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“Flow”: the elusive peak state of motivation and productivity by Marvin Faure

Tuesday February 28th, 2012 0 comments

Our partner, Marvin Faure, runs Mindstore Europe. He has recently completed a study on motivation. It is his first publication on our blog. “The unusual feature of this study was that the participants were all known to be highly motivated amateur cyclists in their private lives: the sort of people that cycle 8000 – 10,000 km per year and think…

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Why “Somatic Markers” are critical to a business leader?

Saturday February 4th, 2012 5 comments

Michael Newman and I have mentioned Professor Antonio Damasio several times on this blog. Besides being one of the leading neuroscientists of the XXIst century, his work is compelling for leaders of today. One aspect, in particular, touches the topic of decision making. More concretely, to us business leaders, how do we “move our people from intention to action”? In…

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