Tag Archives: Social behaviour

A lament for the Millennials

Economic, political, social and psychological factors are combing to create a historically unique time to become an adult. It isn’t all bad. It is just different. Continue reading

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The end of absence: reclaiming what we’ve lost in a world of constant connection (Michael Harris)

Those of us over the age of 35 can remember life before the internet. In the End of Absence Michael Harris examines the impact it has had on our lives. Continue reading

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64 things you need to know now for then, Ben Hammersley

A unifying theme is that “…etiquette around usage lags way behind the technological capabilities”. We’re in the midst of profound technological shift and are still working out the right balance in many areas of our lives. Continue reading

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If you want to gather honey, don’t kick over the beehive…

Criticism is not an effective motivator for behaviour change. Like the adage made famous by Dale Carnegie if you want to gather honey, don’t kick over the beehive. Continue reading

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You are an individual. Just like everybody else.

The core idea in Mark Earls’ most recent book “I’ll have what she’s having” is that the unit of analysis for social behaviour should be the group not the individual. Collaborating with Anthropologists Alex Bentley and Michael O’Brien the book … Continue reading

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