Personality

Leader Lab: Anxious And Avoidant Attachment At Work

January 10, 2011 0 Comments
Leader Lab: Anxious And Avoidant Attachment At Work

In my new post at The Leader Lab entitled “Anxious and Avoidant Attachment at Work,” I discuss new research on how these two unhealthy personality traits affect work outcomes. There is very little research on attachment style at work, and the study I describe was very well done. You can read the full text of [...]

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An Admirable MBA Student

December 8, 2010 10 Comments
An Admirable MBA Student

I’ve had the privilege of teaching MBA students since 1999. I’ve met both exceptional and abhorrent people over the years. One that I admire as much as anyone I’ve ever met graduated last weekend. This woman is a single, working mother of a young child with special needs. During the two years I’ve known her, [...]

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The Character Strength Of Gratitude

November 24, 2010 6 Comments
The Character Strength Of Gratitude

I’ve written before about the power of expressing gratitude, but on this day before Thanksgiving I wanted to see if I could learn more about it from a different source. Gratitude is listed as one of the strengths of transcendence in Chris Peterson and Martin Seligman’s book Character Strengths and Virtues. As a strength of [...]

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Leader Lab. Emotional Intelligence At Work: Choose And Apply Your Measure Carefully

October 11, 2010 4 Comments
Leader Lab. Emotional Intelligence At Work: Choose And Apply Your Measure Carefully

My new post at The Leader Lab is entitled “Emotional Intelligence at Work: Choose and Apply Your Measure Carefully.” It is based on a fascinating and well done study recently published in the Journal of Applied Psychology (JAP).  I have to confess this JAP research article was NOT easy to read. Researchers could do a [...]

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