Highlights – October 2016

When it comes to setting organizational and personal goals, making a backup plan has been seen as a sensible way to deal with uncertainty and to be prepared if things don’t go as expected.

However, new research from the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison challenges that conventional wisdom and finds that merely thinking through a backup plan can reduce goal performance and actually hurt the chances of successfully achieving your goal

The team conducted a series of experiments that showed making a.....

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