About EISM

Month: January 2016

Month: January 2016

We develop science-and-data-based frameworks to help people see and work with greater clarity.

Make Learning Harder to Increase Retention

Make Learning Harder to Increase  Retention When information is at our fingertips, and attention spans are shorter than ever, it’s no wonder that people expect learning to be easy, too. But research shows that real learning — the kind which embeds knowledge and skills in long-term memory — is never simple. In fact, “easy in” (little… Continue reading Make Learning Harder to Increase Retention

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Make Learning Harder to Increase Retention

Set a Timer When Making a Tough Decision We spend a lot of time and energy each day making choices — some minor, and some serious. But it’s possible to handle decisions of all kinds more efficiently. One strategy is to use a timer for the most difficult and unpredictable decisions. Some decisions are so complicated… Continue reading Set a Timer When Making a Tough Decision

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Set a Timer When Making a Tough Decision

Great Managers Do 3 Things Every Day Most new managers find that they rarely end a day having done what they planned to do. They spend most of their time solving unexpected problems and making sure work gets done. But there are three essential things that managers should be doing every day: building trust, building… Continue reading Great Managers Do 3 Things Every Day

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