The gratitude that we encounter helps us believe in the goodness of the world, and strengthens us thereby to do what's good.
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The Power of Thanks

The Power of Thanks

Mar 28, 2013-- In "Sidetracked" Why Our Decisions Get Derailed, and How We Can Stick to the Plan," Francesca Gino, an associate professor at Harvard Business School, explores a range of fascinating subjects, including how emotions influence decisions and the often thorny matter of understanding the perspectives of others. Blending social science and real-world examples, Gino's book also highlights the science of gratitude. "The message of 'Sidetracked,'" Gino said in an interview, "is that a lot of these forces happen even though we are unaware of them. People might just not realize how powerful expressions of gratitude are." (8525 reads)


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