Strategy

What your email inbox reveals about your personality

If you don’t respond to emails, your coworkers may perceive you as lazy or disinterested, argues Frost & Sullivan CEO Richard Moran. Psychologists say the way you clean (or don’t clean) your inbox actually does say something about your personality. Those who delete quickly and efficiently might be control freaks, […]
What your email inbox reveals about your personality
Strategy

What your handwriting says about you

Your handwriting says a lot about your personality. For example, if you write large letters, it could mean you are people oriented, whereas small letters could mean you are introverted. Business Insider spoke to master graphologist, Kathi McKnight, who analyses handwriting for personality traits, to figure out what these details […]
What your handwriting says about you
Strategy

Here’s How Amazing Leaders Adapt To Crazy Situations

It’s a business cliche that everything’s changing all the time. And that means it’s a business necessity that leaders know how to adapt. That’s why, in clinical psychologist Leslie Patch’s 15 years of studying top managers, she’s found one characteristic that cuts across industries. As she details in her forthcoming […]
Here’s How Amazing Leaders Adapt To Crazy Situations
Strategy

13 interview questions hiring managers ask to test your personality

Soft skills are becoming increasingly important at work. Your interviewer will likely assess your personality and soft skills during the interview, even if you don’t realise it. Questions like “If you were an animal, what would you be and why?” seem frivolous – but they have a purpose. Employers today […]
13 interview questions hiring managers ask to test your personality
Strategy

Here’s How Being Neurotic Can Make You More Successful

Neuroticism gets a bad rap, with its tendencies toward anxiety, depression, and mood swings. But being neurotic can sometimes be an asset. One of the Big 5 personality traits, neuroticism is on the opposite end of the spectrum from emotional stability. It’s usually defined as a predilection toward being fearful […]
Here’s How Being Neurotic Can Make You More Successful
Strategy

Benjamin Franklin Thought Everyone Should Possess These 13 Virtues

In “The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin,” we find a list of thirteen virtues “all that at that time occurr’d to me as necessary or desirable.” These names of virtues, with their precepts, were: 1. Temperance Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation. 2. Silence Speak not but what may […]
Benjamin Franklin Thought Everyone Should Possess These 13 Virtues
Strategy

The 25 Most Creative Companies In The World

Move over, Google. According to a new ranking, Sanofi, FedEx, and Apple are among the world’s most creative companies. The analysis was done by ViewsOnYou, a site for employees and hiring departments to match up personality fit in businesses. Users log in with their LinkedIn and Facebook logins, review themselves […]
The 25 Most Creative Companies In The World
Strategy

15 Of The Most Intense People In The World

Some people get ahead by being smarter, more analytical, or more strategic than everyone around them. But many of the most successful people combine some or all of those traits with a signature doggedness — wanting success more than anyone else. That intense focus on a singular goal comes across […]
15 Of The Most Intense People In The World
Lifestyle

How Personalities Differ Across America [MAPS]

America is often painted as divided — be it by politics, economics, or word pronunciation. But according to a new study from researchers from the University of Cambridge, University of Texas at Austin, and the University of Helsinki, America may also be split up by three different psychological profiles. The […]
How Personalities Differ Across America [MAPS]
Strategy

INSTANT MBA: Accept Your Employees For Who They Are

[credit provider=”CUNY/Youtube”] Today’s advice comes from Linda Lausell Bryant, Executive Director of Inwood House, via The New York Times: “You have to respect not only people’s needs, but also their pain, their vulnerability. A lot of battles are about very personal things.”
INSTANT MBA: Accept Your Employees For Who They Are
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How Shy People Can Survive A Job Interview

[credit provider=”sven_kindler via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/sven_kindler/3987690653/”] First impressions are everything, so if you’re shy by nature, you need to break out of your shell if you’re trying to impress someone. This is extremely crucial during a job interview and in fact, shy people need to “express a high level of self-confidence” even more […]
How Shy People Can Survive A Job Interview
Markets

