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Personality

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Why Great Success Can Bring Out the Worst Parts of Our Personalities, Harvard Business Review, August 2018
“The successful-entrepreneur-as-difficult-person stereotype is so entrenched that many people assume these difficult traits are what cause entrepreneurial success. In fact, it’s far more likely that exceptionally talented people like Musk, Hughes, Jobs, Getty, and Armstrong succeed despite these traits.”

How our teenage years shape our personalities, BBC Future, June 2018
“It’s early days for research on this topic, but the potential implications are exciting and important because, by learning more about the forces that shape teenagers’ personalities, we can potentially intervene and help set them on a healthier, more successful path.”

The Dark Core of Personality, Scientific American, July 2018
“Even though psychologists have studied various dark traits, it has become increasingly clear that these dark traits are related to each other.”

Types of behavioral biases at the workplace, People Matters, April 2018
Do you have a bias? How can you remove it and make your workplace better?

These 3 Personality Traits Affect What You Earn — but Only After Age 40, Harvard Business Review, April 2018
“The man who is very agreeable (in the top 20%) will earn about $270,000 less over a lifetime than the average man.”

Does Evidence Support the Artistic vs. Scientific Mind Stereotype? Discover Magazine Crux blog, April 2016
“Studies have actually revealed considerable overlap in the cognitive processes supporting both scientific and artistic creativity.”

The Personality of Academic Majors, Scientific American, April 2016
“Psychology and arts/humanities students score high on openness and neuroticism; political science students score high on openness; economics, law, medicine, and political science students score high on extraversion; medicine, psychology, arts/humanities, and science students score high on agreeableness; and arts/humanities students score low on conscientiousness.”

The 10 worst personality types you encounter at work, The Telegraph, September 2015
“Want to get on at work? Then you need to know how to sidestep The Talker, handle The Micromanager, and not become jealous of The Cool Guy.”

Express Yourself: Why Bringing More Personality to Work Promotes Greater Employee Engagement, ShiraMiller.com, August 2015
“But when it comes to work, many corporate managers balk at bringing their authentic selves to the office. However, here are three reasons why expressing your personality can actually promote greater employee engagement”

Mixed Signals: Why People Misunderstand Each Other, The Atlantic, April 2015
“People perceive others in two distinct stages—a fast but flawed stage, and a reflective and deliberative stage.”

‘Mind Reading’: Q&A with Susan Cain on the Power of Introverts, Time, January 2012
“Susan Cain, a Harvard law school graduate and former attorney and negotiator, used to regard her quiet and reserved nature as a disadvantage, something to be overcome. But then she began researching introversion as a personality trait, and discovered that what many see as a weakness is actually a strength….”

Shhhh! The Quiet Joys of the Introvert, Time, January 2012
“There’s no such thing as a census of introverts, but the best estimates suggests that about 30% of all people fall on the introverted side of the introvert-extrovert spectrum.”

15 Workplace Behaviors That Exclude, Psychology Today, July 2011
“If you do these 15 things, you may be excluding workers on the autism spectrum.”

When Character Crumbles: A Kind of Dementia Reveals the Basis of Personality, Scientific American, November 2010
“Instead of robbing memory and thought, the most common variety of dementia in people younger than 60 steals away social graces, emotions and empathy.”

The Phenomenology of Being a Jerk, The Splintered Mind, November 2010
“This raises, of course, the question of how you can find out if you’re a jerk. I’m not especially optimistic on this front.”

The class of 77%, Mindhacks, September 2010
“A study just published in the British Journal of Psychiatry has found that only 23% of the population are without symptoms of personality disorder.”

Audio or video

Quiet, Please: Unleashing “The Power of Introverts”, All Things Considered, January 2012

The surprising truth about what motivates us, RSA Animate, April 2010, video
“This lively RSAnimate, adapted from Dan Pink’s talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace.”

 

 

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