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 […]
Statistics, Stigma, and Sanism: A Public Health Warning About the “Perfect Storm” Heading Toward America’s Legal Profession
Is the bar nearly broken? Recently released findings from the most robust research study to date of the behavioral health of nearly thirteen thousand lawyers from nineteen states show some very disturbing facts about the American legal profession. Called for in 1990, and therefore long overdue, this empirical study conducted by the ABA and the […]
This post reviews and recommends to lawyers, judges, and other professionals and their organizations The Stress Effect: Why Smart Leaders Make Dumb Decisions – And What To Do About It, by Henry L. (Dick) Thompson, PhD, a leading authority on stress, emotional intelligence, and leadership. This unique book concerns the impact of stress on decision-making and why […]
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.
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