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Narcissistic CEOs Can Mean Big Legal Bills

Companies headed by overconfident, self-centered risk-takers are more likely to end up in court.

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July 30, 2018
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What the Pros Know About Public Speaking

Confidence equals competence. Learn how great leaders handle a crowd.

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June 20, 2018
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The Secret Sauce in Workplace Training

First-time workers do better when trainers focus on “unwritten skills,” such as how to talk to strangers.

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April 12, 2018
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The Science Behind Cambridge Analytica: Does Psychological Profiling Work?

The researchers who warned about abuses of Facebook data show how psychological profiling gets results.

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May 22, 2018
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How Technology Companies Alienate Women During Recruitment

The problem isn’t just the pipeline. Companies struggle to attract women through bad recruiting practices.

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April 5, 2018
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What Makes a Community Resilient?

A Stanford study explores how communities recover — or fail to recover — from disasters.
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The Consequences of Viral Outrage

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Narcissistic CEOs Can Mean Big Legal Bills

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Confidence equals competence. Learn how great leaders handle a crowd.
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How Technology Companies Alienate Women During Recruitment

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The Science Behind Cambridge Analytica: Does Psychological Profiling Work?

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What Makes a Community Resilient?

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Hit the Mark: Make Complex Ideas Understandable

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Feeling Guilty? That Could Be a Good Thing

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