Dr. Sheena Iyengar, a professor at Columbia Business School and Director of the Global Leadership Matrix initiative, told HuffPost Live at Davos on Friday people need to "be choosy about choosing." "Essentially we have to get a much better ... Huffington Post, 1 month ago
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Alamy By Sheryl Garrett, special to CNBC.com We Americans love independence and freedom of choice, believing them essential to our well-being. Yet more choice is not, it turns out, leading to more happiness or success. I believe fewer, better ...Daily Finance, 16 hours ago
--- The investment options are unfamiliar to a third of plan participants and the wide variety of choices is confusing, which can mean an opportunity for education and advice. --- Menu construction is a good place for plan advisers to ...Plan Adviser, 1 week ago
Dating services and targeted ads have this in common: Too much of a good thing is bad. Patrick Giordani, Adconion Direct 0 Online dating site eHarmony gathers enormous amounts of data. It has over 20 million current registered users, each of ...Venturebeat, 3 weeks ago
Influencing People's Habits At RWJF, we are increasingly realizing that, as critically important it is to produce irrefutable evidence that something is bad for us, it's just as importantif not more importantto pay attention to how people are ...RWJF, 3 weeks ago
The last thing she remembers is picking up the shiny piece of metal to stick on her jeans. Then came the explosion. And the world of 13-year-old Malavika Iyer changed forever. She lost her arms and her legs sustained multiple fractures. There was ...The Week, 1 month ago
By: Paul Solman The theory that less choice can be more -- what psychologist Barry Schwartz called "The Paradox of Choice" -- is under attack as scientific hogwash. But the very fact that its potential weaknesses are making news, Schwartz argues, ...PBS, 1 month ago Is the famous paradox of choice a myth? PBS, 1 month ago
Once upon a time, there was a tube of toothpaste. It was called Crest, or Colgate, or maybe Pepsodent. You chose your brand and went on your way. Today their spawn and competitors occupy entire shelves. Do you pick a product formulated to freshen ...Consumer Reports, 1 month ago
When consumers visit their local grocery stores, many are faced with an overwhelming barrage of product options and complicated nutrition labels. Rows and rows of cereal, a dozen brands of olive oil, cases filled with milk and meat, and shelf after ...The Guardian Express, 1 month ago
During an interview with HuffPost Live at Davos, University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann told how she discussed women in leadership with U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) while at Davos. Gutmann said she asked McCaskill if she thought the ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago
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