Cognitive Dissonance & IT

Cognitive Dissonance has been defined on Wikipedia as an “uncomfortable tension caused by holding contradictory thoughts simultaneously“. A similar definition is found on ChangingMinds.org, among many other websites. Ever found yourself  ‘afflicted’ with cognitive dissonance?  Sure you have. Do you speed during your commute to work?  Intellecutally, you know its wrong but you do it any way. Do you … Read more

Links for Dec 20 2009

Storytelling on the web by Rob Mills on Carsonified Long Tail Vs. The Blockbuster by Paul Barsch on Marketing Profs Daily Fix 5 strategies for a better 2010 by Mark Riffey on Business is Personal Quality-of-Hire Quandary of 2009: What Went Wrong With Notre Dame and Charlie Weis? by Josh Letourneau on Fistful of Talent … Read more

Book Review: Andrew McAfee’s Enterprise 2.0

Just finished reading Enterprise 2.0: New Collaborative Tools for Your Organization’s Toughest Challenges My review in two words: Excellent book! Whether you are an expert in the Enterprise 2.0 world or just a beginner, this book has something for you. Whether you believe in Enterprise 2.0 or not, this book has some excellent concepts that … Read more

Links for November 22 2009

Leadership and Leverage by Steven Levy on No Secret Social Software 2.0: Enterprise Process Ubiquity by Hutch Carpenter on I’m Not Actually a Geek Taking Content Strategy Personally by Pamela Poole on WebWorkerDaily Five Reasons to Get Off Your Butt and Go Listen to Employees by Fran Melmed on Fistful of Talent Business Technology Governance: … Read more

Links for November 8 2009

Intuition vs. Data-Driven Decision-Making: Some Rough Ideas by Bob Sutton on Bob Sutton – Work Matters CIO and the Art of Decision Making by Arun Manansingh on A CIO’s Voice Before you can truly talk about Change Management, you have to focus on achieving clear vision by Olivier Blanchard on The BrandBuilder Blog The 5 … Read more