Social Baseline Theory and the Workplace

Social Baseline Theory and the Workplace

I recently moved into a new home that has a long, sloped driveway. It looked charming in the Zillow photos, but felt quite different when I had to drag the recycling bin up the hill every week. Now as I do this chore, I can almost feel my brain calculate the task and...

How Does a Leader Get People to Follow?

How Does a Leader Get People to Follow?

Hierarchy is the most natural and enduring form of leadership in human history. After all, it has survived for millennia. People typically prefer to outsource key decisions that impact the larger group or carry high risk to someone else. There is a very high metabolic...