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Virtual Smell is Coming… And Other Tech Gamechangers in 2023

By: Michael McQueen

The tech world is off to a great start this year with the famously ground-breaking and mind-blowing tech convention, CES, presenting some breakthrough innovations. Read more

Been Hearing About ChatGPT? Here’s What You Need to Know

By: Michael McQueen

If you have been anywhere close to LinkedIn or business news over the past few weeks you would have encountered the conversation surrounding ChatGPT. Read more

Why Every Leader Should Be Aware of the Herd Instinct

By: Michael McQueen

The human being is a tribal creature. We operate as a ‘we’ far more reliably than we operate as an ‘I’, and our compulsion for conformity is consistently stronger than our impulse towards individuality. Read more

Exhausted? Here’s How to Really Recharge This Holiday Season

By: Michael McQueen

Who else is tired? At the beginning of 2022, we were all in a rush to return to normal. Read more

3 Keys to a Peaceful Family Gathering These Holidays

By: Michael McQueen

The holiday season is here. While rest is undoubtedly and necessarily a priority for most of us this year, the holidays can be a stressful time for many. Read more

Forget the Stick and the Carrot: Here’s What Motivates Humans

By: Michael McQueen

Good news: human beings are better than we think. Finding ways to motivate people has bewildered leaders for centuries. Read more

Leaders, Here’s How to Beat the Conformity Compulsion

By: Michael McQueen

Despite our protestations otherwise, we all have a conformity compulsion. If we sense that the herd is going in a particular direction, we instinctively fear being left behind or stranded. Read more

Forget What Your Customer Thinks… How do They *Feel*?

By: Michael McQueen

Far from being the rationally operating, pragmatic agents we like to believe we are, more often than not our decisions arise from the seat of our emotions. Read more

Hybrid Work is Here: So What’s the Outcome?

By: Michael McQueen

Hybrid work is underway. Incentivising the return to workplaces has been a struggle for leaders as, for many workers, the freedom and flexibility offered by remote work makes it a high priority. Read more

How to Get the Stubborn to Budge

By: Michael McQueen

There are few things more frustrating than an opponent who won’t budge. Read more