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Jumping Out of My Skin—Some Thoughts on Flow

Here I am at my desk with statuettes of the smiling Buddha and the arm-waving Ganesh silently urging me on—cheerleaders determined to keep me at the top of my game. 708 more words


On Extraversion

Janus was a Roman god of complex qualities. Most commonly, people have viewed him as looking forward to the future and backward to the past. He was known as the god of transitions, of war and peace, of doorways entering and exiting, of gateways and harbors, of passages for both trade and travel, of conflict, of birth and death. 494 more words

Big Five

The Blinding Effect of Power

I will be brief and to the point: When one feels powerful and in control, one is at risk for failing to perceive the emotions of others in their presence. 468 more words

Big Five

Boost your Personality Theorists Comparison Essay/Presentation

Often we are asked as students to present or write an essay in which we compare two or more theorists. Within the discipline of psychology, the subject of Personality is ripe with different points of views. 356 more words

Personality Psych

A Conscientious Spouse Can Help You Get Ahead

A Conscientious Spouse Can Help You Get Ahead

Who you marry may influence the trajectory of your career. Previous studies have found that home life can influence work life, and new research shows that a spouse’s personality could play a role in on-the-job success. 30 more words

8 Leadership Theories

What exactly makes a great leader? Do certain personality traits make people better-suited to leadership roles, or do characteristics of the situation make it more likely that certain people will take charge? 770 more words

Leadership Theories