Weekly Download 14.18Posted: September 12, 2014
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.
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.