THE BUILD NETWORK: Let Them Eat Candy

Jeffrey Goldsmith with Shawn Achor | May 28, 2013 The secret to a more productive, creative, and flexible workforce? M&Ms, thank-you cards, and whatever else makes them smile. In a psychological study, 44 internists are given a hypothetical patient file, including a misdiagnosis from another hospital, and asked to decipher the medical problem at hand. Half of…

SHAPE: The Positive Effects of Stress

Joe Donatelli | March 4, 2013 Books, daytime talk shows, Jack Johnson—everywhere we turn someone is telling us to avoid stress. But those authors, experts, and mellow crooners might be doing everyone a disservice. Stress can be good. Alia Crum of Columbia University and her colleagues will publish research in the April 2013 edition of The Journal…