Bad characters work in your firm, department, office, shop, store, or clinic. They lead your organization or work with or manage you. Your toxic boss or work colleague has certain personality characteristics linked with sexual harassment. They express these malevolent anti-social interpersonal behaviors in your workplace. Prior research has correlated these trait-related behaviors with either […]
Emotion Regulation Ability, Passion and Persistence, Predicting Creativity, and Professional Development
Emotions such as curiosity, frustration, irritation, joy, and excitement drive the creative process. A number of individual difference factors, such as knowledge of domain, quantitative skills, originality, and flexibility, predict creative behavior. Another creativity prediction factor involves personality. Prior research studies have identified a personality disposition called openness to experience as “the personality trait most […]
How do you get the most “bang” for your well-being buck when it comes to maximizing your personality strengths as you strive to achieve your goals and experience happiness? The answer lies (hopefully) within you – “keystone” personality strengths: Grit, Curiosity, and Meaning. New research about goal pursuit and well-being has provided that answer.
Emotional expressions impact how work gets done. Personality factors impact performance, too. Emotional expressions regulate the social behavior which occurs when leaders interact with their followers. This post notes some research about another example of important individual differences driven by personality: leader expressions of anger or happiness and follower personalities.
Anger, the most prevalent […]
Another “Beyond the Blue Book” post [for the prior post, see here]. Legal employers, like most employers in the 21st century information, knowledge, and service workplace, need to and want to attract, recruit, select, train, retain, develop, and promote “smart” and effective people. In consideration of these “requirements”, two core sets of questions address […]
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