Changing Culture Relies on Us

Culture emerges from our behavior and feedback into our decision reinforcing our actions.  To change culture we have to decide to be different and act accordingly.  As culture reinforces our previous behaviors, we need a sense of rebellion.  Over time the culture will respond in kind or alienate the behavior.  Others may follow creating a subculture… Read More

What’s your Mental Model?

Per Wikipedia: A mental model is an explanation of someone’s thought process about how something works in the real world.  It is a representation of the surrounding world, the relationships between its various parts and a person’s intuitive perception about his or her own acts and their consequences.  Mental models can help shape behavior and… Read More

Our Behavior Begets Success

I recently had a parent teacher conference.  My eight year old daughter is doing well.  She improved from the first conference this year.  What struck me is a discussion we had with the teacher about behavior.  The list of behaviors of behaviors evaluated are: takes pride in work, works independently does neat work positive attitude… Read More