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2 01, 2019

Loss Aversion

By | 2019-01-02T15:21:20+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|SRA Updates|0 Comments

Imagine this scenario: a colleague offers to flip a coin and give you $20 if it lands on heads. If it lands on tails, you give him $20. Stop and ponder; would you accept that bet? For most of us, the answer is no. Behavioral science experts Amos Tversky [...]

1 11, 2018

The Culpability of Free Speech

By | 2018-11-01T10:40:56+00:00 November 1st, 2018|SRA Updates|0 Comments

If you had to pinpoint a turning point, it was perhaps the launch of CNN in June of 1980. Prior to CNN, news programming delivered relatively factual information for an hour or two a day. After CNN, although it was an amazing accomplishment to cover events live as they [...]

27 06, 2018

Now What?

By | 2018-06-27T18:56:02+00:00 June 27th, 2018|SRA Updates|0 Comments

Take a moment to reflect on what has now been a long-circulating article via the internet and social media. Although it has a somber tone, it sets the stage for the purpose behind this month’s SRA Update. First, I was dying to finish high school and start college. And [...]

27 04, 2018

Who Thanks Whom?

By | 2018-04-27T11:35:53+00:00 April 27th, 2018|SRA Updates|0 Comments

A recent article penned for Inc by Suzanne Lucas made the bold statement: “Dear Hiring Manager, Perhaps You Should Write the Thank You Note.” She continues: “The traditional thank you note is from candidate to hiring manager. That's wrong… Just what are you exactly thanking the manager for? Taking [...]

1 03, 2018

Leadership Assessment

By | 2018-03-14T17:32:42+00:00 March 1st, 2018|SRA Updates|0 Comments

Countless books and articles exist discussing the qualities of managers and leaders and whether the two differ, but little has been said about what happens in the thousands of daily interactions and decisions that allow leaders to get the best out of their people. Start with this premise: We [...]

19 12, 2017

Being Your Own Worst Critic

By | 2017-12-19T17:18:08+00:00 December 19th, 2017|SRA Updates|0 Comments

The holiday season is a time of celebration – spending time with family and friends, reflecting on the past year, and setting goals for the future. Most have a list of to-do’s before the end of the year; you have checked it twice, and the only objective is to [...]

31 10, 2017

Surviving the Slump

By | 2017-10-31T21:51:03+00:00 October 31st, 2017|SRA Updates|0 Comments

How excited do you think Pat Sajak is to ask contestants to buy a vowel after all these years? Do you think Beyoncé is tired of singing “Single Ladies” yet? Which do you think Michael Jordan loved more – the championship rings or shooting practice free throws for well [...]

7 09, 2017

The Marshmallow Experiment

By | 2017-09-20T14:33:47+00:00 September 7th, 2017|SRA Updates|0 Comments

Inside each of us, a tumultuous war rages. One side offers immediate gratification, the exhilaration of living life in the present, and the excitement of spontaneous enjoyment. On the opposing side of the battlefield: patience to endure the uncertainty of the future, the cognitive ability to remain focused on [...]

5 07, 2017

A Culture of Confidence

By | 2017-07-05T12:03:39+00:00 July 5th, 2017|SRA Updates|0 Comments

Turns out, there are benefits that come from being a cocky teenager. Although your parents might have been counting down the days until you flew the nest, that swagger means you’ll likely end up earning a higher salary than those of your more modest friends. According to the Journal [...]