mindset

Still Keeping Score?

Preparing to take the game winning shot – the player repeatedly looks at the scoreboard – only seconds remain.  “I have to make these points,” he thinks. He looks at the coach who has anxiety written all over him.  “This… Read More ›

TEDxABQ

Yesterday I submitted my presenter application to TEDxABQ, which is the TEDx event in Albuquerque, NM being held this September.  Some friends of mine talked me in to submitting after discussing some of my ideas around generative governance, generative economy… Read More ›

The Scarcity Heuristic:

Behavioral economists and psychologists have identified the scarcity heuristic as a mental shortcut whereby people place value on an item based on how easily it might be lost, especially to competitors.  The scarcity heuristic does not only apply to a… Read More ›

Economics:

In modern terms, economics is commonly defined as: the study of human behavior as a relationship between ends and scarce means.  Simply, an analysis of human behaviors affected by the influence of scarcity. At the heart of this blog is… Read More ›