The lightning-fast pace of our hyper-connected world both facilitates and necessities the use of online experiments. We can gather sufficient data faster than ever before. That is a good thing because, in some cases, if it takes too long, things will change before we have time to understand our conclusions…


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Many of us are genuinely struggling to cope with the sense of isolation we feel as the pandemic drags on. Sometimes, the feelings are made worse when we get caught up in focusing on what we think we “should” do during this unusual time. What if we shifted our focus…


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Some of us are perfectionists by nature. Others have been taught to be sure that everything is 100% right before turning it in, releasing it, or handing it off to a client. But we may be shooting for perfection based on assumptions that may not be complete or correct. How…


There is simply no way to overestimate the power of narrative and storytelling. Perhaps it is counterintuitive, but even in our hyper-connected digital world, storytelling has become more critical than ever.

Information and data can travel fast, but narratives have still real impact. As humans, we tend to always ask…


We make tens of thousands of decisions every day. Fortunately, most of them, like which shirt to choose from our closet, have no life-altering implications. However, we all face more impactful decisions that can affect our lives, work, and even the lives of others.

Unfortunately, decision making has no simple…


We all make the occasional bad decision. For some of us, like me, that poor choice is often related to a lack of patience. Our lack of capacity to tolerate delay can lead to poor decision making and often causes us to fall into common decision making traps. …


Can you even remember? Do you think you actually ever have? Let’s change that!

Our smartphones have become an integral part of most of our waking hours and nearly all aspects of our lives. Phones can be useful tools that give us access to a wealth of information and allow…


For as long as internal combustion engines have been a part of our daily lives, petrol stations have been part of our landscape. It didn’t take long for the owners of these stations to realize that they could sell more than just petrol. The service station concept was quickly developed…


In the midst of this world-changing, life-altering pandemic we call COVID-19, it is getting hard to remember what life was actually like before. In the context of our lifetimes, we really haven’t been stuck in our homes that long. …


For many, the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to the most significant period of uncertainty in our history. From both a personal and global perspective, there is an unprecedented level of ambiguity. We face a lack of clarity about what is happening and what will happen over the…

Christian Heise

Christian is a manager, activist, author, lecturer and curator. https://christianhei.se

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