Brainfluence
Brainfluence
Jan 21, 2021
The Ministry of Common Sense with Martin Lindstrom
Play • 36 min

Martin Lindstrom is the founder and chairman of Lindstrom Company, the world’s leading brand and culture transformation group. He has been named one of the “World’s 100 Most Influential People” by Time magazine, and for three years running, Thinkers50 has selected Martin to be among the world’s top 50 business thinkers. He is also a high-profile speaker and author of seven New York Times best-selling books.

In this episode, Martin explains why empathy levels are at an all-time low (thanks in part to Twitter character limits and even botox), as well as how common sense is disappearing along with it. Listen in to learn how we are increasingly falling victim to technology instead of using common sense and how the pandemic has changed the way we think about—and do—business.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3ilyACH

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