May is Mental Health month, and I see many great posts from people around the world who have experiences and commentary; and I think to myself: “Wow, I am blessed that I do not suffer from this disease.” Only, of … Continue reading COVID Diaries Week 11: Mental Health Edition
Let’s Talk About “Team” Nothing happens in isolation. It is within the team that the magic happens. How so? Well, here are a few things that showcase our approach… Firstly, sartorial excellence never gets in the way! The team performance … Continue reading The World’s Best Team Photo Was A Result of Our Social (Hive)Mindset
The last few posts have investigated just how well we know ourselves. Personal branding is about making a claim for yourself: This is me in my genius. Understanding that there is something else going on in the way we act, … Continue reading Attack Of The Brain! Just How Well Do You Know Yourself?
Consider this: As Person A, you are given $10 and told to make a RATIONAL decision about how much to share with person B. Person B can accept the division of monies or not. If not, no-one gets to keep … Continue reading Why Being Sympathetically Irrational Is The De Facto Decision-Making Position
Think of the first word that comes to mind when you read this word: Blue… OK, let’s try another one. What is the first word that comes to mind when you see this word…? Green… Turns out about 40% of … Continue reading Your Brainstorming Style: Harmonic Or Dissenting?
Like intertwining your thumbs, this is a really easy indicator of your brain’s persuasion. Do you approach the world from a position of empathy or power? Do you put yourself in the narrative driving seat, or others? Let’s see… Draw … Continue reading What Kind Of Brain Do You Have? Empathetic Or Powerful
Grasp your hands together, intertwining fingers. Which thumb is on top of you grasp? If the left, this indicates a right-brained approach to the work – visual, spatial, intuitive. If the right thumb tops the pile, you lean to the … Continue reading Right-Brained Or Left-Brained? Let Your Thumbs Decide
Peter Drucker defined a knowledge worker as someone with the “ability to acquire and apply theoretical and analytic knowledge.” How our brain operates, and how our instincts and strengths define us, is instrumental in understanding how we add value. Especially … Continue reading What Kind Of Decision-Making Brain Do You Have? Automatic Or Conscious
There is a famous Northwestern study by Uzzi et al that investigates the power of Q – the level of social intimacy in high- and low-performing teams. It began with the study of what makes a hit Broadway show, and … Continue reading What’s Your Level Of Social Intimacy? The Power Of Q Reveals All
One of the first products we made in our personal branding investigation was The Brain! There is a plethora of books on the market about decision-making, y’know Gladwell, Kahneman and Lehrer an’ all. It made sense to take some of the simple … Continue reading We Think We Are In Control. Not So. That Would Be Our Brain.
At TMWK, we like to investigate personal brand – and a little of that is how we make decisions and see the world. Our BrandBoards have data about your brain, that multi-facted tool in your head. This is a beautiful rendering of what goes on where… Mind Blown: An Exploded View of The Human Brain infographic ←This Much We Know.→ Continue reading Brain Beautiful