34 results for author: Dr. Gleb Tsipursky


What Do Employees Want When They Return to the Office?

It's easy to assume we know what they want due to a dangerous judgment error termed the false consensus effect. This problematic mental blindspot causes us to perceive others who we feel to be in our team as sharing our beliefs. That's often not the case. ...
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Why Do Smart Leaders Deny Serious Risks in the Post-COVID World (and What to Do About It)

When a threat seems clear to you, it's hard to believe others will deny it. Yet smart people deny serious risks surprisingly often. A case in point example comes from my experience helping a mid-size regional insurance company conduct a strategic pivot to ...
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How Executives Can Defeat Work-From-Home Burnout and Zoom Fatigue

When the COVID pandemic swept through the country last year, companies rapidly transitioned employees to working from home. However, this shift led to growing challenges of work-from-home burnout and Zoom fatigue. As we transition from the pandemic into ...
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The Deadly Threat of COVID-19 Misinformation in Mainstream Media for Business Leaders

Business leaders need to understand that the mainstream media news sources that they and their employees consume can kill them – or save them. That's the fundamental insight of a powerful new study about the impact of watching either Sean Hannity's news ...
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Work-From-Home Burnout and Zoom Fatigue is a Lot More Complex Than You Think

Have you or your employees been feeling work-from-home burnout and Zoom fatigue these past months despite the supposed convenience of working from home and using videoconferences to meet? Unfortunately, the vast majority of efforts to address WFH burnout ...
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Defending Your Organization From Misinformation via Neuroscience 

Whenever you hear something repeated, it feels more true when you hear it repeated. In other words, repetition makes any statement seem more true. So anything you hear will feel more true each time you hear it again. Do you see what I did there? Each of ...
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Should You Be Worried About the New COVID Strains?

The news headlines about mutated COVID strains originating in the UK, South Africa, and elsewhere have spread anxiety about the implications for organizations and individuals alike. Recently identified in the US, it likely arrived here by mid-November, with ...
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A Full Table at Christmas This Year May Mean an Empty One in the Years Ahead, Experts Warn

Choose to keep chairs empty at the holidays this year or risk having them empty for years to come. That's the message being delivered in various forms by public health experts and politicians as COVID-19 continues to spread at a devastating pace. The ...
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Are You Paying Attention to What Matters in This Pandemic?

What are you paying attention to during this pandemic? What you're focusing on can make a big difference to your business, your career, and your health. Many people are very excited by the prospect of effective vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna. This ...
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Are You Anchoring Your Business to the Wrong Data?

Have you changed your views about COVID-19 months into this pandemic? Or are you anchoring to the same views you did in March? For example, many people still believe the false claim spread by many prominent leaders in March that COVID is no worse than the ...
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8 Powerful Questions You Need to Ask Before Engaging With Your Executive Career Stakeholders

Stakeholder engagement is one of the more critical aspects of successful executive career management. Such stakeholders can be anyone from the Board of Directors of a company you would like to hire you, to someone you’re serving with on a committee in your ...
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How Leaders Can Prepare for an Election Disaster

Are you prepared as a leader for the possibility of a disastrous result for the US Presidential election? Such an outcome might seem impossible. Yet it doesn’t sound so far-fetched to many top political leaders and experts observing the run-up to the ...
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