Essential Reads

5 Common Ways Money Issues Wreck Relationships

By Andrea Bonior Ph.D. on September 23, 2016 in Friendship 2.0
Issues surrounding money are one of the most common conflicts within relationships, even where there is plenty of love. Here are some frequent ways that money damages partnerships.

The Art of Giving Advice

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 20, 2016 in How To Do Life
How to make suggestions the recipient will actually embrace.

Diversity and Inclusiveness Is Good For Your Well-being

Being intolerant of people who are different to you may be bad for your well-being; results for 8 different aspects of well-being.

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

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12 Tech Habits To Keep Healthy For Life

By Nancy Darling Ph.D. on September 24, 2016 in Thinking About Kids
We spend a lot of time on phones and computers. Developing good habits in how we sit, type, and text can improve our health and reduce pain over a lifetime.

How Should We Plan for Growing Old?

What determines our satisfaction as we age?

5 Ways of the Corporate Psychopath

How ruthless predators infiltrate and compromise organizations.

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.

About Face: Unleashing Your Inner Basset Hound

By Nancy Ancowitz on September 21, 2016 in Self-Promotion for Introverts
Should you ask an introvert with a game face: “Are you okay?”
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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 to Become a Guru

By Adrian Furnham Ph.D. on September 20, 2016 in A Sideways View
Business Gurus make lots of money. Do they deserve the rewards and recognition that they get?

“Burnout”: The Indelicate Reality of Job Exhaustion

By Frank J. Ninivaggi M.D., F.A.P.A. on September 20, 2016 in Envy This!
“Burnout” sounds like a dirty word, but work-life imbalance is becoming an ever-increasing reality in the workforce.

When I Failed Miserably I Also Succeeded

By Dan Pontefract on September 19, 2016 in Working on Purpose
Why do many of us tend to run from the room screaming when we hear the word "fail"?
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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?

This Is What a Panic Attack Feels Like

Imagine waking up in the morning, driving to work, and going about your day when all of a sudden you feel a sudden rush of overwhelming, intense anxiety.

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.

The Power of a Mentor

My friend Bill died today. Here's how an unlikely friendship turned into one of my most treasured ones.

Crying on the Job: When Anger turns to Tears

Crying on the job is a catch-22; you’re weak if you "tear up" or "break down," but something worse if you "amp up" and "call out" the person who ticked you off.

On the Personal Essay

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 16, 2016 in How To Do Life
A The Eminents Interview with Phillip Lopate

When "Helicopter Parents" Land at Their Kids' Jobs

By Victor Lipman on September 15, 2016 in Mind of the Manager
"Mind if I Skype in to my son's interview?" A recent survey shows that "helicopter parents" are now showing up at their kids' workplace.

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.

It Is Time for Us to Evolve

By Elizabeth R Thornton on September 13, 2016 in The Objective Leader
To move beyond the increasingly divisive issues of racism and bias, human beings must evolve. We have the power right now to do so. Will you choose to evolve?
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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

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.

What Is Required for a Happy Life

By Fredric Neuman M.D. on September 12, 2016 in Fighting Fear
A discussion of some of the important ingredient in living a happy life

The Professor's Study Guide for Parents

By Deborah J. Cohan, Ph.D. on September 11, 2016 in Social Lights
Things every college parent should know before midterms.

On Making Mistakes

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 11, 2016 in How To Do Life
Thoughts on how to make fewer mistakes at work, outside work. Plus when risking failure is good.

7 Ways to Listen

By Marcia Reynolds Psy.D. on September 09, 2016 in Wander Woman
You may be able to get more from your conversations if you consider your purpose for listening. Choose from the following reasons before you meet.

Feminism Is Good for Your Heart

By Karlyn Crowley Ph.D. on September 08, 2016 in Woman Power
Women are dying from broken hearts because systems are broken not because women themselves aren’t doing enough. We need feminism to help us diagnose the problem.