Essential Reads

3 Essential Tips for Overcoming Public Speaking Anxiety

By Andy Molinsky Ph.D. on February 26, 2017 in Adaptation
3 essential tips for overcoming public speaking anxiety.

Autism in the South Pacific: A Different Way of Seeing?

By John Elder Robison on February 26, 2017 in My Life With Asperger's
Were Polynesian navigators who settled the Pacific autistic? Americans are used to thinking about autism in the context of disability. Other societies may have seen it different

8 Signs You're in a Relationship With a Gaslighter

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A. on February 15, 2017 in Communication Success
How gaslighters emotionally manipulate, traumatize, and exploit victims in personal and professional relationships.

7 Ways to Annoy the Boss (and Why You Should Avoid Them)

Striving for success in your career may mean nothing more than succeeding at work. Getting those good job ratings can be in reach if you steer clear of these pitfalls.

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Successful Change With Dumbo's Feather

By John Sean Doyle on February 27, 2017 in Luminous Things
Sometimes we need something to remind us that we can soar too.

Why Effective Leaders Don't Confuse Loyalty With Trust

There was a time when loyalty was a two way expectation between employers and employees. But today effective leaders know the currency isn't loyalty, but trust. Discover why.

Why Does Change Make Us Lose Our Minds?

By Elizabeth R Thornton on February 26, 2017 in The Objective Leader
Does change make you lose your mind and change the way you think?
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It’s Your Birthday? Take the Day Off

By Steve Albrecht DBA on February 26, 2017 in The Act of Violence
Take your vacation days and add years to your life.
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Controlling People

By Tim Carey Ph.D. on February 25, 2017 in In Control
Recognising people as controllers is very helpful for understanding and improving interactions.

Beating the "Long, Dull Winter": Time Management 101

How to stay on track, beat procrastination, and live life to it's fullest!
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Love Thy Enemy... as a Public Relations Blessing

By Steven Berglas Ph.D. on February 23, 2017 in Executive Ego
Rather than fear what your enemies say, if they act like buffoons cry, "Send in the clowns."

Need an Idea for a Business to Start?

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 23, 2017 in How To Do Life
Businesses I'd consider starting.

Exhausted After Work?

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 22, 2017 in How To Do Life
Don’t treat the symptom. Cure the disease.

Managing Risk and Danger in 21st Century Careers

Are you living a new career but relying on old assumptions about risk-taking? You can do better!

Creating and Collaborating Broadens Street Art's Reach

By Roni Beth Tower Ph.D., ABPP on February 22, 2017 in Life, Refracted
On Feb. 21, 2017 the New York Times noted the 69th floor of 4 World Trade Center had invited renowned street artists to express themselves inside and legally. Reach expands again.

5 Reasons We Tolerate Bullying Leaders

We have all encountered them at work or seen them in the political arena: Leaders who are essentially bullies. Why do we give bullies such power over us?
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If You Have a “Big Stick” Speaking Softly Is Natural

By Steven Berglas Ph.D. on February 21, 2017 in Executive Ego
Ever wonder why rabble rousers act as they do? Here's why...

Ten Ways to Ruin a Conference

By Sherry Hamby Ph.D. on February 21, 2017 in The Web of Violence
The secrets for hosting a truly boring meeting, with minimal learning or networking.

Dealing with Fear of Growing Irrelevant

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 21, 2017 in How To Do Life
Whatever our age, we want to feel like a player.

Drug Use And Creativity

By Mark D. Griffiths Ph.D. on February 21, 2017 in In Excess
A recent systematic review of the psychological literature reviewed all studies that provided empirical data on the relationship between psychoactive substance use.

In Defense of Duty

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 19, 2017 in How To Do Life
Duty and responsibility have lost stature to autonomy and creativity--Alas.
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Five Management Approaches to Workplace Violence Prevention

By Steve Albrecht DBA on February 19, 2017 in The Act of Violence
Companies can stop workplace violence if they follow these five steps.
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Don’t Bet on “Anything Goes” Regulation Change

I do expect some change to regulations on bullying and sexual harassment, but business owners and managers will still need to maintain a safe environment in the workplace.

Want to Be Less of a Perfectionist? (Try To) Do This 1 Thing

By Andy Molinsky Ph.D. on February 18, 2017 in Adaptation
Want to Be Less of a Perfectionist? (Try To) Do This 1 Thing

Advice for Burned-Out Lawyers

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 17, 2017 in How To Do Life
Incremental and major suggestions for the unhappy attorney.

For Burned-Out Teachers

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 16, 2017 in How To Do Life
Solutions for people in a high-turnover profession.

This Motivation Hack Will Instantly Alter Your Thinking

By Bobby Hoffman Ph.D. on February 16, 2017 in Motivate!
The "Anchor Hack" can help you identify personal benchmarks that enhance performance and increase achievement.

Mindful Habits of Top Entrepreneurs!

By Michael Woodward Ph.D. on February 15, 2017 in Spotting Opportunity
Four simple habits for improving mental well-being from some of America's top entrepreneurs!

Finding the Meaning of Life Today

By Andy Tix Ph.D. on February 15, 2017 in The Pursuit of Peace
We may want to make our "mark" on the world, but the greatest sources of meaning and significance may be found in little moments throughout daily life.

Becoming More Efficient

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 15, 2017 in How To Do Life
Making better use of your time.

The Truth About Becoming More Confident

By Megan Dalla-Camina on February 14, 2017 in Real Women
Are you dreaming of the day when you'll suddenly have the confidence to speak up and go after what you want? Here are 4 small steps you can take to build your confidence today.

How to Make Your Relationships More Resilient

Developing high-quality relationships is critical to a happy, healthy and resilient life.

Narcissistic or Not?

By Loren Soeiro, Ph.D. ABPP on February 13, 2017 in I Hear You
The entire millennial generation has been criticized as narcissistic and entitled. Can this really be true?
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Rise Up: The Hidden Power of Your Phasic Strengths

By Ryan M. Niemiec Psy.D. on February 13, 2017 in What Matters Most?
How do you rise to the occasion? What strengths are part of "rising up" when we really need to?