Adam Grant Thinks Again
Organizational psychologist Adam Grant challenges conventional wisdom about how we work, lead, and live
No, You Don’t Have to Meet in Person
Video calls might be bad for creativity, but face-to-face meetings aren’t much better.
How to Get Constructive Criticism
Last July, I opened my inbox to find an invitation to give a new TED talk. As a shy introvert, public speaking is something of an acquired taste for me. After years of practice, I had learned to relish the challenge of turning an idea into a memorable performance—and enjoy the experience of engaging an audience.
You Can Discriminate Without Being Sexist or Racist
Spoiler alert: if you’re a Survivor fan and you haven’t watched last night’s episode, read no further.
The 12 Hot Nonfiction Books to Read This Summer
If hope is the thing with feathers, possibility is the thing with pages. There’s nothing that does more to ignite my imagination than when people take bold ideas from inside their minds and make them available to all of us in ink and sound. These are the dozen new releases for May and June that fired me up.
The Sequel: Ask Me Anything, Part 2
I’m back, with thanks for your questions and thoughts on more of them…
Ask Me Anything, Part 1
You have questions. I have (some) answers.
How to Manage Anger
Understanding what makes you mad is a prism for understanding what you value.
Opinion: A Slap in the Face
Restricting people from discussing significant events is a form of exclusion.
Studying Science Doesn’t Always Teach Critical Thinking
Not long ago, Jerry Seinfeld shared one of his secrets to developing great comedy. “It’s a very scientific thing to me,” he said. “You run the experiment, then the audience just dumps a bunch of data on you…. Then it’s back through the rewrite process.”
The 12 New Books to Usher in Spring
One of the most magical features of modern life is that with a single click, you can read or listen to every author’s greatest stories and wisest insights. My favorite new releases this spring explore the dynamics of embracing melancholy and facing loss, anticipating the future and adapting to change, building strong communities and partnershi...
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