Posts Tagged ‘Thinking’

Fortune cookie effect

I read about something leaders call the “Fortune Cookie Effect”. I have never heard the phrase, but I sure have seen it in operation. So have you.  Simply put, the “Fortune Cookie Effect”  is a prediction that causes itself to become true.  Some call it a self-fulfilling prophecy. You’re the one that makes it come…

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GIGO was an acronym used extensively years ago. Not so much anymore. But, the principle is sound. In computer science, GIGO stands for “garbage in, garbage out”. It is the concept that flawed, or nonsense input data produces nonsense output or “garbage”. The truth of that old acronym has never been so applicable as it is today. It can be applied to…

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