Should You Follow Up?
An internal debate on if, when, and how to deal with a non-response.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 23, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Marty Nemko, Ph.D. Tags: Happiness Self-Help Social Life Work follow up impatience Source Type: news

Un-Track Yourself
Mood sensors, happiness meters, and socio-metric analyzers like Meeting Mediator that monitor social dynamics in meetings have arrived in the workplace and enhance our desire for perfecting our performance. But more numbers don’t necessarily lift us from a state of cheerful fulfillment. That last part is up to us.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 22, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tim Leberecht Tags: Ethics and Morality Happiness Philosophy Work employee satisfaction Fitness life meaning performance Quantified Self Source Type: news

2055: Message From the CEO
I want to thank you all for your contributions and hard work on this initiative. I especially want to thank our human workers for their time and dedication invested into sharing their understandings with their synthetic coworkers. read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 22, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Thuy Sindell, Ph.D. and Milo Sindell, M.S. Tags: Ethics and Morality Intelligence Philosophy Work artificial intelligence employment future of work leadership the future of work workplace Source Type: news

The Two Greatest Motivators for Students
In a world that’s saturated with stimulants—video, music, chemicals, images, social media, meds, and digital content—it’s increasingly difficult to motivate or inspire students.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 22, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tim Elmore Tags: Child Development Education Social Life Sport and Competition Work Source Type: news

More Lessons I Learned from My Father
Being no-nonsense is often seen as too tough. My dad taught me otherwise.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 21, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Marty Nemko, Ph.D. Tags: Philosophy Resilience Self-Help Work complaining learned helplessness materialism suspicions Source Type: news

Want More Cooperation?
We Teach You the Montgomery Method for Greater Cooperation With Stakeholders.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 20, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Larry Stybel, Ed.D.,CMF and Maryanne Peabody, RN, MBA Tags: Happiness Work communications leadership organization development Source Type: news

Want Success and Happiness? Be Divergent, Not Perfect
We will not find our groove by conforming to unrealistic ideals or outdated stereotypes. To find our groove, we must allow ourselves to be complex and divergent -- our authentic, balanced selves.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 20, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Christine L. Carter, Ph.D. Tags: Resilience Stress Work happiness perfectionism success Source Type: news

Millennials and the Impending Leadership Development Crisis
As large numbers of Millennials or Gen Y moves into the workplace, we will be encountering a leadership development crisis.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 18, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Ray Williams Tags: Work gen y leadership millennials Source Type: news

Five Keys to Career Success
Five tips I like because they're potent but may not be obvious.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 18, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Marty Nemko, Ph.D. Tags: Work assertiveness career advice storytelling time management Source Type: news

Apostles and Terrorists: The Anatomy of Customer Loyalty
What makes you a blindly loyal customer of some restaurant or branded food-stuff? What do you do if you get really bad service or buy a product which is a dud? Organisations love the brand-loyal apostle who sings their praises. And they are rightly in fear of the media savvy brand-terrorist who wants to let everyone know how unhappy they have been with their purchase.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 18, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Adrian Furnham, Ph.D. Tags: Social Life Work Source Type: news

Not Your Father’s Army
To be effective in conflicts of the 21st century, the military must strive to recruit and retain a force that is representative of the population of the United States.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 17, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Michael D. Matthews, Ph.D. Tags: Gender Race and Ethnicity Work diversity equal opportunity LGBT military Source Type: news

How Different Is the Artist From the Writer?
Has the image replaced the word? read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 16, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Sheila Kohler Tags: Cognition Creativity Memory Work Source Type: news

The Writer and the Murderer
A true crime writer working on another case assists to free a mother falsely convicted of her child's murder.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 16, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Katherine Ramsland, Ph.D. Tags: Ethics and Morality Law and Crime Media Work actual innocence Diane Fanning serial killer Tommy Lynn Sells Source Type: news

Longing For A Strengths-Fuelled Future?
If you were given the opportunity to create your dream job, do you know what it would look like? What would you be doing each day that build on your strengths? Who would you be working with? Why would you feel proud when you went home each night? Discover the three simple, tested, practical ways you can create the strengths-fuelled future you're longing for.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 16, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Michelle McQuaid Tags: Happiness Work best possible future self career strengths Source Type: news

Leader's Resolution: This Year, Roll Up Your Sleeves & Help
“Leading by doing” builds a stronger organization.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 15, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Sigal Barsade, Ph.D. Tags: Work Source Type: news

The Power of Patterns That Guide Our Thinking
Could creativity be as simple as following templates? Research dating back to 1914 shows that even primates use cognitive patterns to solve problems. read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 14, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Drew Boyd Tags: Creativity Intelligence Work Source Type: news

The 5 Warning Signs of a Toxic Work Environment
Each year, Fortune Magazine publishes a list of the best companies to work for, but what about the worst workplaces? We know what makes a workplace great—good pay, benefits, outstanding leadership, good colleagues—but what are the signs of a really bad company? Here are some of the key warning signs of toxic work environments.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 14, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Ronald E. Riggio, Ph.D. Tags: Stress Work bad companies bad leadership best companies to work for bullying Careers toxic leadership toxic workplaces workplace bullying worst companies to work for Source Type: news

