Myths and Truths About Successful CEOs

Myths about what constitutes successful CEOs in America persist—reinforced by the media, corporate boards and some business experts.

The Rebirth of Macho:Toxic Masculinity and Authoritarianism

Toxic masculinity, authoritarianism, and the militarization of America threaten the foundations of democracy.

Regrets in Life: A Good or Bad Thing?

Which regrets are more powerful—the ones that involve mistakes we have made, or the ones that involve things we didn’t do?

Bullying Bosses and Incivility in the Workplace

We are at a crossroads where one road leads to a uncivil workplace dominated by abusive bosses and the other to a kinder, civil workplace led by humanitarian leaders.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Disrupt Your Life

We are on the verge of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another unlike anything we've experienced before.

How to Deal with Narcissists in the Workplace

What do you do if you have to work with a narcissist, particularly the boss?

How Much Easier Is Life for Good-Looking People?

There’s substantial evidence to indicate we make judgments about people based on their physical attractiveness, which affect relationships, job selection and success.

How To Manage Your Negative Thoughts and Emotions

How mindfulness practices can aid in emotional regulation.

How Toxic Behavior Can Spread Like a Virus

Toxic leaders' influence can become viral in the workplace.

The Truth About "Fake News"

We are inundated with waves of anti-expert, and anti-science information, where opinions in the form of “alternative facts” and fake news are being promoted as the truth.

Do You Have the Self-Confidence Gene?

New research suggests that self-confidence may have a significant genetic component.

A Robot May Be Your Next Therapist

AI and automation will not only eliminate jobs but will transform every aspect of work including the jobs of therapists and coaches.

Why Artificial Intelligence Will Replace Managers

Artificial intelligence (AI) will replace many blue-collar and white-collar jobs. It may also have a big impact on all levels of management, right up to the C-suite.

Why “Doing Nothing” Improves Productivity and Well Being

There’s compelling evidence that slowing down and actually "doing nothing" can actually improve productivity and increase happiness.

The Rise of Incivility and What To Do About It

Has incivility become the new norm in America? Fundamental ethical values such as respect, fairness, honesty, personal responsibility and tolerance seem to be fading.

How to Bring Calm to Chaotic and Toxic Workplaces

Many of today’s organizations are chaotic if not outright toxic for employees and leaders alike.Mindfulness practices can restore some balance and calm to these chaotic workplaces

Why We Need More Empathetic and Compassionate Leaders

Recent studies have shown that contrary to some conventional wisdom, empathetic and compassionate leaders promote trust, collaboration and well-being, and get positive results.

America's Obsession With Winners and Losers

America has an obsession with defining success and happiness by winners and losers. This attitude and behavior permeates everything from sports to politics and business.

What Will Happen When Robots Can Do Most Jobs?

Technology and AI holds the promise of a bright or dark future for work.

How Mindful Leaders Can Transform Organizations

The majority of significant challenges that leaders face now are adaptive in nature. Mindfulness practices and training hold significant promise in addressing this challenge.

How "The Self-Made Man" Myth Feeds the American Dream

Our beliefs in the “self-made man,” and "the American Dream" largely myths, don’t serve society well, and may perpetuate economic and social inequality.

The 7 Habits of Highly Mindful Leaders

Highly mindful leaders are more productive, proactive, and impactful.

How Incivility is Spreading Like a Cancer

The lack of civility in America has spread beyond politics.

Why “Macho” Leadership Still Thrives

Global economic uncertainty and the spike in terrorism has created a resurgence of populist attraction to authoritarianism and “macho” leaders.

The Rise of Authoritarianism

The public rallies, PR campaign and public pronouncements of U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump have been marked by a tone of aggressive intolerance and authoritarianism.

20 Strategies to Transform a "Mindless" Organization

When this mindless behavior is translated into the workplace, the organization is characterized by a reliance on often outdated routines and both a dysfunctional awareness of a cha

Why CEOs Need to Embrace Mindfulness

“It's lonely at the top" appears to be truer than ever, & that has serious implications for the performance & well-being of CEOs. Mindfulness practices can be a powerful strategy.

The Rise of Toxic Leadership and Toxic Workplaces

The truth of the matter is that we are hypocrites, and we are witnessing the rise of toxic leaders and workplaces. We tend to choose or follow a very different kind of leader.
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6 Reasons You Probably Won't Achieve Your Resolutions

The start of the New Year is often the perfect time to turn a new page in your life, which is why so many people make New Year's resolutions. But why do so many people fail?

What Will We Do When Robots Take Our Jobs?

We are in the midst of a revolution, occasioned by the disappearance of a massive number of jobs as we know them. We are experiencing the end of work as we know it.

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