Your Personality Has Everything To Do With How Well You Invest

[credit provider=”Instagram/koreenas” url=”http://statigr.am/viewer.php#/detail/326658172369261065_15495787″] As a financial planner, Ray Linder sometimes found that he would give what seemed like solid, reasonable advice to a client that would be met with a surprising level of resistance–one that had more to do with emotions than anything else.A little digging told him that people […]
Your Personality Has Everything To Do With How Well You Invest
Strategy

The One Question This CEO Asks To Decide If He’ll Hire Someone

[credit provider=”Wolff Olins via flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/wolff_olins/5158215243/”] Making sure potential hires are a good cultural fit is important if you want to prevent job-hopping. In order to find out if someone is a cultural fit for his company, Karl Heiselman, CEO of Wolff Olins told The New York Times that he tries to determine whether […]
The One Question This CEO Asks To Decide If He’ll Hire Someone
News

‘Universal’ Personality Traits Aren’t Actually Universal

[credit provider=”statigr.am/streetjoy” url=”http://statigr.am/p/327098484993865346_23827092″] Psychologists can get a pretty clear picture of someone’s personality by evaluating to what degree they express traits known as the “Big Five” — openness, conscientiousness, extroversion, agreeableness and neuroticism.These factors are thought to be rooted in biology and to transcend cultural differences, but a new study […]
‘Universal’ Personality Traits Aren’t Actually Universal
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Your Future Self May Be Unrecognizable To You

[credit provider=”Flickr / brookesb” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/brookebocast/459352368/in/photostream/”] Think you’ll be the same person in 10 years that you are today? Think again.Most people realise they’ve changed in the past, but few expect to change in the future, a new study finds.
Your Future Self May Be Unrecognizable To You
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Outgoing Gorillas Live Longer Than Shy Ones

[credit provider=”renedrivers” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/renedrivers/4301049831/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Extroverted gorillas in captivity outlive their shy brethren, a new study of these great apes in North American zoos and sanctuaries finds.Using methods adapted from studying human personality, keepers, volunteers, researchers and other caretakers gauged 298 individual gorillas‘ temperaments.
Outgoing Gorillas Live Longer Than Shy Ones
Strategy

One Personality Trait Has The Most Influence Over Your Future

[credit provider=”Statigram/chardobbsxx” url=”http://statigr.am/p/318241313712041005_227927618″] Research is pointing to conscientiousness as the one-trait-to-rule-them-all in terms of future success, both career-wise and personal.Via How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character:
One Personality Trait Has The Most Influence Over Your Future
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Roses Don’t Smell As Sweet To Psychopaths

[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=ted%20bundy&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1349110325&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=4fa5bb98eee6da11af9f0014c2589dfb&dbm=PY2000&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] By most accounts, Ted Bundy was handsome, charming, and intelligent.He was also violent, manipulative, amoral — and exhibited many of the hallmarks of a psychopath.
Roses Don’t Smell As Sweet To Psychopaths
Strategy

4 Personality Traits You Must Have To Land A Job

[credit provider=”Oxymoronical via flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/dtownsend/5851333975/”] You’ve made it through the heap of resumes and got a call back for an interview. You have all the technical skills and experience, but still, it doesn’t mean you’re a shoe in for the job.Hiring mangers look beyond skills and experience when choosing the right […]
4 Personality Traits You Must Have To Land A Job
Lifestyle

8 Things A Pet Can Teach You About Someone’s Personality

[credit provider=”Flickr/CarbonNYC” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/carbonnyc/3064893033/”] 1) Researchers have established some general conclusions about pets and their owners personalities: Fish owners are happiest. Dog owners are the most fun to be with. Cat owners are the most dependable and emotionally sensitive. Reptile owners are the most independent. 2) Yes, there are differences between […]
8 Things A Pet Can Teach You About Someone’s Personality
Strategy

3 Employee Personality Types That Will Drag A Company Down

[credit provider=”U.S. Army Alaska via flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/usarak/5404530491/”] The candidate Pierce Howard interviewed for a sales position at his consulting firm, CentACS, won him over with her work experience, friend-of-a-friend connection and good looks.But it didn’t take long after she started working at the Charlotte-based firm for her to prove […]
3 Employee Personality Types That Will Drag A Company Down
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