Tag Archives: emotions

The Power of Story

Keys for Compelling Storytelling

I recently had the opportunity to visit the Institute for Advanced Study, the place where Einstein worked till his death in 1955.  His arrival there was a sort of a tipping point for America—after him the trickle of leading scientists coming from Europe became a flood—and the legend of the place is still very much intertwined with his. Of course, the Institute ...

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Our Emotional Connection to Brands

Chances are when you’re wandering around your local store doing your weekly grocery shop there are brands you gravitate to. Without a second thought your trolley fills with brands that have a familiar spot in your cupboards at home. And you feel happy about that – happier than if you’d actually bought the exact same products under a different label, ...

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Think Feel.

“Can the experience of an emotion persist once the memory for what induced the emotion has been forgotten?” That’s the question posed – and tentatively answered – by scientists at the University of Iowa as published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. They studied a select group of patients with severe amnesia using emotional film clips to investigate ...

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Leadership and Emotional Control

If the photo to the right resembles a typical leadership meeting at your place of work then you may want to read this post. FACT: Leaders who lack emotional control won’t remain in a position of leadership for long. There has been no shortage of information published on the topic of Emotional IQ or what’s referred to as EQ in ...

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