Definition: Meta-procrastination, Compensatory Conviction, Zeigarnik Effect, Getting-into Time, Idea Doubt, Vuja De

Me in a 15 minute talk, essentially.

 

Meta-procrastination

(superior) procrastination where one creates activities for procrastination, then procrastinate in performing them

 

Compensatory conviction

Development of a passion for something that distracts you from your current serious uncertainty on what to do next

 

Zeigarnik effect

How we have a better memory for incomplete rather than complete tasks because you check off the latter to forget about it

 

Getting-into time

Time it takes you to get back into something from where you left off

 

Idea Doubt

Doubt that is energizing because it causes you to want to test, experiment, and refine, to get it right, knowing the first batch will almost always be crappy

 

Vuja De

Is when you look at something you’ve seen many times before and all of a sudden see it with fresh eyes

 

Would You Shop at Lululemon Given These Despicable Corporate Practices? Poll.

Lululemon is a pretty popular shop these days, I don’t need to tell anybody that. Whether or not you like them, tons of people are shopping lots at Lululemon. Most of them are women, and many of them young, including their young staff. These people are supposed to be sympathetic, social conscious and Internet savvy. Yet, they shop there despite Lululemon having about as despicable a corporate history as any company out there, one that puts what Nike used to be on a level of heaven with saints. Are Lululemon’s shoppers as hypocritical as they are?

Lululemon shoppers are almost like a cult, much like Apple’s shoppers. Lululemon’s are built on yoga and all those ways of inner peace, beauty, wellness relaxation, appreciation and all. ¬†Yet, their ways are anything but that. Worse, they know it and flaunt it like it doesn’t matter. So far, it seems not to have, but can this go on?

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