How Not to Ask for a Recommendation Letter

The worst ways to ask for a recommendation

The 15 New Books to Read in 2015

The most exciting books coming out on psychology and work

The Biggest Reason We Steal Other People’s Ideas

Kleptomnesia: the idea theft you didn't see coming

3 Ways to Stop Offensive People From Offending You

A sneak preview of an entertaining new TV show based on psychological science

The Most Influential Psychology Books of the Past Decade

Some books change our actions, not only our thoughts.

Don’t Start a Company with Your Friends

There's a better group of cofounders than your friends

Emotional Intelligence Is Overrated

There's another ability that has a bigger influence on our success at work.

How I Overcame the Fear of Public Speaking

Five ways to fight stage fright

The New Books to Read This Fall

This fall, there's an unusually exciting crop of big idea and business books about human behavior, innovation and entrepreneurship, and the fundamental questions of success, meaning, and happiness in work and life.

Legacy Wars: Steve Jobs vs. Bill Gates

Legacies are about more than achievements

Do You Know Who Your Real Friends Are?

Real friends don't let friends talk about the weather.

Should Teammates Get Equal Pay?

What matters more: equity or equality?

Playing Golf and Other Mistakes CEOs Make

What not to do with the corporate jet

Why Behavioral Economics is Cool, and I’m Not

Behavioral economics isn't what you think it is.

Three Words You Shouldn't Say About Yourself

What happens when famous people are asked about giving?

If You Do This, Your Emails Might Be Rude

How not to contact strangers

Lessons on Leadership from Children’s Books

As a father of three kids under six, I’ve noticed some striking parallels between the morals of bedtime stories and the legacies of illustrious leaders.

How to Become Productively Generous

Nice guys may finish last, but good guys are more likely to finish first.

Teaching Psychology to Leaders

Is intelligence a disadvantage in low-skilled jobs?

How Not to Introduce a Speaker

How can an introduction set a presenter up for success?

How to Become Productively Generous

Nice guys may finish last, but good guys are more likely to finish first.

The Top Ten Signs You Might Be a Taker

After reading The Giving Tree, did you think the tree got what it deserved?

Why Girls Get Called Bossy, and How to Avoid It

Sheryl Sandberg's own path reveals how girls can lead without being labeled bossy.

8 Ways to Say No Without Ruining Your Reputation

What are the polite, respectable ways to turn down requests?

Can’t-Miss Books for Spring and Summer

Which books about psychology will be the biggest hits in the next four months?

Is it Wrong to Plagiarize From an Email?

When someone steals your email language, can you chalk it up to kleptomnesia?

5 Myths About Introverts and Extraverts at Work

Do extraverts outperform introverts in leadership, networking, or sales?

Negotiating Your Salary Without Playing Hardball

What's the most important question to ask when you're negotiating a job offer?

The No. 1 Feature of a Meaningless Job

How much worse off would other people be if your job didn't exist?

It’s Time to Eliminate Exploding Job Offers

Short deadlines leave job candidates caught between a rock and a hard place to work.

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