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Psychology of Time – The Impact on Your Orientation


Zimbardo and colleagues are interested especially in temporal biases in which these learned cognitive categories are not “balanced&# according to situations, contexts and demands, but one or another are utilized excessively or underutilized. About the Author As President and Co-founder of ACI Telecentrics, Inc.,

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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. This is a best practice to strengthen the positive effects of an organization’s identity (i.e. mission, values and reputation).

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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.” Or, “Has anything changed in your decision-making criteria since we first spoke?”

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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. Viktor Frankl was one who actually did.

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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.".