After we try to make fireworks sounds, we discuss how interruptions can be costly, and then instantly get distracted. Megan shares some rhyming words that help to understand how groups are formed, and how to get unstuck to encourage group cohesion. Haven’t you ever wanted to know how to start a trend? Josh discusses the science and surprising amount of buy-in in order to do just that. (Also, it’s not discussed, but it’s Megan’s birthday.)

Additional Information:

Cost of interruptions
http://www.businessinsider.com/the-switch-cost-is-when-notifications-interrupt-our-thoughts-2018-6

Steps of group formation
https://saylordotorg.github.io/text_organizational-behavior-v1.1/s13-02-group-dynamics.html

Start a trend
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/06/how-minority-viewpoints-become-majority-ones

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