Gaining Influence in Your Career
In the wildly popular musical Hamilton, by Lin-Manuel Miranda, one of the highlights is a number sung by Aaron Burr, titled “The Room Where It Happens.” In it, Burr bemoans the fact that Alexander Hamilton
Research suggests friends are how we survive work
What motivates you to come to work? At times it may be money, a sense of progress, or the opportunity to contribute to society. But when it’s a rainy Friday morning and we’re low on
The Hidden Costs of Sleep Deficits
Throughout modern history, the concept of a good night’s sleep has often been painted as almost an indulgence. Virginia Woolf referred to it as “that deplorable curtailment of the joy of life.” Vladimir Nabokov called
Personality Match Between Employee and Job Linked with Higher Income
An employee whose personality traits closely match the traits that are ideal for her job is likely to earn more than an employee whose traits are less aligned with her job demands.
Work Before Fun? That Might Not Always Be Best
Work first, play later. That’s the conventional wisdom that promises to make people more productive at work and allow them to enjoy their fun stress-free. The truth may be very different. So says social psychologist
‘Gender-Blind’ Thinking May Help Reduce Workplace Confidence Gap
Fostering gender-blind ideologies may offer one short-term aid as institutions continue to grapple with gender-parity issues.