The Mind of a Leader

What makes a great leader?

Brains in the White House

By Karl Albrecht Ph.D.
Americans are electing a brain to run their country.

How To Discover Our Purpose By Connecting The Dots

By Brad Waters
When Steve Jobs connected the dots his picture became clear.

You Know What They Say About You....Don't You?

By Sara Canaday
It's the classic battle of Perception versus Reality.

Esccape From Message Hell

By Nir Eyal
Do your smartphone reminders seem dumb? Trying to get someone's attention?

A Beginner's Guide To Fuss Budgeting Pt. 1

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Obsessive-compulsive is only a disorder when you fuss over the wrong things

The Psychology of Good and Bad Leadership

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Find out the cheap psychological tricks used by bad leaders.

Leaders: Born or Made?

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
The most often-asked question about leadership, and the answer is:

Thrown into the Driver’s Seat

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
When leadership is needed, will you rise to the occasion?

Leadership vs. Power

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
Are you driven by goals or by power over others?

Dollhouses of Death

By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D.
Dolls, crime and drama: what's the connection?

How Bosses Accidentally Make You Less Creative

By David Rock
Thinking makes perfect: gaining insight on insights

"Seal the Deal" in Job Interviews

By Larry Stybel, Ed.D. and Maryanne Peabody, MBA
Ask these three questions.

Lying in Politics: Two Silly and One Sound Views

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Don't pretend that politicians should never or always lie.

Why Are Negative Ads Positive for Voters?

By Gregg R. Murray Ph.D.
Attack ads can galvanize powerful emotional responses making us more informed.

Are They Serious or Just Power Hungry?

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Seven guidelines for deciding whether your opponent is just trying to win.

Leaders Experience Less Stress? New Study Says Yes

By Sherrie Bourg Carter Psy.D.
Does being in charge help you take better control of your stress?

Why Your Boss is Less Stressed Than You

By David Rock
Being the boss isn't so stressful after all.

What Is Charisma and Charismatic Leadership?

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Is charisma born or made? What makes leaders charismatic?

Harnessing Good Stress

By Paul J. Zak
Some stress is good.

The Six Attributes of Courage

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Quotes and exercises to help you be your best and bravest self

A Beginner's Guide To Fuss Budgeting Pt. 2

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
A radical new approach to time management

Charismatic Leadership: The X-Factor in Politics and Religion

By Mark van Vugt Ph.D.
How to work on your charisma.

Should Leaders Show Emotion?

By Mark van Vugt Ph.D.
The Trouble with Angry Birds in Politics

Hiking with a Child

By Deborah L. Davis Ph.D.
Lessons in finding balance and focusing on the journey, not the destination

10 Ways Leaders, And You, Can Radiate Positivity

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
People who feel good and who give good vibes to others are more attractive.

Your Money, Your Heart, and Your Vote

By Michal Ann Strahilevitz Ph.D.
Romney was wrong about that 47%, but some of them may still vote for him!

How Power Corrupts Leaders

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Why and how does power corrupt leaders?

Five Essential Skills for Leadership in the 21st Century

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Who you are and whether you care are just as Important as what you do

8 Worst Habits in Political Speeches and Talking

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Going along with the crowd is a problem. So is combative participation.

The Art of Positive Skepticism

By Marilyn Price-Mitchell Ph.D.
Five ways to think like Galileo and Steve Jobs.

Can an Introvert Really be President?

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
How voters really judge their leaders

The Neuroscience of the President

By Ian H. Robertson Ph.D.
Power decreases empathy in the powerful, including President Obama

Promises promises: When politicians don’t deliver

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
The harsh reality of the morning after

Sometimes CEOs Need a Slap in the Face.

By Larry Stybel, Ed.D. and Maryanne Peabody, MBA
Structuring Boards of Advisers to Move Your Business to the Next Level.

Status Hierarchies: Do We Need Them?

By Michael W Kraus Ph.D.
Are social hierarchies a natural part of human society?

Six Qualities Leaders Need to Be Successful

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Leadership these days is about authenticity & connection

Where’s Our Singles Movement?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Where’s the singles activism and consciousness-raising?

The Subtle (and not so subtle) Righteous Mind

By Michael Hogan Ph.D.
How to make the most of our righteous minds

Five Keys to Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Ninety Percent of High Performers Possess High EQ

The Presidential Debate Was Introvert vs Extrovert

By Sophia Dembling
Is President Obama taking heat for being an introvert?

Time flies when you’re pursuing the right goal

By Polly Campbell
A playful spirit can help amp up your motivation and add meaning to your life

How to Be Ultra Productive — 10 Tips for Mastering Your Time Now

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
The key to time management is self management

21 Things They Should Have Told Us At Graduation

By Neel Burton M.D.
Advice for a lifetime.

For This Doctor, Business As Usual Is Over

By Russ Gerber
He hopes to change the system from the outside in.

Does Power Make You Mistrusting?

By Amie M. Gordon, Ph.D.
Power has its benefits--but it can be lonely at the top.

Who Are You Calling a Psychopath?

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Making the case for fearless dominance in our heroes.

High Octane Leaders: How Women Are Blazing New Paths to Leadership

By Sherrie Bourg Carter Psy.D.
Six Common Threads Among Successful Female Leaders