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Crash Course in Body Language

December 18, 2013

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Finding Meaning at Work, Even When Your Job Is Dull – Morten Hansen and Dacher Keltner – Harvard Business Review

December 5, 2013

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Do you experience meaning at work — or just emptiness? In the United States people spend on average 35 – 40 hours working every week. That’s some 80,000 hours during a career — more time than you will spend with your kids probably. Beyond the paycheck, what does work give you? Few questions could be […]

Which professions have the most psychopaths? – The Week

November 21, 2013

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Psychopathy is a personality disorder that has been variously described as characterized by shallow emotions (in particular reduced fear), stress tolerance, lacking empathy, coldheartedness, lacking guilt, egocentricity, superficial character, manipulativeness, irresponsibility, impulsivity, and antisocial behaviors such as parasitic lifestyle and criminality. So which professions (other than ax murderer) have the most psychopaths? What about the […]

Seeing Pictures of Home Can Make It Harder To Speak a Foreign Language | Surprising Science

November 18, 2013

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If you’ve ever attempted to move to a foreign country and learn to speak the local language, you’re aware that successfully doing so is an enormous challenge. But in our age of widely distributed Wi-Fi hotspots, free Skype video calls from one hemisphere to another and favorite TV shows available anywhere in the world over the web, speaking […]

10 Job Interview Myths Debunked – Forbes

October 21, 2013

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You probably get a little nervous before you go into a job interview. Even if you’ve copiously prepped, you figure the interviewer will hold all the cards. She knows everything about her company and the job you want, and she’s got a vision of the perfect employee that doesn’t exactly describe you. Not so, says […]

Famous Personality Types According to the MBTI

October 8, 2013

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The MBTI personality test is used a lot in business and coaching settings. It’s somewhat accurate though the Big 5 factor model is considered standard in scientific psychology and has far more empirical support. But the MBTI is still a fun and interesting way to look at personality and our differences.

8 Indisputable Reasons Why We Dont Need Offices – Forbes

October 3, 2013

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Looking back a decade or so ago it was absolutely essential to have an office, or more likely, a cubicle. That’s where we had meetings, saw our coworkers, and just got work done. But today do we really need corporate offices?  New technologies allow us to “connect to work,” meaning that all we need to […]