What Can Vendors Get Away With Under Amazon Warranty?

This article has multiple purposes. It will: support your understanding of some principles that might be helpful if you use technology provide a case study for consumer experience support you understand one of the reasons I have been delayed lately. Please read with attention to fully understand this article’s context and purpose.   The context… Read More What Can Vendors Get Away With Under Amazon Warranty?

The Difference Between Image and Identity and How They Matter in Positioning

What’s the difference between image and identity in personal branding? Starting from the positioning that NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) should take to differentiate from psychology, as soon as an NLP specialist directly competes with a psychologist positioning himself as a psychologist but offering NLP services, this is not just a disservice made to himself or to his clients that he misleads,… Read More The Difference Between Image and Identity and How They Matter in Positioning

Meta-types

  Motto: “Personality is not who we are but what we do.” L. Michael Hall   Definition Hall & Bodenhamer (2005) and Woodmall (1988) are still considering between metaprograms and Jung’s classical concepts: Sensing / Intuition (metaprogram no. 2, Epistemological), introversion/extraversion (metaprogram no. 26, Rejuvenation), judging/perceiving (metaprogram no. 37, adaption), which according to the correspondence analyses… Read More Meta-types

The Psychological Contract in Working Relationships

An unclear contract underlies victimization. Before being a social and even a sociological position, victimization is a psychological position that must be understood. In the dramatic triangle of the transactional analysis, the victim feels helpless, powerless (whether he/she really is or imagines that), waiting for a savior, and (possibly) screams from the top of their… Read More The Psychological Contract in Working Relationships

Between Acknowledgement and Gratitude

21 September is World Gratitude Day. Semantic Differences ” Acknowledgement” (recunoaștere in Romanian) comes from the Latin” recognitionem”. The corresponding verb is” to acknowledge”. The corresponding adjective is” acknowledged”. ” Gratitude” (recunoștință in Romanian) comes from the French” reconnaissance”, whose root is” naissance” and contains the derivative” conaissance”. The corresponding verb is “please, satisfy”. The… Read More Between Acknowledgement and Gratitude

The Difference Between Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation

When you have a team of people working in task-oriented activities, such as specific projects requiring phases and deadlines, it’s essential to use a few necessary tools. Intrinsic motivation is the one that makes people act on their own initiative. It makes them happy and proud to be working on a particular project or for… Read More The Difference Between Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation

The Psychological Leadership Games and the Pathology of Mistrust

In the organizational environment and not only, mistrust is also felt in various forms, most likely due to the creative ways in which those who think it has been abused in the past, especially by persons in formal positions of superiority or authority. In my opinion, the biggest problems of the lack of trust are… Read More The Psychological Leadership Games and the Pathology of Mistrust

Words That Change Minds: The 14 Patterns for Mastering the Language of Influence by Shelle Rose Charvet – book review

Merry Christmas, everyone! Today, besides being Christmas, it’s the birthday of a brilliant trainer who immensely contributed to my life, Shelle Rose Charvet. With this opportunity in mind and with the best wishes from the redaction of filme-carti, where I initially published this article in Romanian, I am publishing my review of Shelle’s excellent book,… Read More Words That Change Minds: The 14 Patterns for Mastering the Language of Influence by Shelle Rose Charvet – book review

Maslow’s Extended Pyramid

Named after research psychologist Abraham Maslow, this model has been one of the great successes in establishing specific consumer categories; subsequently, VALS I and VALS II consumer classification systems have been developed based on findings and segmentations. The model assumes that each individual has a series of levels of fundamental needs, gradually placed in ascending order starting… Read More Maslow’s Extended Pyramid