Tag: Psychology

  • Why Tough Love Bosses Win?

    Why Tough Love Bosses Win?

    There is this Cantonese saying which says, “反轉豬肚就是💩“, (the underbelly of a pig is poop …) I find this to be a very common reaction from people towards managers giving candid feedback, with one interesting exception. Have you ever had a “tough love” kind of boss? Do you remember how they made you feel? One…

  • Father’s Day 2021

    I have not talked to my father since 2016. He was verbally abusive to my brother and his family, and I gave up on trying to rebuild a relationship with him. My parents separated when I was 14. It was a peaceful break up. Having said that, knowing what I now know about psychology and…

  • The Sweetness of Tunnel Vision

    Why we are addicted to getting dangerously stuck in our minds. We all know what the phrase tunnel vision or cognitive constriction means: it is a kind of rationale narrowing effect that happens inside the brain. You are dragged into this tiny narrow slit inside consciousness. It creates the difficulty, or even impossibility, for the…

  • Year 2018 in Podcasts

    (updated 2021 and changed original title “Podcasts in 2018 that brought me delight” to Year 2018 in Podcasts to make posts more consistent) An anarchist’s bakery, Captain Data’s wrath, Chuck E. Cheese, FUBR … “Making 2018 Meaningful”: Part 2: Podcasts An anarchist’s group of businesses in Ann Arbor that Obama visited The 😲 Moment. So many. How…