Personality

Science Says Your Oldest Child Will Be a CEO (and Younger Kids Will be Entrepreneurs)

Or maybe, like many people, they will eventually be both.<p>Yep: Research shows that first-born sons (I have no idea why daughters weren't also studied) are 24 percent more likely to become CEOs or top managers than second-born sons, and 28 percent more likely than third-born sons.<p>According to the …

Parenting

Mind healing: the secrets to being charismatic

In our highly connected, fast-changing world, we’re all on the lookout for charismatic leadership. What qualities does someone need for us to consider them to be charismatic?<p>Charisma, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is ‘compelling attractiveness or charm that can inspire devotion in …

Oxford Dictionary

Here's What Really Happens to Your Personality When You Drink

We've all done things we wish we could erase—especially during a night where booze was in the mix. "I'm sorry, I was drunk," might as well have been …

Makeup

8 Things To Expect When You Break Up With A Narcissist (A Relationship Specialist Explains)

Ending a relationship with a narcissist is incredibly difficult, for many reasons. Your loyalty, compassion, and desire to be true to your promises …

Relationships

13 Things Anyone Who Loves A Highly Sensitive Person Should Know

When I was in kindergarten, a boy in my class tossed my favorite book over our elementary school fence. I remember crying profusely, not because I …

Introverts

Do You Have The Right Personality For Long-Term Space Travel?

The longest amount of time anyone has spent in space was roughly 438 days. Think you could handle the isolation? When put in confined spaces for …

Space Travel

Psychopaths like to drink black coffee, study finds

If you like to drink your coffee black, maybe you're a person who prefers strong flavours, is in desperate need of a pick-me-up or perhaps slightly …

Coffee

6 Reasons Introverts Are Better At Dating Than Extroverts

Introverts have some major advantages when it comes to dating.<p>It might seem like extroverts have a leg over introverts when it comes to dating, but introverts are the ones who actually bring more to the table. Sure, extroverts are naturally outgoing and talkative, but introverts lure dates in with …

Introverts

6 Ways For Introverts to Love Themselves

Introverts are undeniably unique people — and they are also undeniably difficult to understand. Some introverts are prone to self-deprecation, and …

Introverts

Dealing with Loneliness & Shyness: Making Friends Even if You Feel Shy or Socially Awkward

Dealing with Loneliness and Shyness<p>Making Friends Even if You Feel Shy or Socially Awkward<p>Are you shy and self-conscious in social situations? Do you …

Introverts

As psychopath CEOs destroy value, nice ones create it: James Saft

(Reuters) - Some enterprising manager ought to look into a Long Nice CEOs/Short Jerks hedge fund.<p>A new UK study find that companies with leaders who show “psychopathic characteristics” destroy shareholder value, tending to have poor future returns on equity. …

The Badass Personalities of People Who Like Being Alone

There are people who like being alone, maybe even love it. What do you think they are like?Does your mind leap immediately to the misanthrope or to …

Relationships

Older fathers are more likely to raise sons with one distinct personality trait

There are a number of reasons why<p>A new study, by researchers at King's College London, has found that sons born to older fathers are smarter, more …

Parenting

Quiz: Take This Aptitude Test To Find Out Which Job Fits Your Personality

<b>An aptitude test</b> is a type of assessment to determine an individual’s talent or ability to succeed in a certain job.<p><b>It usually consists of</b> a list of …

Why Introverts Might Be the Best Negotiators in the Room

You don't need to be confrontational and combative to be a good negotiator.<p><i>In negotiations, how do I deal with my inherent dislike of direct disagreement or conflict? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand</i> …

Introverts

Nine Podcasts For Introverts And Highly Sensitive People

"<p>As an introvert and highly sensitive person, I think podcasts appeal so much because it's like a one-sided conversation. We can tune into the inner thoughts of someone from across the world, or eavesdrop on a chat between friends.<p>Of course, not all podcasts are like that - hence this list: 10 …

Introverts

This Is The Key To Mastering Small Talk, According To Harvard Researchers

Social introverts, you need to read this.<p>Here’s a research-backed tip to get you through your next awkward dinner party conversation: Just ask the person you’re chatting with questions ― and a lot of follow-up questions.<p>In a series of studies on human interaction, Harvard Business School doctoral …

Introverts

The Secret to Small Talk

Eli D’Angelo has a superpower: the ability to win over strangers in seconds flat.<p>I once watched the gregarious 12-year-old approach a scowling man in …

Introverts

Talking about My Feelings Helps Me

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a talker. It’s ironic, actually, because I consider myself to be an introvert. But I do talk a lot once I feel comfortable in a situation, I let it rip. I will talk your ear off if you let me. I love to talk about feelings, both yours and mine. Sometimes I …

Introverts

Secular rise in economically valuable personality traits

The secular rise in intelligence across birth cohorts is one of the most widely documented facts in psychology. This finding is important because …

IQ

This Sentence Could Tell a Lot About You’re Personality

Are you known among your friends and family as the “Grammar Police”? Do you judge others’ Facebook statuses and Instagram captions on grammar, …

Grammar

Does it take something to be charismatic?

We are no Einstein when it comes to being thoroughly familiar with the term <b>‘Charisma’</b>. However, we all have been at some point, self-proclaimed, …

Charisma

How Narcissists Respond When Things Don’t Go Their Way

Source: Djordje Djurdjevic/Shutterstock<p>It’s all too familiar: You made careful plans to attend a family event or a friend’s milestone birthday, or to …

Psychology

This quiz tells you whether you're visually intellectual

<b>There are many different types of intelligence, emotional, logical, musical, and we’ve all been tested on them for most of our lives.</b><p>But now there is …

Quizzes

Prevent Burnout At Work By Recognizing Your Personality Type

Is long-term burnout making you want to quit your job or change careers? If you’re finding it difficult to recharge your batteries even after a …

Introverts

Myers-Briggs Just Revealed Why Entrepreneurs Create So Much Conflict

There is a personality type for creating a vision and leading a team. I have it. Years ago, what I failed to realize is that I didn't have the personality type to manage effectively.<p>"As a boss, you're a terrible communicator."<p>This was a conversation that took place quite a few years ago during my …

Myers-Briggs

4 Signs That You Qualify As a Highly Sensitive Person

Time to make your sensitivity your greatest strength.<p>Running a business is hard work. Besides the long hours and never-ending demands, there are more subtle challenges like dealing with rejection and criticism on a daily basis. The inherent uncertainty of entrepreneurship can also take a toll.<p>These …

Pandas Have a Romantic Type, Too

In case you haven’t noticed, humans are a little bit obsessed with pandas’ sex lives. Every year, mating season will inevitably bring forth, if not …

Animals

Five Ways Your Partner Can Help You Stay Cheerful

Source: Andrew Itaga/unsplashCount me among the mighty fortunate (or smart): I picked an excellent husband who understands and respects my …

Introverts

Being Open-Minded Literally Changes The Way You See The World

Psychologists have only begun to unravel the concept of “personality,” that all-important but nebulous feature of individual identity. Recent studies …

Consciousness