Tag: decision-making

The Rationale of Irrational Decisions: Considering Emotional Needs

By B. Kim Barnes, Barnes & Conti CEO Life would be so much easier for leaders, managers, parents, friends, politicians, if only human beings behaved in predictable ways based on facts, logic, rational thought processes, or even fulfillment of practical

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What Makes Us Happy?

by Eric Beckman What makes people happy? It’s a question more on my mind recently as I read through Yale psychologist Paul Bloom’s book, How Pleasure Works: The New Science of Why We Like What We Like (Norton, 2010). Many

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Do the Right Thing!

by Lauren Powers, Senior VP, Business Development As I have been following the recent stories about the problems at Penn State, I have been trying to understand how so many people stepped away from doing the right thing. I found

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