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Posts from the ‘Performance Architect’ Category

Do First Impressions Last?

I heard John Maeda speak on Capital Hill one time. Frankly, he didn't impress me. Yes, he held the President's position at Rhode Island School of Design (or RISD)...

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Mindfulness Increases Your Chance of Promotion

It appears as if social science and neuroscience are coming to the same conclusions about human behavior… at least in some instances.

In a Ted Talk entitled Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are, Amy Cuddy speaks about how adjusting your posture for two minutes will change hormone levels, which will either make you more powerful or less powerful. It's interesting, because the postures Cuddy highlights are clearly instinctive power or submissive moves. The hormones involved? Testosterone (the dominance hormone) and cortisol (the stress hormone).

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