Be more confident,” a friend once told me as we made the rounds at a swanky networking event where I felt terribly out of place. Faking confidence is easy: I pulled my shoulders back and spoke louder and with more assertiveness. Like many soft-spoken, mild-mannered people, I’ve spent a great More
New York Magazine: An employee, sick of her new boss’s verbally abusive behavior, hatches a plan to exact her revenge: She lies in wait until the next time said boss goes on one of his screaming tears, then calls a friend outside the office; that friend, in turn, calls the More
Scientific American: Around this time of year, I tend to look back at the list of commitments I made in early January: I will exercise more often, spend more time with family, do a better job balancing my personal and professional lives, leave my laptop home when we go on More
Yahoo: Landmarks in the calendar such as New Year’s Day, and even standard Mondays, are the best times to set new goals, according to new research. Time-based landmarks are more likely to encourage people to set goals when they make them think of new beginnings, so days that are deemed More
Business Insider: Statistically speaking, there’s a good chance you’ll fail to keep your New Year’s resolutions. Fortunately, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to redeem yourself, even before January 1, 2017. The key? Be on the lookout for days that seem like transition points. … In one experiment, researchers asked participants to More
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