Why Being Respectful to Your Coworkers is Good for Business Looking to get ahead in your career? Start by being respectful to your coworkers, says leadership researcher Christine Porath. In this science-backed talk, she shares surprising insights about the costs of rudeness and shows how little acts of respect can boost your professional success — and your company’s bottom line.
The Power of Passion and Perseverance “Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of “grit” as a predictor of success.”
How to Escape the Cynicism Trap: Stanford Psychology professor Jamil Zaki gives a fantastic explanation on why science can prove that optimism is actually beneficial to our lives, careers and relationships, while offering a few lessons on just how to avoid the cynicism trap.
You Can Grow New Brain Cells-Here’s How: Can we, as adults, grow new neurons? Neuroscientist Sandrine Thuret says that we can, and she offers research and practical advice on how we can help our brains better perform neurogenesis—improving mood, increasing memory formation, and preventing the decline associated with aging along the way.
Innovate Like Disney, A Practical Approach to Innovation: Innovation can be a delicate balancing act between ideas and implementation. Ed Muzio, CEO of Group Harmonics, explains…
High Quality Connections: Build them! Jane Dutton, Prof. U-M School of Business, Researcher in Positive Organizational Scholarship
If you like this you may want to check out my earlier radio interview about job crafting also with Dr. Jane Dutton
Real Change, a Model That Works: What makes the difference between goals that get accomplished and goals that get “lost by the wayside”? Those in leadership positions pore over data trying to determine trends only to discover that goals that they have set for the last calendar or fiscal years have not only not been met, but have been forgotten in the fast-paced world where “urgent” so often supersedes what is truly important Would you like to increase your success and/or your organization’s success at hitting targets?. Read about the three top reasons why personal and professional goals for change do not get accomplished and check out the research on what makes change work. Read Full Article
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