Of the many encomia Steven Jobs has received after his recent death, few have focused on not just how special he was, but why he was so special. Here it is: Like so many great leaders, he was crazy enough to think differently.
Teens' risky behavior and dumb choices drive parents crazy. But teens respond better to advice if you talk to the reward part of their brain, rather to the punishment part. Here's how a scientific paper changed my parenting for the better.
Those who can laugh at themselves are able to brush aside hurt with a sense of compassion or a feeling that tells them, "Is this person really worth my anger?" Keep in mind that those who are consumed with anger oftentimes just hurt themselves.
We really need to shine a light on that turning point – that divorced family’s rite of passage – the revelation to the kids that the marriage is over. This is unchartered territory for parents. They often prepare their kids more for their first trip to the dentist than they do for the revelation of their parents divorce.
The resume or CV is the first image you present of yourself when you’re applying for a job, award, scholarship, or position in graduate school. Here are five simple steps you can take to make sure that yours produces the desired results.
When criticized, narcissists show themselves woefully incapable of retaining any emotional poise, or receptivity. And it really doesn't much matter whether the nature of that criticism is constructive or destructive. . . .
Sometimes we can't tell the good news from the bad. It's only in hindsight that our perspective gets clearer and generally all news can have something good in it if we are willing to look at the bigger picture.