Let's work together: On the playing field, at the office, raising children. Humans are social animals, and civilization is the result of pooled effort. So it pays to figure out what got us here, and how we can continue to join forces going forward.
Your Emotional Intelligence (EI) is vital for keeping and motivating your people and teams? You are the "Emotional Thermostat" for your team and define reality for them. If you don't step up you allow fear, uncertainty and chaos to rule the day.
Read the top 10 reasons you should be developing your Emotional Intelligence.
The advent of VR in the workplace will represent a new stage for the experience economy. HR departments must start hiring experience designers, writers, and storytellers; IT department must add some serious VR expertise; and team leaders and executives must become curators of experiences.
We want rigorous science that can guide treatment in substance abuse, but Randomized Clinical Trials (RCTs) are very expensive. Can we uber-fy clinical trials to make research, implementation and quality assessment a seamless process?
As audiences worldwide examine the film’s controversial CTE topic, Drs. Daniel G. Amen, Theodore Henderson and Harry Kerasidis, point to advanced treatments and tools available now to battle the brain injury epidemic.
A major research study recently found that many well known findings in psychology are difficult to replicate.This study and the media attention it has received have led to a considerable stir within the field. While some minimize the importance of these findings, they do rekindle longstanding debates about what kind of 'science' psychology is.
The word “boss” has virtually come to mean “bad boss.” Everyone is capable of having bad boss or Terrible Office Tyrant (TOT) moments. That's why some occasional self-reflection is worthwhile, to ensure we channel our emotions into manageable, socially acceptable ways in the workplace. Take this quiz and find out how you stack up on the TOT-meter.
When faced with life-and-death choices, teams often decide on a course of action by voting. However, the voting method may bully some members of a team into going along with risks that they really don't want to take. The film "The Martian" illustrates this strategy, team decision making at its worst.
Some people shoot for meeting minimal standards in life. Others go above and beyond. In my job as a college professor, I get to help bright young minds learn the value of going above and beyond — and, without question, such an approach to all aspects of life has special rewards.
Following a seven-month investigation, an independent report revealed extensive collusion between the American Psychological Association and the Department of Defense in support of psychologists’ involvement in coercive war-on-terror interrogations. Now a campaign is underway to discredit that report, and to turn the APA away from much needed accountability and reform.
An ancient proverb says, “The enemy of my enemy is my friend.” This proverb suggests that I may choose to cooperate with one of my rivals when I know that this cooperation will allow us to defeat a common enemy.
Results from the new Merck survey of 2,606 United States workers on the state of curiosity in the workplace. Learn about the 5 big barriers to curiosity at work. Learn 5 strategies for training companies, leaders, and employees to become more curious, courageous, and creative.
The Pro-Mortem exercise lets a team pin down what success would look like. It takes little time to run, but has a considerable payoff. When the exercise is over, the team members are happily surprised by the kinds of impact their project can have.
Doctors withdrew their labour, in the different strikes analysed, from between nine days and 17 weeks. Yet all the different studies report population mortality either stayed the same, or even decreased, during medical strikes. Not a single study found death rates increased during the weeks of the strikes, compared to other times.
All of us have bad habits, and all of us from time to time feel guilty about these habits. But there are some bad habits—at least when carried out in moderation—that might actually have benefits for psychological and/or physical wellbeing. Here are my top 10 bad habits that might do you good.