Psychology of Time – The Impact on Your Orientation


Zimbardo’s current research on the psychology of Time Perspective focuses on the ways in which individuals develop temporal orientations that parcel the flow of personal experience into the mental categories, or time zones, of Past, Present, and Future, and also a Transcendental Future (beliefs about a future life after one’s death). How has this work informed the way your organization works today after working with Phil Zimbardo?

Best Practice: Stories to Encourage Good, Avoid Evil

Michael Lee Stallard

Check out this outstanding TED video of Stanford psychology professor Philip Zimbardo speaking on the topic of how culture encourages or discourages evil. Uncategorized business culture E Pluribus Partners employee engagement employee motivation employee productivity employee retention evil at work fired up or burned out leadership leadership development leadership speaker leadership training and development michael lee stallard organizational culture


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Three Stops On The Search For Meaning

Lead Change Blog

Frankl hit on this theme long before Philip Zimbardo divided his test subjects into guards and prisoners and discovered how easily we fall into our roles. The attempt to develop a sense of humor and to see things in a humorous light is some kind of a trick learned while mastering the art of living. Leadership Development Leadership Philosophy self-awareness Victor Frankl I wish Viktor Frankl had been my uncle or even next-door neighbor.

Maintaining Physical, Social and Mental Fitness for Peak Performance

Harvard Business Review

As a leader responsible for developing leaders, I find this notion of leveraging energy for improved results intriguing. According to psychologist Philip Zimbardo and colleagues, social fitness refers to an individual's ability to speak and act on ones values in the face of situational pressure. Zimbardo and colleagues run the Heroic Imagination Project (HIP) and provides additional insights on the topic of building social fitness. Whatever we give energy to, we give life to.

Ethics for Technologists (and Facebook)

Harvard Business Review

Everyone online can—if they want to make the effort—become an amateur Asch , Skinner , Zimbardo , Pavlov , Ariely , Kahneman and/or Vernon Smith. Indeed, as I’ve mentioned elsewhere , the Internet is the greatest research, development and experimentation medium in the history of mankind. I recently finished writing a book about business experimentation and its future. In retrospect, if I had to write it again, I’d include a section or chapter on ethics.