Maine’s 2018 congressional election provides tantalizing evidence that ranked choice voting could help improve our democracy.
Research at MIT has identified three factors that correlate to a group’s collective intelligence.
Will you emerge from an unexpected trial with regret or satisfaction? To be the hero of your own story, anticipate these inevitable tests. Readiness is all.
Google has identified five traits shared by high performing teams. They have also made available their Team Effectiveness Discussion Guide as well as a tool for fostering psychological safety.
Parenting requires constant and sometimes excruciatingly difficult decision-making. A parent can ease this burden by adopting a set of simple, resolute beliefs.
A family’s wrenching eldercare decisions can be eased and improved using collaborative decision processes, tools and techniques.
Ben Franklin devised an ingeniously simple tool for managing the tradeoffs inherent in any complex decision.
The South Central Regional Information Center team engages in a high energy, collaborative strategic planning process. “We’re nailing it, absolutely hammering on our immediate priorities,” reports its director. “It’s been an awesome experience for the whole SCRIC team.”
Every day in organizations, groups meet to make decisions. Here are four simple ways to help them avoid group think and achieve the wisdom of the crowd.
The world presents us with incalculable possibilities. Why do we so often reject them in favor of stale habit? Why are we inclined to sabotage opportunities for novelty? Embracing the comfort of the status quo is the scourge. Pursuing the adventure of novelty, the tonic.