SUCCESS: The Power of Eye Contact

The Power of Eye Contact Success Magazine, Shawn Achor August 24, 2018 Sharing close rapport with someone is the basis of positive social connection. As that rapport grows, you begin to mirror the neural activity in each other’s emotional areas of the brain. You become in sync, like two pianos playing the same song. One way…

HBR: Why You Should Put a Little More Thought into Your Out-of-Office Message

Why You Should Put a Little More Thought into Your Out-of-Office Message Harvard Business Review, Michelle Gielan August 20, 2018 We all need time to unplug and recharge. Research shows that disconnecting — especially from email — can make us significantly less stressed and more productive. And yet, many of us are often hesitant to take the…

THRIVE GLOBAL: How to Increase Empathy in the Digital Era

How to Increase Empathy in the Digital Era Thrive Global, Amy Blankson August 20, 2018 In the last five years, cyber-bullying has seen a drastic increase, leaving parents, teachers, and communities concerned. Online communication has created a space for people to openly speak their minds, which means they can vent anonymously with little fear of repercussion. Without…

ATD: Talent, Obama and Interconnected Success

Talent, Obama and Interconnected Success ATD, Shawn Achor May 30, 2018 Have you scanned the business magazine headlines lately? The scarcity of top talent may be the biggest issue on the minds of executives today in the quest to turn individual potential into organizational success. The data explains why. For instance, according to research from…

Live Happy: The Power of Others

The Power of Others Live Happy, Shawn Achor May 25, 2018 What is big potential? Author and happiness expert Shawn Achor explains in this excerpt from his latest book. When George Lucas originally wrote the script to the billion-dollar Star Warsfranchise, the most iconic line in movie history—“May the Force be with you”—was not in it. Instead,…