Yesterday I had a meeting at lunchtime, so I had to take a late lunch. As I sat in the kitchen munching on my sardines, I switched on the TV. The “hard news” of the lunchtime bulletin gets replaced with softer stories early in the afternoon. So, while I was
Category: Internet Psychology
On Friday morning I was listening to a radio phone-in when the presenter said, “Please, no more calls about a Brexit deal…!” He then went on to say “We have no way of knowing what will or won’t be decided. There are a bunch of people locked in a room
Algorithms frequently get things wrong. You can’t get rid of them entirely. But you can re-focus your business efforts so that you don’t need them so much and don’t get affected by their inevitable mistakes.
The COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged a great deal of procrastination. Here’s what you can do about it.
Twice this week I have been on video conference calls when people were reluctant to appear on-screen. They had their cameras off and were replaced with an icon and their name. One said she didn’t want to switch on the webcam because her hair was a mess. The other individual
Following the crowds is not a good idea to prevent COVID-19. But equally following the business crowd is not a good idea for your company success.
Have you checked your website lately to see if you are being unconsciously racist?
It’s a pretty safe bet that whenever you take a break, you reach for your mobile phone. It’s such a habit that it is seen as “normal”. Indeed, just stop off at a motorway service station and you’ll see hundreds of people sitting in cars or at the restaurants all
Productivity in the workplace is falling. If people were as productive as they were just ten years ago, businesses would be producing 20% more outputs than the were in 2009. But they are not. Economists are busy discussing the productivity conundrum because what is going on around the world these
A personalised website is the key to increased sales conversion rates. Far from being freaky, deep personalisation is what people prefer.
The decision to buy is made in an instant. But you want that decision to go in your favour. How can you achieve that?
Is the Internet stressing you out? It is causing a large amount of stress. In Stress Awareness Month it is important to re-evaluate your use of the Internet so you can reduce your stress levels.
Web search is wasting time and reduces productivity. Phone calls can be quicker and more productive, yet people are making fewer calls
Social media disrupts the way you perceive time. As a result, social media is affecting your ability to work productively. Something needs to be done.
Mobile phone usage is associated with lower well-being and mindfulness
Storytelling is fundamental to business success. Websites used to tell stories. Now they just make an offer. That’s one reason why bounce rates are high.
The social networks and your social media posts are in charge of your life, instead of you. Is it time to set a routine for social media usage?
Fake people are everywhere online. False identities abound. So can you trust those online discussions? Are your follower numbers real?