New ways of measuring withering trust levels, including on doctors' efficacy on late afternoons and on management´s restraint on mining, Yet AI may bring some solace in autism and Silvia Plath remembered for more than her suicide.
For decades, political scientists have measured the public's trust in the federal government consistently, using measures that are largely unchanged since the 1960s -- despite the momentous changes happening over the last five decades in the United…
Alfredo Behrens'defining trust as a willingness to be vulnerable to the actions of another...trusting in the government: whether it has the ability to do its job, the benevolence to care about its people and the integrity to generally do the right thing.'
MIT Sloan Management Review
– Feb 5, 2:34 AM
Confirming what people already believe can help organizations overcome barriers to change.
Alfredo BehrensWhen Google sent an email nudging managers to take simple onboarding steps — talking with people about their roles and responsibilities, for instance, and scheduling regular check-ins — their new hires got up to speed a month faster.
The New York Times
Jeffrey A. Linder
– May 14, 8:00 AM
It's 3 p.m., I've been seeing patients for a few hours and I feel my focus fading. I need to stay sharp for those still to come, so I grab a snack and some coffee. This has become my afternoon ritual during my 20 years as a primary care doctor.
Alfredo BehrensMake appointments with your doctors early in the morning: 'doctors ordered fewer breast and colon cancer screenings for patients later in the day, compared to first thing in the morning. '
Por Alfredo BEHRENS, para SudAméricaHoy  Cuatro ex-presidentes peruanos fueron acusados de aceptar sobornos de la empresa brasileña Odebrecht. De ellos, Ollanta Humala está preso, Alejandro Toledo se refugió…
Alfredo Behrens'para tener vergüenza es necesario ver la cara de las víctimas, un corrupto sufrirá más las consecuencias de su mala reputación en Lima que en Brasília. Quizás por eso, los corruptos de Lima se dan a la fuga mientras que en Brasília no.'
Naiara Galarraga Gortázar
– May 4, 8:30 AM
Las legiones de avariciosos aventureros que se adentraron en estas tierras de Brasil en el XVIII no se pararon a pensar en que el oro no se come. Algunos murieron de hambre con pedruscos en el bolsillo. No había comida, carreteras, ni…
Alfredo BehrensBrazilians took their name from a tree that was harvested to near extinction. Mining is not heading anywhere better, recent disasters should call for an immediate reappraisal, and it should begin with management.
Autism is on the rise in America. According to the CDC, 1 in 59 children in America has been identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This number has been growing. In 2000, just 1 in 150 children was identified with ASD. Almost half (44%) of…
Alfredo BehrensFinally something positive about AI: 'The Age of Artificial Intelligence is ushering in a new wave of technological advancements that will help to unleash a new kind of freedom and independence in the lives of people with ASD.'
Al llegar a lo alto de la colina, Theodore Roosevelt -Medalla de Honor del Congreso de Estados Unidos y futuro presidente norteamericano- “disparó a los españoles que se retiraban, viendo caer a uno, y aunque no estaba seguro…
Alfredo BehrensHistory has always been written by the winners. It does not mean you must believe all they write :)
On Reddit forums that ask “What's a dead giveaway that someone is American?” one trait comes up over and over again: big, toothy grins. Here's how one Reddit user in Finland put it: When a stranger on the street smiles at you: Last…
Alfredo Behrens'In the countries with more immigrants, they were more likely to say smiles were a sign someone “wants to be a close friend of yours.” But in the countries that are more uniform, people were more likely to smile to show they were superior to one another.'
Since her suicide in 1963 at the age of 30, Sylvia Plath's literary recognition has only grown, whether the ubiquitous assignment of her lone novel The Bell Jar in American high schools, or her posthumous Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1982. Yet the…
Alfredo Behrens'And why do I want? I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations of mental and physical experience possible in life. And I am horribly limited.'