Posts by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky

How To Win Arguments Through Collaborative Truth-Seeking

Collaborative Truth-Seeking

Caption: Couples in argument Pointing fingers at each other (Kick Ads/Used with Permission)   We frequently use debates to resolve different opinions about the truth. However, debates are not always the best course for figuring out the truth. In more emotionally charged situations, the technique of collaborative truth-seeking is often better.   The Problem with Debates…

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What True Leaders Know About Emotional Intelligence

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True leaders at any level of the totem pole show their leadership primarily through managing their own emotions. After all, the only things we can control in life are our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and if we can manage those, we can lead our organizations from anywhere in the hierarchy.   True leaders show emotional…

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The Science of Effective Fundraising: Four Common Mistakes to Avoid

Charities that use their funds effectively to make a social impact frequently struggle to fundraise effectively. Indeed, while these charities receive plaudits from those committed to measuring and comparing the impact of donations across sectors, many effective charities have not successfully fundraised large sums outside of donors focused highly on impact.   In many cases,…

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Collaborative Truth-Seeking

Collaborative Truth-Seeking

  We frequently use debates to resolve different opinions about the truth. However, debates are not always the best course for figuring out the truth. In more emotionally charged situations, the technique of collaborative truth-seeking is often better.   The Problem with Debates   The usual method of hashing out disagreements in order to discover…

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Build a Meaningful Workplace by Serving Others

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Do you know how to help others feel a strong sense of meaning and purpose in the workplace? In two previous posts, I shared about the strategies of using self-reflection and community building, and in this one, I will share the last key strategy for developing a meaningful workplace: engage in serving others through your…

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How to Get Your Brain Off of Autopilot

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Use these science-based strategies to think intentionally instead.   Imagine you are driving on autopilot, as we all do much of the time. Suddenly the car in front of you unexpectedly cuts you off. You slam on your brakes and feel scared and indignant. Maybe you flash your lights or honk your horn. What’s your…

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7 Tools to Build Your Willpower

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  Struggling to get work done instead of slacking off? Tempted by that second doughnut? Struggling to resist checking your phone? Shopping impulsively on Amazon? What you need is more willpower!   Recent research shows that strengthening willpower is the real secret to the kind of self-control that can help you resist temptations and achieve…

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