Build a tower, Build a team [VIDEO]

Build a tower, Build a team [VIDEO]

  Build a tower, Build a team Tom Wujec presents some surprisingly deep research into the “marshmallow problem” — a simple team-building exercise that involves dry spaghetti, one yard of tape and a marshmallow. Who can build the tallest tower with...
We should aim for perfection — and stop fearing failure

We should aim for perfection — and stop fearing failure

Sometimes trying your best isn’t enough; when the situation demands it, you need to be perfect. For Jon Bowers, who runs a training facility for professional delivery drivers, the stakes are high — 100 people in the US die every day in car accidents...
How can groups make good decisions? [VIDEO]

How can groups make good decisions? [VIDEO]

We all know that when we make decisions in groups, they don’t always go right — and sometimes they go very wrong. How can groups make good decisions? With his colleague Dan Ariely, neuroscientist Mariano Sigman has been inquiring into how we interact to...