Weekly Download 14.18

download-158006_640Here’s a recap of news and notes from around the Web that caught my attention over the past week or so.

Have you heard of “monkeynomics?” Psychologist Laurie Santo finds amazing parallels between monkey and human behavior. Her TED Talks  A monkey economy as irrational as ours  looks at silly choices and why we continue to make consistent errors.

The errors we make are actually predictable. We make them again and again. And they’re actually immune to lots of evidence. When we get negative feedback, we still, the next time we’re face with a certain context, tend to make the same errors.

Author Daniel Goleman (Emotional Intelligence) is back with a new take on success with Focus: the Hidden Driver of Excellence.

The persistent financial demands of Wall Street have trumped the informational needs of Main Street. Print has become too much of a drag on earnings, so media companies are dividing back up and print is being kicked to the curb. Print Is Down, and Now Out presents a bleak outlook.

Set Your Internal GPS  for a smooth route to any destination. Goal clarity matters.


One Comment on “Weekly Download 14.18”

  1. […] touched on the subject of emotional intelligence a couple of times in this blog (here and here), but it’s such a fascinating topic that it bears addition discussion. Why You Need […]


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