The leadership chasm

I’ve been having lots of conversations lately about the language people use and the way they behave, which essentially creates an organisational culture. At Kanbee we’ve been lucky enough to encounter loads of truly inspiring people over the years and we’re proud of the inspiring people we work with every day, but we’ve come to realise brilliant people are normally either powerhouses of independence, or great leaders of tribes – seldom both. The difference lies in what we call the leadership chasm. The leadership chasm is the gaping hole between... Read The Rest →

Our biased brains

I had a fascinating chat with Ogilvy Group UK Vice-Chairman Rory Sutherland the other day. We talked about the need for advertising to understand psychology and behaviour, rather than focusing on proposition alone. On that note, it’s always useful to be reminded of how our heads really work; and how our biases affect belief formation and decision-making. Here are some examples: * Bandwagon effect — the tendency to do (or believe) things because many other people do (or believe) the same. Related to groupthink and herd behaviour. * Bias blind... Read The Rest →

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