Because I Said So

“How we went about testing these questions and what we found may astound you. Our planned two-week investigation into the psychology of prison life had to be ended after only six days because of what the situation was doing to the college students who participated. In only a few days, our guards became sadistic and our […]

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Feeling Like A Fraud

Last November, whilst living in New York, I went to an event on the key trends around performance management and how companies are addressing this topic within their organisations. The panel consisted of six speakers and I utterly enjoyed the debate. At the end of the evening, I went up to one of the speakers […]

Kolb’s Learning Cycle

David A. Kolb (LinkedIn) was born in 1939 and in a later life became an American educational theorist focusing on social psychology. He graduated from the Harvard University in 1967 and since then founded the US based Experience Based Learning Systems, INC. He is mostly known for identifying the four-stage learning cycle, as shown below: Concrete […]

Children Are Our Future, but…

… what exactly are we doing about making our future bright? My happy childhood memory of growing up in a somewhat careless world ends at the age of six. In September 1986, I joined the preschool class and replaced my usually dirty clothes with a perfectly ironed uniform. Gone were the days of running barefoot […]