Here’s a Better Way to Remember Things

Remembering new information is an under-appreciated skill. The fact that most of us have never evolved our technique beyond the rudimentary and ad hoc approaches we used as middle schoolers suggests this. It is required for any sort of professional growth, since the need to learn is high, and can separate the exceptional performances from the mediocre ones.

Fortunately for us, insights from cognitive psychology … [ Read more ]

What’s the Big Idea? Creating and Capitalizing on the Best New Management Thinking

This unique book studies how ideas percolate within organizations. It identifies “idea practitioners” (managers who introduce new thinking to their companies), studies the role of management gurus, and describes how to evaluate new ideas for fit. Included are case studies of reengineering and knowledge management, as well as lists of business ideas and leading management thinkers.

Editor’s Note: you can download chapter 1 at … [ Read more ]