What Would Your Professors Say About You?
Dear students: Here are some questions you can ask yourselves about your behavior, along with possible thoughts instructors may have about them. read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 12, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Mitchell M. Handelsman, Ph.D. Tags: Education Ethics and Morality Psych Careers Work college teaching letters of recommendation student-faculty relationships Source Type: news

Does Unethical Leadership Decrease a Follower's Performance?
Asking people to engage in unethical behavior at work can actually decrease their motivation and overall performance. Leaders would do well to remember that even if an unethical request would increase profits in the short term, it might also undermine employee performance in the long run.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 12, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Isaac H. Smith, Ph.D. Tags: Ethics and Morality Work ethical leadership unethical requests Source Type: news

Everything is PR
We have gotten used to authoritarian regimes imposing “reality” on their subjects.... But this is a step beyond that.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 12, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Ken Eisold, Ph.D. Tags: Social Life Work authoritarian regimes mystification public relations thought control Source Type: news

Be a High Performer (Not a Workaholic) in 2015
Workaholics believe the key to success is working harder and longer than everyone else. High performers know otherwise.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 11, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Denise Cummins, Ph.D. Tags: Behavioral Economics Happiness Self-Help Work achieving work life balance how to succeed improving performance at work success at work workaholics Source Type: news

Retirement: Good Bad Good Bad Good Bad?
Should you retire? Should you save for retirement? Should we retire retirement?read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 11, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Howard S. Friedman, Ph.D. Tags: Happiness Health Stress Work retirement the longevity project Source Type: news

Successful People Have Conscientious Partners
Most of us have heard some version of the saying “Behind every successful man is a great woman.” This quote highlights that people get accolades for their success in the workplace, but most people who achieve greatness in the workplace need people who support their personal lives.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 9, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Art Markman, Ph.D. Tags: Behavioral Economics Work agreeableness Big five income marriage partner personality conscientiousness promotions raises success workplace satisfaction Source Type: news

Restorative Justice at Work
Should victims have a say in how those who are caught are punished? Is restorative justice both more fair and more effective than retributive justice?read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 8, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Adrian Furnham, Ph.D. Tags: Law and Crime Work Source Type: news

Absences at Work: More May Be at Stake Than You Think
Dealing with employees who are frequently “missing in action” can be a major challenge. Looking at it carefully can pay off for both you, your organization and your workers.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 7, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Steve M. Cohen, Ed.D., C.M.C Tags: Work workplace policies Source Type: news

Is Your Life Really Going Well or do You Just Think it is?
‘Tis the time of year for resolutions. Whether it’s making them, keeping them, or, more often than not, breaking them. The Internet is flooded with recommendations for what to do and how to do it. But there’s at least one important thing missing from all of this fuss: will your resolutions make you happier in the long run? Learn about two sorts of happiness to find out.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 7, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Paul Dolan, Ph.D., Tags: Happiness Health Self-Help Work age marriage resolutions Source Type: news

Redefining Success in 2015: How Much Is Enough?
The desire for success is a universal phenomenon. Yet, many of us forget to ask ourselves some critical questions before embarking on this pursuit.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 7, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Craig Dowden, Ph.D. Tags: Happiness Health Self-Help Work Defining success meaningful life pursuing happiness wealth Source Type: news

How Corporate Social Responsibility Increases Productivity
Working to benefit a good cause increases productivity by up to 30 percent, according to the findings of a new study from the University of Southampton.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 7, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Ray Williams Tags: Work Source Type: news

Does Corporate Social Responsibility Increases Productivity?
Working to benefit a good cause increases productivity by up to 30 percent, according to the findings of a new study from the University of Southampton.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 7, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Ray Williams Tags: Work Source Type: news

The 15 New Books to Read in 2015
The most exciting books coming out on psychology and workread more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 7, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Adam Grant, Ph.D. Tags: Behavioral Economics Happiness Self-Help Work Source Type: news

What’s Your Vision of Retirement?
A new generation is redefining retirementread more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 5, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Diane Dreher, Ph.D. Tags: Happiness Health Self-Help Work Jobs meaning planning retirement Source Type: news

If You Trust Your Workplace, You Assume It Is Fair
Periodically, dissatisfied employees will stage a job action in which they will do the minimum amount of work necessary to keep their job. For example, in early 2015, New York City police minimized the number of arrests they made, to protest comments made by the mayor. read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 5, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Art Markman, Ph.D. Tags: Behavioral Economics Work commitment fairness halo effect judgment leadership outcome fairness procedural fairness trust Source Type: news

The Secret to Staying Engaged at Work
Within a knowledge economy, productivity and time off are no longer incompatible. Quite the opposite. Allowing yourself the opportunity to recover is a requirement for producing great work.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 5, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Ron Friedman, Ph.D. Tags: Happiness Health Stress Work Source Type: news

What Makes a Book or a Blog Sell?
How to sell your book or blog. read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 5, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Sheila Kohler Tags: Creativity Work Source Type: news

