Rebecca Sanford

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How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

Psychology

A Simple Way to Be More Assertive (Without Being Pushy)

In the workplace, we all run into conflict. Many of us would love to speak up and assert ourselves to correct it. And, in a perfect world, it would be easy. You could finally tell that colleague who keeps interrupting you exactly how you feel. You could give him a piece of your mind, releasing the …

Emotional Intelligence

Whiteboard Session: Clashing with a Coworker? Here's What to Do

These 4 steps will help you resolve conflicts, whether you're a seeker or an avoider.

Whiteboards

21 Steps to Create an Awesome LinkedIn Profile - Jeffbullas's Blog

Attending a conference, a networking event or a dinner party often leads to “that” question. “So what do you do?”<p>It used to be easy.<p>You trotted out …

Infographics

The 31 Best LinkedIn Profile Tips for Job Seekers

When you’re not looking for a job, it can be easy to ignore your LinkedIn profile. Sure, you add people you meet at networking events as contacts and …

Is LinkedIn Killing the Traditional Resume?

The days of the traditional one-page resume may be numbered, but it's still not quite time to ditch those well-crafted, battle-tested documents. …

Employment

The LinkedIn Guide to the Perfect #WorkSelfie

Your LinkedIn profile is 14x more likely to be viewed simply by adding a profile photo. Follow these tips to take the perfect #WorkSelfie for your LinkedIn profile.

Selling

LinkedIn Just Rolled Out A Redesign—Here’s How To Clean Up Your Profile

Now that LinkedIn has a new look, it’s time to update your account–starting with these four cuts.<p>With its largest desktop redesign ever, LinkedIn is fighting the good fight against distraction. The 2017 updates make for less clutter across the platform and a more focused experience on every front, …

Employment

LinkedIn Etiquette Fails: 4 Mistakes That Will Make You Look Unprofessional

<b>E</b>veryone can spot bad office etiquette when they see it: taking loud personal calls at your desk, cooking an Atlantic salmon in the office microwave, …

Employment

LinkedIn Checklist: Shape Up Your Profile for a Successful Job Search [Infographic]

Once you complete this LinkedIn checklist, you’ll be the proud owner of an effective, professional profile.And in today's work of world, that is …

Employment

LinkedIn Profile vs. Resume- 8 Differences You Should Keep in Mind

<b>For getting hired you should make sure that the both resume and your LinkedIn are promoting your talent & skills, working to grab the best career</b> …

Employment

FDA Opens Genetic Floodgates with 23andMe Decision - MIT Technology Review

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration told gene-testing company 23andMe that it will be allowed to directly tell consumers whether their DNA …

Molecular Biology

How to Stop Unconscious Bias Before It Starts, Against the People You Hire

Research shows that candidates who are different from an otherwise homogenous group of finalists stand little chance of getting hired, even if they are the most qualified.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Shortly after Jason Thibeault became a recruiter, he told me, he …

Employment

Variation Found Among Hospitals in Carrying out DNR Orders | SPH | Boston University

Hospitals vary widely in the scope of invasive and organ-supportive interventions provided to patients with DNR (do not resuscitate) orders, with …

Medicine

Emotional Intelligence Has 12 Elements. Which Do You Need to Work On?

Esther is a well-liked manager of a small team. Kind and respectful, she is sensitive to the needs of others. She is a problem solver; she tends to see setbacks as opportunities. She’s always engaged and is a source of calm to her colleagues. Her manager feels lucky to have such an easy direct …

Emotional Intelligence

Redesigning Care for High-Cost, High-Risk Patients

Amid the political uncertainties that continue to cloud the future of U.S. health care, one thing hasn’t changed: Patients, clinicians, health plans, payers, and policy makers are still striving to achieve better outcomes at lower costs. Given the heavy financial burden that health care is imposing …

Health Care

A Harvard professor on the five questions to ask when facing tough decisions

<i>Joseph L. Badaracco is the John Shad Professor of Business Ethics at Harvard Business School and the author of numerous books on leadership, decision-making and responsibility. In an interview with Tom Fox, Badaracco discussed some of the central themes of his most recent book, "</i><i>Managing in the</i> …

Harvard Business School

If Something Was Seriously Wrong at Your Company, Would Your Employees Tell You?

The Wells Fargo fake accounts scandal drew a lot of media attention, particularly around the intense pressure on staff to meet sales goals. But far less attention has been paid to how the bank actively discouraged whistleblowing. Several Wells Fargo employees alleged that they had surfaced concerns …

Employment

So You’re New to Flipboard? Here’s What You Need to Know

Ah, Flipboard. So much information to read. So many topics to explore. Flipping through beautiful magazines, you’re thinking, “I could never do that.” Well, wrong. With all the tools Flipboard provides, even beginners don’t have to look like newbies. Here are some ways to ensure your Flipboard …

How to Make a Great First Impression

The saying “You only have one chance to make a first impression” holds true in many situations, from job interviews to sales calls. How can you make sure that you start off on the right foot in any of these scenarios? What should you actually say? And what’s the best way to follow up?<p><b>What the</b> …

Employment

Developing a Strategy for a Life of Meaningful Labor

On Labor Day, Americans celebrate the value of work, community, and the activists who earned the rights and protections that U.S. employees enjoy today. But as Americans — and people everywhere — look ahead to a world of constant disruption, they will undoubtedly see both opportunity and …

Mentoring

How to Get Better at Dealing with Change

Change is an unavoidable constant in our work lives. Sometimes it’s within our control, but most often it’s not. Our jobs or roles change — and not always for the better. Our organizations undergo reorgs and revamp their strategies, and we need to adjust.<p>Fortunately, there are ways to adapt to …

Customer Service

Start Networking with People Outside Your Industry

Most professionals build their network over time through proximity — people from your business school study group, or colleagues from your current company or past jobs. You may have a few outliers in the mix, but unless you’ve been deliberate about your networking, the vast majority of people you …

Networking

Why Nurses Get Burned Out

This morning as I stood in the hot shower spray prior to leaving for my job as a nurse in the ICU I prayed like I do every other work morning, and the petition was a familiar one at that.<p>"Help me to hear your voice, Lord, and do no harm." I prayed. And while my words weren't exactly, "help me not …

Positive Thinking

How To Be The Master Of LinkedIn in A Jedi Way

Be with the Force and be a Jedi on LinkedIn. This infographic teaches you how to be influential on LinkedIn by being a Jedi networker.

What Great Managers Do

“The best boss I ever had.” That’s a phrase most of us have said or heard at some point, but what does it mean? What sets the great boss apart from the average boss? The literature is rife with provocative writing about the qualities of managers and leaders and whether the two differ, but little …

Management

The year's most popular articles on leadership.

Top ten on leadership | 2016<p>The year’s most popular articles on leadership<p>Leaders of some of the world’s biggest organizations reveal which books …