Monthly Archives: February 2012


Motivating people Intrinsic motivation is much more powerful than extrinsic motivation: In the middle of the last century, two young scientists conducted experiments that should have changed the world—but did not. Harry F. Harlow was a professor of psychology at … Continue reading

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The Two-Second Advantage

Exceptional predictive capability is what drives talent. Many successful people are able to make accurate predictions about specific activities. Consider the following quotation from The Two-Second Advantage: How We Succeed by Anticipating the Future: The human brain is a predictive … Continue reading

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