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Here Are the 3 Valuable Skills for Future Leadership Success

It's time to rethink what skills leaders of the future will really need to retain their relevance and human value. Here are three of them.

How To Be Less Awkward at Ending Small Talk

By Andy Molinsky Ph.D. on March 25, 2017 in Adaptation
Want to be less awkward at ending small talk? Try these 5 things.
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4 Startling Reasons Why Humans Are Superior to High Tech

Concerned about being automated out of your job? The future may not be as bad for humans as you think.

Should You Become an Uber or Lyft Driver?

The economics will vary dramatically depending on your incremental costs.

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The Best and Worst Careers for Empaths

Learn some of the best and worst careers for Empaths

Neuromanagement. Really?

By Paul J. Zak on March 29, 2017 in Neuromanagement
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Sharon Birkman on Self-insight and the Stress of Choice

Stuck in a career rut? A little disciplined self-insight may be the boost you need!

Women and the Good Ole Boys Club

Women are a long way from reaching parity with men in the executive suites and boardrooms of Fortune 500 companies.

Tips for Making Driving a Less Stressful Experience

By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on March 27, 2017 in In Practice
Tips for avoiding road rage and other commute-related stress.

The Triple Threat

By Jennifer Hamady on March 27, 2017 in Finding Your Voice
In the Broadway world, the coveted 'triple threat' of being able to dance, sing, and act is not as hard to accomplish as one might think. Mentally, it is another matter entirely.

Out of Work...at My Age

By Dawn R. Norris, Ph.D. on March 26, 2017 in The Next Step
Are there ways to think about age that help us get through unemployment?

Betrayed by a Workplace Friend

A woman wonders whether she can remain friends with a co-worker who complained about her to their boss.

Career Care

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on March 25, 2017 in How To Do Life
Maximizing your chances of retaining your job and of getting promoted.

Stop Playing The Blame Game

By Grant H. Brenner M.D. on March 24, 2017 in ExperiMentations
We tend to blame easily, at our peril. Blaming can take the place of thinking, and lead to vicious cycles. Understanding how blame works can help us make better choices.

How to Lead Yourself and Others to Success

How to Lead Yourself and Others to Success Tips to create an inspired, productive workplace

Too Much to Do, Too Little Time

By Romeo Vitelli Ph.D. on March 22, 2017 in Media Spotlight
While men may find themselves taking on more responsibilities at work and home, women still find themselves doing a disproportionate amount of the domestic chores.

Why We Accidentally Prevent People From Changing

By Nick Tasler on March 22, 2017 in Strategic Thinking
New research reveals a hidden bias that prevents our kids, our co-workers, and our spouses from making the changes we hope to see.

Are Resilient People Delusional?

By Nick Tasler on March 22, 2017 in Strategic Thinking
Research shows that the people who most successfully overcome setbacks feel in control of their environment. But isnt that belief an illusion?

Career Decisions

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on March 21, 2017 in How To Do Life
Three poems by a career counselor.

What I Learned From Taking Part In A Silent Dinner

By Tim Leberecht on March 21, 2017 in The Romance of Work
In a time when everyone's constantly talking and rudeness seems legitimate, silence is not only golden - it can be disruptive.

Life Decisions

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on March 20, 2017 in How To Do Life
Three poems by a career and personal coach.

Want Insights on Executive Psychology? Ask a Wise Old Jew

By Steven Berglas Ph.D. on March 20, 2017 in Executive Ego
Leaders of all kinds would do well to heed what many grandfathers could tell them.

How to Have a Happy Day

How- and why- to be happier. 3 tips to greater happiness in your life.

Reclaim Your Purpose at Work Now

Reclaiming your purpose is at once simple and complex. How or why did it disappear? What changed in your life or your job? And what can you do to get it back?

The Effective Crisis Negotiator: Prepare Like a Navy SEAL

By Jeff Thompson Ph.D. on March 19, 2017 in Beyond Words
Learn how crisis professionals handle stressful incidents and how it can help you handle your crises, disputes, and conflicts.

Afraid to Speak up in Meetings? Try These 7 Tips

By Andy Molinsky Ph.D. on March 18, 2017 in Adaptation
Participating in meetings can be hard; these tips can help overcome your fears.

Worth

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on March 18, 2017 in How To Do Life
A short-short story.

5 Signs You’ve Got a Good Boss

The very best bosses and leaders can be identified by these 5 behaviors.

Coaching the Uncoachable Executive

By Steve Albrecht DBA on March 16, 2017 in The Act of Violence
How do we help toxic leaders who don't want help?

The Control Freak

By Adrian Furnham Ph.D. on March 15, 2017 in A Sideways View
Why do some people need to exercise constant and control of their own lives and others around them? Are they really freaks or is this need both relatively common and even adaptive?

Sleep Your Way to The Top (of Your Game)

7 tips to get a great night's sleep so you can be on top of your game (regardless of what game it is).
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How to Be in the Flow

By Diana Raab Ph.D. on March 13, 2017 in The Empowerment Diary
Are you trying to live in the moment and go with the flow in your life? This article may help you understand what flow is and how to find it in your everyday life.

9 Ways to Respond To Social Identity Threats

Since the presidential election, several sources have indicated that hate crimes and hate speech have increased.