In the office, vulnerability is the opposite of weakness.
- Trust is necessary for a healthy and efficient work environment.
- This trust emerges when not only do we feel safe within our company, but that our leaders genuinely care about us.
- Establishing these relationships requires vulnerability and honesty from both leaders and their employees.
Sally Susman explains how to use truth-telling moments to your future benefit.
- The biggest decision of Pfizer executive Sally Susman's life was to come out as gay in 1984, when society was not as accepting as it is now.
- She was told she would never have a spouse, a career, or children; those were the fears told to her by the people who loved her most.
- Defying that prediction became her personal north star, and 31 years later she has done it. Susman used that truth-telling moment of coming out as a way to focus her ambitions and plant the seeds for her future.
Many people often continue to harbour positive feelings towards their exes long after the relationship is over.
Yet interpersonal trust is at its lowest point in 50 years.
We all know people who have suffered by trusting too much: scammed customers, jilted lovers, shunned friends. Indeed, most of us have been burned by misplaced trust.
New research finds how power dynamics shape the speech of men and women.
- A new psychology study finds differences in speech patterns between men and women.
- Men tend to use more abstract language, while women focus more on the details.
- This tendency is due to power dynamics that can be changed, concluded the researchers.