Augusto Cuginotti

Learning Host

Reality Bias: How Our Tendency to Simplify Causes Us to Miss Out

We all tend as human beings to generate a coherent explanation of events that simplify reality to reduce anxiety and allow decision-making…

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Another Set of Data for Complex Systems: Why Knowing Reality is Not Enough

The world’s reality might be a significant constraint, but it is not enough to clarify what is going on.

The reason is that we don’t see the world as it is but see it as we are. And although I believe the world eventually catches up with our illusions, this does not bring clarity but chaos. Even so, this eventual clarity does not come within a workable timeline, and it might be too late to change….

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Mastering Emotions in the Workplace: How to Pay Attention to What You’re Feeling and Make Moves Based on That

Many of us have been taught that being emotional is like being out of control. And since control and predictability are vital…

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The Magic of Language: How We Use Words to Make Things Happen

People get excited about things we cannot explain, that look a bit magical and sometimes esoteric, but there is so much in our daily interactions that are taken for granted and if we look closer there is a lot of value. The way we are able to use language as human beings to make things happen together is one of those things. …

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How Much Participation Should We Have to Decide This?

The decision-makers biggest mistake is not understanding the decision-making process they should use in a specific situation. Every decision has different characteristics,…

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Decision making made explicit

On this video I share a recent experience of working with an international organisation on decision-making and what was the source of…

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Building Trust in Society and your Organisation

Why is Building Trust Important? Trust is a social construct that provides a measure of security, a way we can cope with…

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Diversity in Personality: Learning, Inclusion and Pseudo-Science

It has been more than a decade that I host the same workshop on personality dynamics. Together with my work with Diversity…

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Stop Storytelling your Organisational Culture

Storytelling Obsession to Promote Storytelling is more than telling stories to promote. Still, when we look at how organisations and entrepreneurs have…

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Keep Performing: the society of the tired and fitting

We are asked to perform We are asked to perform from the cradle. As a toddler, you might be asked to say…

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