The Overlooked Value of Quirky Employees
Sometimes people who are labeled “quirky” or “odd” are judged by these behaviors rather than their work performance. According to an HBR blog, “In the 1930s, Hedwig von Restorff, a German psychologist, made an important, though not very counterintuitive, discovery: things that somehow stand out are remembered more easily than typical things.”
Quirky People Are Interesting
My quirlky folks, posing on their wedding anniversary.
Right from the start it was the quirky kids that caught my eye. Here was I at five, wondering what school was and why we had to play with stale Play-doh, and already the weird kids fascinated me.
ARE CREATIVE PEOPLE "QUIRKY"? Or are we just crazy, lazy and sloppy?