• July 11, 2024
  • Alan Knott-Craig

The best response to failure is optimism

The alternative is realism or pessimism. The best realism can do is keep you where you are. Pessimism takes you backwards. The only attitude with any chance of success is

  • July 4, 2024
  • Alan Knott-Craig

The IKEA effect

You place higher value on things you partially create yourself. If you want your staff or customers to value your company or brand more, then let them have a hand

  • July 2, 2024
  • Alan Knott-Craig

Watch out for self-serving bias

Your failures are situational but your successes are your responsibility. You made money because you worked hard but you lost money because of bad luck. It’s a psychological phenomenon. It

  • July 1, 2024
  • Alan Knott-Craig

Listen to the universe

It’s talking to you. When you can’t hear it, it’s not that it’s suddenly gone quiet. It’s that you don’t like what you’re hearing, so you turn a deaf ear.