Filter Failure

Information overload has been around since the introduction of the printing press; so why do we still consider it to be a new problem?
Clay Shirky, New York University new-media professor, writer, …

How to Support Knowledge Sharing in Your Organization?

May 13, 2010 – 1:43 pm | One Comment | 3,997 views
How to Support Knowledge Sharing in Your Organization?

The number and volume of information resources on the Internet and our corporate intranets is enormous and growing exponentially. People spent a lot of time trying to find information to accomplish their …

Doing Things Right vs. Doing the Right Things

April 18, 2010 – 1:29 pm | One Comment | 5,986 views
Doing Things Right vs. Doing the Right Things

Chris Argyris coined the terms "Double Loop Learning" and "Single Loop Learning. Single loop learning has often been compared to a thermostat in that it makes a "decision" to either turn on or off. Double …