Cultivating Employee Curiosity is Good for Business
New research suggests that a strong sense of curiosity may be one personality trait that can enhance people’s creative problem-solving abilities.
What’s the Big Idea? How Gender Influences Perceptions of Genius
New research suggests that the metaphors we use to frame innovations can bias our perceptions of who is capable of coming up with the next big idea.
To Seem Better at Your Job, Ignore the Office Dress Code
New York Magazine: Regardless of your office’s dress code, there’s something to be said for showing up at work in a power suit. The clothes, to a certain extent, make the employee: Past research has
Can Slowing Down Help You Be More Creative?
NPR: Despite being a self-described ‘pre-crastinator, psychologist Adam Grant says those who slow down — even procrastinate — tend to be more creative, original thinkers. Read the whole story: NPR
Dressing for Success: From Lucky Socks to the Red Sneaker Effect
Making a fashion statement at the office – a tie with an unusual pattern or some snazzy red sneakers paired with a suit – may actually provide a bit of a career boost. Under most
Who’s the Better Judge of a Good Idea: You or Your Boss?
After the success of his movie American Graffiti, George Lucas pitched an idea for a little sci-fi flick called “The Star Wars” to several major film studios; United Artists, Universal Pictures, and Disney all passed