All too often, we lazily assume the data that is placed before us at work, is the real thing. It isn’t, and yet we often use that data to make decisions that affect people’s lives in work and beyond.
Our myopic focus on satisfying short-term needs and desires is killing us – both individuals and organizations. We simply are not good at understanding the beauty of delayed gratification, hard work, patience, and smart risk taking. The research suggests that those who do understand delayed gratification benefit in signification ways. At the individual level, people […]