Making the Most Out of Your Career

We spend many of our waking hours at work, so we better love what we do. So how can you work more joyfully, not to mention more intelligently and quickly? Finding your creative flow and sparking innovative juices is important, as is pulling together in team spirit. 

Of course, for some individuals–those who suffer from conditions like acute stress disorder, for instance–careers are affected by issues beyond normal behavior. 

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z: A Balancing Act?

By Jane Greer Ph.D. on September 29, 2016 in Shrink Wrap
Compromise or sacrifice?

Quick and Easy Wins for Your Personal Brand

By Megan Dalla-Camina on September 27, 2016 in Real Women
Do you need some tips to take your personal brand to market? Here are some quick and easy things you can do right now to make yourself known.

Withholding Information Leads People to Like Us Less

People often prefer to hide sensitive information about themselves, thinking it will lead people to like them more. But research shows it has precisely the opposite effect.

Trump and Clinton Debate Public Speaking Strategies

By Gleb Tsipursky Ph.D. on September 25, 2016 in Intentional Insights
Trump and Clinton use research-based strategies to inform their debate and public speaking skills - and now you can use the same to be a better public speaker!

How Should We Plan for Growing Old?

What determines our satisfaction as we age?
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3 Ways to Improve Wellbeing at Work

The word ‘wellbeing’ is increasingly being thrown around workplaces today.

Can a Harvard Degree Actually Reduce Patient Trust?

I have made a conscious decision to forgo hanging my diplomas. Here’s why.

What Does Trust "Look Like" at Work?

Engaged people do great work. Who wouldn't want that as a leader? But are you making enough trust currency to enable these behaviors? Take this quiz to find out.

Tech Exec on Opportunity and the Future for Our Children

By Michael Woodward Ph.D. on September 22, 2016 in Spotting Opportunity
Sixty-five percent of our children will work in jobs that don't yet exist.
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Strengths at Work

By Dan Collinson on September 21, 2016 in Finding Light in the Darkness
Is your organization playing to its strengths? Discover how a workplace strengths approach is having a positive impact in creating greater success for organizations.

What Do You Want to Be Known For?

By Megan Dalla-Camina on September 21, 2016 in Real Women
Is your personal brand taking you to the places you want to go in your career? Here's the most important question you can ask when building your personal brand.

The Gig Economy

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 21, 2016 in How To Do Life
Is that trend good psychologically? Economically? For society? A debate.

How My Experience With Suicide Defined the Path of My Career

By Douglas G Jacobs M.D. on September 20, 2016 in Screening for Health
About 70 percent of individuals tell someone or give warning signs before taking their own life. Find out how you can take action to help a friend or loved one in need.
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Seasons Change. So Do Laws and Regulations

It’s clear that the legal and regulatory climate of our world is changing. Whether you run a masonry firm or a medical office, the changes are everywhere.
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Favoritism and Marginalization in the Workplace

By Alan A. Cavaiola Ph.D. on September 19, 2016 in Beyond Bullying
As the economy continues to sputter, workplace abuse seems to increase. Is this happening where you work?

Make it Fun?

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 19, 2016 in How To Do Life
A debate between a hedonist and a work-centered person.

After a Breakup: Work in the Good While Working Out the Bad

A breakup is the best time to plot out the life you've always wanted and make your dreams come true. While working out the bad, work in the good and make your life happen now.

Conquer Public Speaking Anxiety Via Emotional Intelligence

By Gleb Tsipursky Ph.D. on September 17, 2016 in Intentional Insights
A few tips will go a long way to addressing any anxiety around public speaking

The Benefits of Avoidance

By Gregg Levoy on September 17, 2016 in Passion!
Resistance to your passions and callings may be a good omen. Why?

Art Therapy

Do you believe that making art is healing and life enhancing? Are you interested in mental health as well? Art therapy combines the two in a unique profession.

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Unshrouding the concept of statistical significance so that psychological research can be accessible to everyone.

Feminine Is the New Balance

By Megan Dalla-Camina on September 14, 2016 in Real Women
There's a new kind of balance in town that, if we get right, can address the root causes of why our lives (and the world) are so out of whack.

Training Smart

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 14, 2016 in How To Do Life
Whether you're the trainer or trainee, how the training is dispensed is key.

Four Steps to Find New Business Opportunities

By Judy Carter on September 13, 2016 in Stress Is a Laughing Matter
Need more clients or a new career? No matter what your age, opportunity might be outside your front door. Here are four steps to turn a casual encounter into business opportunity.

Butterfly Professions: Handling the Ending Edge

Coping at an early age with the end of a career that's defined who you are--for athletes and dancers--offers challenges and solutions.
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Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset in a Difficult Job Market

Take steps to prepare yourself to be more confident no matter how the winds of the employment market may blow

Why Is the Backward Research Method So Effective?

It forces up-front thinking about use of research results and required data, and removes guess-work on the researcher's part.

Say No to Discrimination Against Expectant and New Moms

Discrimination against expectant and new moms is on the rise. Time to stop it once and for all - and here are some ideas how.

On Being Practical

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 12, 2016 in How To Do Life
An underrated way to live.

Educators and Geneticists Should Talk

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 10, 2016 in How To Do Life
Education researchers act as though genes don't exist. They need to talk with top behavioral geneticists like Robert Plomin and to basic geneticists like George Church.