How to ‘Stand Out’ with Dorie Clark

How to ‘Stand Out’ with Dorie Clark

Martin: Hello, everyone! I’m excited, because I have Dorie Clark here, and we’ve got her, I’ll tell you what we’ll do, it’s going to be super cool. We’ve got her book here, and I’m going to come say hello, Dorie, in a second. And what we’re going to do, is we’re going...
The Psychology of Disruptive Change

The Psychology of Disruptive Change

I’ve talked about change before, but this is different. This is so different that is shakes the entire foundations of our psychological operating system, our shared view, or basis of understanding. Things change, but comparison to others seems almost inevitable....
The psychology of riffing

The psychology of riffing

Riffing, for those who don’t know the word, is used across many realms including comedy and music, and especially jazz. Why am I thinking so much about riffing this week? This week I had the honour to join Maria Quiban in a Google Hangout with Sir Ben Kinsley,...
The Psychology of ‘Free’

The Psychology of ‘Free’

This is an article that explores the perception we have of ‘value’ and ultimately why giving is the smart move to make in business. It also may offer some explanations why there is been SO much giving on Google+ – it is a great opportunity to build a...
The Psychology of Trust

The Psychology of Trust

Introduction The concept of trust is one that influences our decisions daily. Do we trust this source of online information, this person, or even that the expiry date on that strong French cheese we find in the back corner of the fridge is reliable?! On Google+ we are...
The Psychology of Significance

The Psychology of Significance

For some time I’ve been curious as to how events happen on Google+. From the very first moments of connecting with someone, all the way through to a blossoming relationship. It is fascinating that after some time in the Google+ environment we can all...
The Psychology of Memes

The Psychology of Memes

Over the past few years I have become fascinated with how memes spread through the medium of social media sites. Memes are not new, and they already spread. They are the trends of flared jeans in the 1970s as much as philosophical ideas spreading out of Ancient...
The Psychology of Google Hangouts

The Psychology of Google Hangouts

This article explores how we can gain new perspectives through using Google+, as we interact with people within a global community. To do so, we will consider Multiple Perspectives and dynamics within Google+ using the analogy of a ‘Silent Disco’....