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  • Women excel at the trait of decision making - ideal for truck drivers
    Woman keep on Truckin’ in 2015
    Following is the Radio Q&A from Tracey andTom Bigbee [LIVE show] "Woman's Month" @AmericasTrknNet @700wlw @Willie700WLW http://ow.ly/JGnGI Midnight EST - 9pm PST March 14 2015.MARCH IS WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH and time to Woman...
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    Do we always get what we want?
    Have you ever heard of choice blindness? Of course we have heard of color blindness but we can also have blindness concerning the choices we make in life. There is research that shows that we don’t even know that we don’t get what we...
  • Cognitive dissonance and consumer behavior
    Cognitive dissonance and consumer behavior
    They say it’s unwise to make permanent decisions based on temporary feelings. Advertising as an industry though, hinges on consumers making long-lasting purchase decisions based on fleeting emotions and impulses.As with all choices, consumer...
  • Fantasy can be a powerful tool for choosing careers
    Fantasy can be a powerful tool for choosing careers
    This article will discuss how to incorporate fantasy into the career decision making process. This fantasy tool can help not only those who are choosing their first career, but also those who want to or must make a career change.Career fantasy...
  • Decision Making Model
    Career decisions made easier
    Please remember to click on the subscribe button to keep receiving pertinent information regarding your job search. Also, please feel free to email me if you have any questions you would like answered, at erica.l.jamieson@gmail.com. If you would...
  • There’s nothing like the power of social pressure to sway an opinion.
    There’s nothing like the power of social pressure to sway an opinion
    We all want to feel like we’re free-thinking individuals, but there’s nothing like the power of social pressure to sway an opinion.New research, "Conformity to the Opinions of Other People Lasts for No More Than 3 Days,"...
  • Thinking man
    How to make a smart decision
    Many of us have trouble making decisions atone time or another.It's not just major life choices that often keepyou awake at night with indecision, afraid ofmaking a mistake (and it could be a BIG onethat may take years to recover from) or...
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    Coworker peer pressure: what would you do
    Picture this scenario: you go out to lunch with four of your co-workers. At the end of the meal, the check arrives. It gets passed around the table for about 10 minutes before it even reaches you. When you look at the bill, you notice the tab next...
  • Frozen Chicago (Chiberia) Lakefront
    Chicago February 2014 DePaul University Risk Management Monthly Event
    DePaul University's The Arditti Center for Risk Management Presents:The Arditti Seminar Series February Session:Risk Management and Policy Decision MakingAddressing the Big Things: The value of effective failure studyGood decision-making...
  • Be a Critical Thinker
    Be a Critical Thinker teaches decision making skills
    When reading the newspaper, listening to politicians or discussing current events, how can you determine whether the facts and opinions shared are truthful and accurate or misleading and false?Donald L. Karshner is an 86-year-old Philadelphian who...
  • New iPhone app helps people make better decisions
    New iPhone app helps people make better decisions
    Decisions, decisions, decisions. We all have to make important decisions daily, but few actually sit down with pencil and paper to make a list of the pros and cons. Most often we just go with our gut instinct and hope for the best. But thankfully...
  • A human eye after the pupil was dilated using drops during an eye exam.
    Researchers suggest the pupils are the mirrors to decision making
    There is a direct correlation between the size of a person’s pupils and their decision in the majority of decision making scenarios involving a yes or no type decision according to new research conducted by psychologists from the Netherlands...
  • Gremlin
    Revealed: A sure-fire solution to making better decisions when you feel doomed
    Have you ever been involved in a project or scheme that you had sank money, time and effort into only to discover it wasn’t working as you’d hoped it would?How do you feel after you have put 'life equity' into a relationship...
  • Crowd confused
    People will blindly follow crowds in evacuation emergencies
    When an emergency strikes, do you follow the escape routes using your common sense or do you follow where the crowd is going?Researchers did a virtual study to evaluate individuals' decision-making in an evacuation within a building....
  • Teams: 8 Strategies for forming and maintaining effective teams
    Teams: 8 Strategies for forming and maintaining effective teams
    Rarely do we work alone. Teams may have been around since the beginning of time. From early on in life most of us have been part of a team. The team may be a family, a sports group, a social club, play group, religious organization or place of...