Monthly Archives: July 2010

Avoiding the Weaknesses Trap of Performance Feedback

Tweet There is this myth of employee performance that states, “If you fix weaknesses in a person, the individual will become stronger.” The reality is that fixing weaknesses will not produce excellence, but rather just an average performer. I read … Continue reading

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The Hedonic Treadmill and Feelings of Entitlement

Tweet Over 30 years ago, Philip Brickman, a social psychologist from Northwestern University, investigated the happiness levels of lottery winners. He found that after the initial elation of winning the lottery ended that people recalibrated their happiness levels.  The result … Continue reading

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