Monthly Archives: May, 2015

Maximizing, satisficing and the paradox of choice with Barry Schwartz

May 25, 2015

A legend in the field, economic psychologist Barry Schwartz talks about how having too many options can be paralytic and tiresome to the human psyche. Schwartz also discusses the destructive force of an “only the best will do” mentality. We contemplate the implications of these concepts across topics like parenting consumerism, creativity, the prevalence of […]

How to Be Understood and Reach Your Goals with Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson

May 11, 2015

Best selling author and social psychologist Heidi Grant Halvorson discusses motivational styles and how we can ensure people understand who we truly are. It’s a particularly actionable episode, where the listener can learn strategies aimed at effective communication, habit formation and making better motivational decisions. In this episode you will hear about: Why our identities […]