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Achieve Moneyball Business Advantage in Days, Not Seasons

My research team and I have had a couple of interesting conversations with Colin Kinsella, CEO of Mindshare Interactive. How did Colin end the feet-dragging that had stalled the change he was brought on board to finish? Not by telling the team what leadership wanted them to achieve, but by changing how the team did things. We tell more of the story of how Kinsella changed the...

Mapping Out the How-To Path to Change

To move forward, organizations need a specific map of the desired old-to-new behavior changes This post was written by the Greenlight Research Institute Staff. Problems are approached differently depending on the lens used to view them. Much change management literature that dissects the 70% failure rate of change initiatives takes a psychological approach, blaming human...

Nine Things Successful People Do Differently

Social Capitalist and motivational psychologist Heidi Grant Halvorson , Ph.D. joined Tahl Raz to discuss her popular Harvard Business Review blog post, "Nine Things Successful People Do Differently," the most popular and commented on post of 2011. Here, she shares those nine things and why they matter. 1. Get Specific It’s not surprising that getting specific about what you...

Create a Daily Habit of Exercise

Past Social Capitalist guest Mark Divine , CEO of SEALFIT, NavySEALs.com and US CrossFit, explained how to make exercise a part of your daily routine. We have a saying that, “Where the mind leads, the body follows.” Interestingly enough, where the body leads, the mind will follow as well. So, if you’re feeling physically bad about yourself because you haven’t worked out for...