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Introversion, Extroversion and the Highly Sensitive Person

<i>Guest Blog By: Jacquelyn Strickland, LPC</i><p>According to the documentary <i>Sensitive: The Untold Stor</i>y, there are 1.4 billion highly sensitive people (HSPs) …

Scaling Agile in Government

×<p><i>Government organizations are increasingly turning to Agile methods for software development, but applying them to large IT projects can be a challenge. A few key strategies can help.</i><p>Agile software development methods frequently enjoy higher success rates than the traditional waterfall method, so …

How to Manage an Insecure Employee

When employees lack self-confidence, it can be hard to get them to perform at their best. So how can you help them excel at their job? What kind of coaching should you provide? What’s the best way to boost their self-esteem? And how do you deal with your own frustration around their insecure …

How to Thrive as a Highly Sensitive Person – Member Feature Stories – Medium

When you think of the most successful person you know, what qualities do they embody? It’s likely you’re wowed by their ingenuity and creative …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Simple Decisions Successful Leaders Make Every Day (Only, 'Simple' Doesn't Mean What People Think It Does)

They're simple to articulate, but hard to decide. And yet you have to make these choices every day.<p>People are not the product of their circumstances, author Stephen R. Covey once said. They're the product of their decisions. If that's true for ordinary people, it's doubly so for successful …

6 Trust-Building Actions That Work

Having a solid foundation of trust strengthens business results and positively impacts the bottom line.The stats speak for themselves. Harvard …

In Business or Government, Students Find Good Leadership Looks the Same

In his popular Tuck elective course The CEO Experience, former New...

How Humble Leadership Really Works

When you’re a leader — no matter how long you’ve been in your role or how hard the journey was to get there — you are merely overhead unless you’re bringing out the best in your employees. Unfortunately, many leaders lose sight of this.<p>Power, as my colleague Ena Inesi has studied, can cause leaders …

5 Ways To Tell You're Being A Lousy Manager, And Turn That Around In One Day

<b>Part of the series “Today’s True Leadership”</b><p>We all know that there are many different kinds of managers and leaders. Some are empowering and thrilling to work for and grow under, and some are terrible despots who make our lives miserable. And others are somewhere in between.<p>I’ve been a manager and …

Leadership

Want a High-Performing Team? Create an Atmosphere of 'Relaxed Intensity'--Here's How

CREDIT: Getty Images<br>The term 'relaxed intensity' may seem contradictory, but it sure as heck isn't counterproductive.We're all looking for an edge to boost team performance or experience-based secrets to success. One thing's for sure, any formula for success requires an intense commitment.But this …

You'll Need 6 Super Important Skills to Succeed as a Leader in the Age of Machines, Says Research

This new study produced as a collaboration between DDI, The Conference Board, and EY, clues us in to what's keeping executives up at night.<p>If you've ever wondered what truly worries today's C-level executives, look no further than the Global Leadership Forecast 2018, a massive study produced as a …

Want Your Employees to Rave About Your Leadership Skills? Make Sure Any of These 6 Things Happen Daily

It's been found that you can achieve great results and have meaningful relationships at the same time.<p>Whether your company is a startup or an established firm, I want to share about a compelling leadership model that will get the best out of employees.<p>It's based on the seminal research of Dr. Jim …

Why Your Employees Might Never Be Totally Happy at Work

And why that isn't as bad as it sounds.<p><i>Why are most people unhappy with their jobs? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of Morphic Therapeutic, Inc., on …

How to Conquer Hesitation in Street Photography

Downtown LA, 2011Dear friend,Have you ever seen a scene that you wanted to shoot, but hesitated and didn’t take the photo, and later regretted <i>not</i> …

100 Small, Nice Things to Do For Your Wife Just Because

Because it's the little things that matter.<p>By<p>Mar 28 2018, 11:09 PM<p>It sounds a bit cliché, but it’s the little things that make a marriage. Grand …

A Meditation on Working with Anxiety

This practice combines mindful breathing, the body scan, and mindfulness of thoughts with <i>mindful self-inquiry</i>. Mindful self-inquiry is an …

Culture Is An Attitude, Not A Perk

A good company culture is like any investment. It takes the right amount of capital and a lucid vision to cultivate the culture you want and, ultimately, to reap the business benefits it sows over time.<p>Most variations of company culture are just that: variations. While there are common threads — …

Leadership

Experiencing Organizational Change? Avoid These 6 Common Mistakes…

Adobe StockFor any business, change is inevitable. Organizations that do not adapt to the circumstances of their industry may eventually fall to the …

How Dev and Ops Can Work Together for Continuous Delivery

How can you get to continuous delivery when your Dev team and Ops team seem to be working at cross purposes? Learn how to build a harmonious, …

3 Ways Listening to Music Actually Makes You More Productive

Yes, listening to music can actually make you more productive. Here's how.<p>It's no secret that music can be powerful. Music is an inherent part of just about every culture on the planet, and in addition to being a central force for entertainment and everyday discussion, music might even have hidden …

Opinion: Borrowing from Social Security is the wrong way to finance student debt and parental leave

Recently two proposals have emerged that would essentially allow individuals to tap Social Security today in exchange for lower benefits in the …

Spending Money on Experiences Makes You a Better Person

You’ve probably heard about the health benefits of practicing gratitude—how it can boost your mood, help you treat others better, improve physical …

16 travel destinations for people who want to get away from the crowds

If uncrowded areas and secluded escapes sound like bliss to you, then you might want to put one of these introverted vacation destinations on your list.<p>Forget the crowds and hype of places like Vegas, L.A., and Cancun, because these hidden gems are much more your style. Some actually cater to …

Caring for Yourself as a Highly Sensitive Person

You are bothered by loud noises, big crowds, strong smells, sirens and scratchy fabrics. You avoid violent TV and movies. You notice details in your …

Mental Disorders

This mindfulness trick is super-effective at calming anxiety

People are saying the results are instant<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of …

Mindfulness

The Characteristics of High Functioning Anxiety

High functioning anxiety is not a recognized mental health diagnosis. Rather, it's evolved as a catch-all term that refers to people who live with …

Self-help

10 reasons you should wake up earlier and how to do it

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise” - Ben Franklin<p>“Put no trust in the benefits to accrue from early rising, as …

Mark Twain

How to Figure Out What Your Side Hustle Should Be

A staggering 55 million people — more than 35% of the U.S. workforce — are now freelancers or contractors, and that number is projected to rise to 43% by 2020. About 44 million people report having some kind of side hustle, and of those who do, 36% say they earn more than $500 a month from it. …

Science says the happiest couples have 13 characteristics

Romantic relationships are challenging, rewarding, confusing, and exhilarating—sometimes all at the same time.<p>Should you take things slowly at the beginning or dive right in? Can things stay hot in the bedroom even after years of being together? What happens when one of you wants to use a holiday …

Relationships

Amazing futuristic technology trends to look out for in 2018

If predictions are correct, virtual reality, artificial intelligence and robots are all developing at an exponential rate.<p>But while we eagerly await …

Artificial Intelligence