The Ben Franklin effect - Quartz Obsession
Most believe that this effect results from cognitive dissonance - when a behavior (helping someone) contradicts our beliefs (disliking the helped one).
To lessen the unpleasantness of the contradiction, our brains think that we may like that person.
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This is a term that describes the habit of endlessly scrolling social media and news feeds full of doom and gloom on one’s smartphone screen, something which is eroding our mental health.
One feels anxious and wants to hook the mind back to the doom and threat cycle, to gather more information.
The more time we spend doomscrolling, the more dangers and threats we stumble upon, skewing our perspective of the outside world.
As a leader, when facing a crisis, you have to adopt the best position in order to ensure the efficiency of your action. And, most importantly, this action has to be taken as fast as possible. ...
The “First 15 Minutes” crisis management checklist:
show humanity, compassion, and concern for any human toll – and mean it.
Dealing with a crisis increases the risk of taking bad decisions. When times get harder:
... during the day can be an effective way to keep your inbox at manageable levels.
However, the constant interruption and distraction that comes from it can dramatically lower your productivity, and disrupt your ability to enter a state of flow when working on high value projects.