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Fresh ideas about career and personal issues
Marty Nemko Ph.D.
A thought experiment that may help you move forward.
A story and seven questions for you.
Making an under-discussed social vehicle work.
Here are three examples in which the nuances in behavior modification can be used effectively and ethically.
Here are 6 pluses and 6 minuses to consider before having a child.
A story and questions for you.
Just maybe we can change our disposition.
Overcoming masks and a year of remote instruction.
Discover five under-considered keys to professional and personal success.
Reflect on these questions to improve your management skills.
A composite story from my clients and questions to ask yourself.
Often, scarcity is manufactured to capitalize on your fear of missing out. (FOMO.) Focus on merit, not scarcity. You’ll better decide what to buy, and even whom to date.
Discussing your trauma may — or may not — be wise.
A Personal Perspective: There are myriad ways to find meaning in retirement.
People can reflect on the future and ask themselves a few key questions.
Here's some advice for parents trying to help a college-bound child.
A composite story of clients who are in midlife, plus suggestions.
Tips for psychology bachelor's grads and others ready to begin their career.
MIT researchers find a single gene and circuitry that may be at root of autism, schizophrenia, and maybe other cognitive impairments.
The case for intrinsic motivation.
Attributes are no guarantor of confidence.
Being discerning without prematurely rejecting.
What to do when getting advice, and when tempted to give it.
Musical theatre is an under-considered source of distilled wisdom.
A Personal Perspective: Here's a particularly potent use of your time.
Should you aim to be just 90 percent of the best you can be?
When to consider a shoestring competitor instead of the full-blown version.
These are some limitations of "Do what you love" and of networking when it comes to securing a rewarding career.
Rules are sometimes wisely viewed as rules of thumb.
A crisp, structured approach.
Marty Nemko, Ph.D., is a career and personal coach based in Oakland, California, and the author of 10 books.
Not-obvious practicalities, concisely and clearly presented.