Good Consumers, and Bad
Most of us are unaware of how relentlessly and extensively we are being watched and evaluated as consumers – and how dangerous our ignorance of that practice can be.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 5, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Ken Eisold, Ph.D. Tags: Behavioral Economics Ethics and Morality Media Social Life Work consumer scores credit scores selling lists surveillance Source Type: news

Success is Not a Straight Line
A book on leadership from a certified coach uses a vacuum cleaner as a surprisingly appropriate metaphor to demonstrate ten simple but powerful lessons for success. read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 4, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Katherine Ramsland, Ph.D. Tags: Creativity Resilience Self-Help Work business coaching business psychology leadership life coaching mindfulness Source Type: news

The Most Critical Skill for Activating Resiliency
You can strengthen your resiliency so you can cope with undesired changes in your life, but it has to be done as a daily exercise. Here are 5 steps for strengthening your ability to see options before, during, and after crisis hits. read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 3, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Marcia Reynolds, Psy.D. Tags: Happiness Resilience Self-Help Work Decision making Intelligent Optimism marriage counseling positive psychology Source Type: news

Sex differences in negotiation styles and success
Is the bluff and bravado as well as the skills and attitudes of successful formal negotiation particularly associated with male characteristics? Do women negotiate differently from men? What advice do experts recommend for women to be more successful at negotiations?read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 3, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Adrian Furnham, Ph.D. Tags: Gender Work Source Type: news

What Will Work Look Like In The Year 2030?
So the work world of 2030 will be significantly different than it is today. It will no longer be business as usual, and no longer be work as usual. Be prepared for a rough but exciting ride.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 3, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Ray Williams Tags: Work business capitalism future Source Type: news

Taking Psychology to the Streets
Uri Gneezy and John List are known for their field experiments, testing hypotheses in the real world.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 1, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Matthew Hutson Tags: Behavioral Economics Cognition Education Gender Sport and Competition Work Source Type: news

Success Begins with Metaphor.
Metaphors for Career and Entrepreneurial Success.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - January 1, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Larry Stybel, Ed.D.,CMF and Maryanne Peabody, RN, MBA Tags: Happiness Work business Careers entrepreneurship leadership organization development plans social entrepreneurship Source Type: news

9 Ways to be Happier at Work in 2015
This post proposes nine activities you can incorporate into your workday routine to give you more perspective, become a better problem-solver, and help you build the personal relationships that will keep you motivated. These activities won’t necessarily lead you to a greater rate of productivity (we aren’t robots) or total bliss, but I believe they will make you happier,read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - December 31, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tim Leberecht Tags: Creativity Happiness Stress Work collaboration employee experience New Year workplace Source Type: news

Don't Let Fear Immobilize Your Career in 2015
Think back on how many times in your life you took a leap of faith and it surprised you. You looked back and wondered why it took you so long. Fear of change just kept you frozen in career inertia. Staying with the familiar seemingly creates less stress - on a superficial level. But if you confront fear, you may finally allow yourself career freedom in 2015.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - December 30, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Lynn Taylor Tags: Work bad boss barriers career freedom dream job economy career passions envision Fears intelligent risks job growth job objectives terrible office tyrant TOT work goals Source Type: news

My 2015 New Year’s Resolution: Find Out What I Can Do
About a year ago, I wrote about my goal for 2014: to stop disappointing myself. How did that go, what have I learned, and how has my goal changed for 2015?read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - December 30, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Mark D. White, Ph.D. Tags: Happiness Self-Help Work Source Type: news

The Biggest Reason We Steal Other People’s Ideas
Kleptomnesia: the idea theft you didn't see comingread more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - December 30, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Adam Grant, Ph.D. Tags: Behavioral Economics Law and Crime Memory Work Source Type: news

Thinking of New Year's Resolutions?
Ben Franklin's approach to personal development.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - December 29, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Diane Dreher, Ph.D. Tags: Happiness Self-Help Work ben franklin goals new year ' s resolutions positive psychology values virtues Source Type: news

Why Vulnerability Will Make You More Successful in 2015
The Surprising Science of Vulnerability & How It Increases Your Professional Successread more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - December 29, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Emma M. Seppälä, Ph.D. Tags: Happiness Social Life Stress Work authenticity empathy employee engagement kindness leadership sensitivity success vulnerability Source Type: news

Should I Bother With Resolutions?
An internal debate about New Year’s resolutions, especially about weight and jobread more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - December 29, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Marty Nemko, Ph.D. Tags: Health Self-Help Work finding a job job hunt job search resolutions weight-loss Source Type: news

Worn Out? Seven Thoughts That Keep You from Taking a Break
You know that you could really use a break.You’re frustrated and irritable. Your energy levels are low. Everything feels like a chore. Yet you can’t seem to allow yourself to take any time off. What kinds of thoughts might be getting in the way of your taking a rest? Here are seven possible culprits. read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - December 27, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Julie J. Exline, Ph.D. Tags: Self-Help Spirituality Stress Work break Negative Thoughts rest sabbath workaholism Source Type: news

How to Develop a Habit
A 3-step process: strategy to rule to habit.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - December 26, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: David D. Nowell, Ph.D. Tags: Procrastination Self-Help Stress Work ADHD Source Type: news