The Problem With Problem SolvingAugust 23, 2019
Not a day goes by without encountering a problem. Not all are created equal -- one problem might be small and easily solved, while the next can be complex and arduous.
Some problems require innovative solutions, but it can be hard to think outside the box. In this issue of the Pulse, we share a Big Think video featuring Dan Seewald, who explains how to take our problem solving across a totally different domain.
The Science of CompassionAugust 09, 2019
We know that being compassionate to others can have a big impact on those around us. But did you know it can also influence your life as well?
In this issue of the Pulse, we share an episode of the Hidden Brain podcast focusing on compassion and how practicing it can change your life for the better.
Seven Secrets of PersuasionJuly 26, 2019
Success never just falls in your lap. And while hard work, motivation and discipline are important for getting your ideas off the ground, eventually you're going to have to rely on other people as well. So how do you get others to share in your vision?
In this issue of The Pulse, we share a video from TopThink all about how persuasiveness leads to success, and how it differs drastically from its insidious cousin, manipulation.
Three Ways to Measure Your AdaptabilityJuly 12, 2019
With the constantly accelerating rate of technology, change is inevitable. Adaptability is the measure of how well you react to this change. But how do we assess it?
In this issue of The Pulse, we share a TED Talk featuring venture investor Natalie Fratto who explains not only how your ability to respond to change really matters, but also how to measure it.
Is Music a Benefit or Distraction in the Workplace?June 28, 2019
When we think of personal devices in the workplace, we think distraction. But what if you could use your device to improve your memory or regain concentration?
In this week's issue of the Pulse, we learn about how listening to music can increase productivity, energy and accuracy in the workplace.