Richie Norton on The Power of Starting Something Stupid

Rajesh Setty

It was great way to start the second half of 2013 with a phone conversation with Richie Norton , the author of The Power of Starting Something Stupid. entrepreneurship Leadership Main Page fear interview pride procrastination richie norton starting something stupid

On Stupid Ideas

Lead Change Blog

Seth Godin, Tribes I recently completed The Power of Starting Something Stupid by Richie Norton with Natalie Norton. Posted in Community Involvement Self Leadership In a battle between two ideas… the idea that wins is the one with the most fearless heretic behind it.

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Need More Time? Try This!

Dave Bratcher

It is based on a study reported in the Harvard Business Review IDEACast , from a research team which included Cassie Mogilner ( @cmogilner ) of Wharton School , Zoe Chance of Yale , and Michael Norton of Harvard. Need more time? Try giving it away.

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Intuition Pumps: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Norton & Company (2013) Here is a process of natural selection that could (perhaps) help to achieve metacognition With regard to the title, Daniel Dennett observes, “Intuition pumps have been a dominant force in philosophy for centuries. Norton & Company Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking Daniel C. Dennett W.W.

City Slickers: 5 Books About The Urban Experience

First Friday Book Synopsis

Norton & Company Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Franklyn Cater for National Public Radio (NPR), “A thriving media organization at the forefront of digital innovation, NPR creates and distributes award-winning news, information, and music programming to a network of 975 independent stations. Through them, NPR programming reaches 26 million listeners every week.” To read […].

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This Explains Everything: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

This Explains Everything: Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works John Brockman, Editor Harper Perennial (2013) How and why “deep, beautiful, and elegant theories of how the world works” can nourish and enlighten our lives Many of those who purchase and then begin to read this book will learn, for the first [.].

4 Ways To End Destructive Pride

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Ritchie Norton. Richie Norton is the founder and CEO of Global Consulting Circle, a Hawaii-based boutique international business development company. Why do so many people, businesses, marriages, and even entire empires fall?

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What happens when you fake it?

Jason Womack

Norton of Harvard Business School and Dan Ariely of Duke University. I opened my email up to an article titled, "Are you faking it?" and laughed out loud. Then…I read about a study designed by some heavy-duty psychologists and thought, "Wow, there''s something here.".

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Book Review: The Power Of Starting Something Stupid

Tim Milburn

I was given a copy of Richie Norton’s book, The Power of Starting Something Stupid. I was intrigued by the title and the fact that Norton had written this book with his wife. You can find out more about Richie Norton by visiting his website: richienorton.com.

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After Mobility Comes Digital Context

Strategy Driven

David Norton, PhD is author of Digital Context 2.0: David founded the Digital Collaborative in 2013 to help companies collaborate in conducting research about consumers and the impact of digital in their lives.

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The Two-Minute Game that Reveals How People Perceive You

Harvard Business Review

This video, presented by Harvard Business School associate professor Michael Norton, is a game. In fact, it''s the same game Norton used in research he recently conducted, so when you play the game here, you''ll be doing exactly what Norton''s subjects did.

New Research: Rituals Make Us Value Things More

Harvard Business Review

Kathleen Vohs and Yajin Wang of the Carlson School of Management at University of Minnesota, along with Francesa Gino and Michael Norton of Harvard Business School, conducted a series of studies looking at how ritual changed the experience of consuming a variety of foods.

The Strange Behavioral Logic of the Sequester Stalemate

Harvard Business Review

In fact, research by my Harvard colleagues Mike Norton and Todd Rogers indicates that people have an overly optimistic view of the future when it comes to wants and preferences. Imagine you've just returned from your annual physical, and it didn't go well.

Three Things that Actually Motivate Employees

Harvard Business Review

As my HBS colleague Michael Norton shows in his book Happy Money , giving to others boosts happiness. The most motivated and productive people I’ve seen recently work in an older company on the American East Coast deploying innovative technology products to transform a traditional industry. To a person, they look astonished when I ask whether their dedication comes from anticipation of the money they could make in the event of an IPO.

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The Bonus Employees Really Want, Even If They Don’t Know It Yet

Harvard Business Review

Norton, and Elizabeth W. Ask your employees this: “How would you like to be rewarded for your efforts and performance, in addition to your fixed salary?” They will likely respond by asking for a cash reward in the form of a raise or bonus, which they can then spend on themselves. They might even convince you that spending this extra cash on the newest tablet on the market, or Daft Punk’s next album, will motivate them to work “harder, better, faster, stronger.”.

So Long, Giant Check Ceremony: The New World of Charitable Giving

Harvard Business Review

Michael Norton , an associate professor at Harvard Business School and the co-author of Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending , studies the relationship between business, charity, and a person’s motivation to give.

CEOs Get Paid Too Much, According to Pretty Much Everyone in the World

Harvard Business Review

“My coauthor and I were most surprised by the extraordinary consensus across the many different countries in the survey,” Norton says. Rumblings of discontent about executive wages, the 1%, and wealth gaps know no borders.

How Fox News Created the War on Christmas

Harvard Business Review

” In this view, saying “Merry Christmas” is a political act, announcing one’s opposition to secular liberals, in what Michael Norton from Harvard Business School and Samuel Sommers from Tufts University describe as a symbolic protest against a perceived loss of privilege.