How to Predict Success in the Workplace

Everyone has a stake in figuring out what drives success in the workplace. Recruiters, HR professionals, and managers want to find and hire the candidates that are most likely to fit open positions in their organizations. Candidates want to find and apply to the positions in organizations in which they are likely to fit. The direct and indirect costs of […]

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The Common Thread in Every Social Influence Strategy

Pop quiz: Imagine that you need another person to help you with something. Of the three requests below, which one is the most likely to be effective? “Will you help me?” “Won’t you help me?” “You will help me, won’t you?”   (We will help you by giving the answer below.)   The ability to influence other people can determine your […]

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Your Aging Brain: 3 Misconceptions About “Cognitive Decline”

Cognitive development is an amazing thing. Babies start off understanding very little about the world around them, and largely unable to consciously learn or remember anything. As development continues, we increasingly demonstrate an enormous capacity to learn, communicate, explore, and understand mental and physical aspects of our environments. However it might seem that, at a certain point, cognitive development comes […]

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Learn About Yourself!! Take the Forer Personality Test

Below are 13 statements. Decide—True or False—whether each statement accurately describes you. Then add up the total number that were True. You have a great need for other people to like and admire you. You have a tendency to be critical of yourself. You have a great deal of unused capacity which you have not turned to your advantage. While […]

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