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The Upside of Rivalry: Higher Motivation, Better Performance

We’ve all seen epic rivalries push athletes to higher levels of achievement, but new research shows that rivalry may have broad implications for improving motivation and performance. ... More>


Everyone Wins When Employees Have More Control at Work

A new study finds that employees who are able to negotiate with their managers for more control over their jobs benefit by being more motivated and excited about work. ... More>


Lean On: Workers, Work and the Spouses Who Help Us Succeed

Sheryl Sandberg had a good year last year. She was named chief operating officer of Facebook, and also published the bestselling book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to […]... More>


Why Not a Three-Day Week?


Feminine Faces Offered Less at the Negotiation Table

A recent study finds that faces with more feminine features are seen as more cooperative and less savvy in negotiations, resulting in lower offers. ... More>