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Entries from March 18th, 2011

Deep fundamentals

March 18th, 2011 58 Comments

The 3 themes that will get more and more pronounced now and in the future are:

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Psychology of Influence

March 18th, 2011 3 Comments

Robert Cialdini’s Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion is one of the best books I ever read on the subject, describing  in detail the factors behind influence The 6 weapons of influence: (1) reciprocity – if you offer help to someone, chances are he/she will feel obliged to reciprocate Attack: how do you get someone’s help? In […]

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What is 90% tit-for-tat?

March 17th, 2011 13 Comments

We talked about game theory and the prisoner’s dilemma in the previous post (Click here for Part 1: Game theory in 5 minutes). The implication is real and thus it is vital that we understand the best approach to adopt in such situations Recall that the problem with the prisoner’s dilemma is that one’s action […]

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Game theory in 5 minutes

March 17th, 2011 11 Comments

The prisoner’s dilemma is a fundamental problem in game theory that demonstrates why two people might not cooperate even if it is in both their best interests to do so Why? Refer to the following payoff table (scale of 1-5, with 5 being the highest) Both cooperate – 3 points each One party cooperates and […]

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The Conscious Competence Theory

March 17th, 2011 12 Comments

The 4 stages of learning are:

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Covey’s Habit 7 Sharpen the Saw

March 16th, 2011 9 Comments

I feel this is a very comprehensive conceptual framework to do a personal gap analysis On a scale of 1-5 (where 5 being the highest), how would you rate yourself on the following?

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