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). His book Just Ask Leadership - Why Great Managers Always Ask The Right Questions (McGraw Hill 2009).

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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Candidate Management During a Crisis

N2Growth Blog

Social psychologist, Philip Zimbardo said, “Situational variables can exert powerful influences over human behavior, more so that we recognize or acknowledge.” Human Capital Leadership Management Executive Search human resources executive search CHRO Career Tips thriving Candidate ManagementI am no stranger to the challenges of candidate management during a crisis.

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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. So, what has all this to do with leadership, one asks? Your leadership journey probably does not include being a therapist. However, your leadership journey had better include some serious work at self-knowledge, both for your personal benefit and to better understand those who you serve as a leader.

Maintaining Physical, Social and Mental Fitness for Peak Performance

Harvard Business Review

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. For example, in the Leadership Challenge , Kouzes and Posner refer to this in one of their five practices of leadership as "enabling others to act.". Zimbardo and colleagues run the Heroic Imagination Project (HIP) and provides additional insights on the topic of building social fitness.