Culture and Leadership | DEI | Empathy | Growth Mindset

Latest from the Lab: The Dark Side of Reassessing a Stressful Situation

By Ryan Curl, Ph.D

It can be helpful to reassess situations to regulate our emotions. But when we’re quite stressed, that reassessment could turn malevolent.

May 24th, 2022

Change | Culture and Leadership | DEI | Growth Mindset | Performance | Resilience

The Most Surprising Reason People Change

By Laura Cassiday, Ph.D.

Although most people would never admit to following the crowd, social norms are a surprisingly powerful impetus for behavior change.

June 7th, 2022

Culture and Leadership | DEI | Growth Mindset | Resilience

Moral Injury at Work, and the Storied Path to Resilience

By Dr. David Rock, Joy VerPlanck, D.E.T.

Whether it happens on or off the clock, moral injury could impact motivation and cognition at work. Leaders need to know the signs, and how to help.

June 2nd, 2022

Culture and Leadership | DEI | Growth Mindset

“All of the Sudden You’re on the Outside”: How a Job Switch Can Rock Your Identity

By Joy VerPlanck, D.E.T.

Any type of job transition is hard, but particularly one in which your identity is so tied up in what you do. That’s what Eric Hipple, a former NFL quarterback for the Detroit Lions, found as he navigated life after pro football.

May 31st, 2022

Culture and Leadership | DEI | Empathy | Growth Mindset

It’s a Hard Week. Here’s How to Adjust Your Focus.

By Alyssa Abkowitz

Science-backed ways to help you make sense of the world in times of crisis.

May 26th, 2022

Culture and Leadership | DEI | Empathy | Growth Mindset | Inclusion

Hitting a Nerve: How a College Freshman Reminded the World That Change Is Hard

By Jessica Lewis

Transitions are tough. In this Q&A, we speak with a recent college graduate about what she’s learned about transitions, and why her viral video on the topic struck a nerve.

May 19th, 2022

Culture and Leadership | DEI | Empathy | Growth Mindset | Hybrid | Hybrid Work

The Neuroscience of Napping

By Laura Cassiday, Ph.D.

Recent research shows napping, when done right, can increase alertness, and enhance our cognitive performance, memory and training. Here’s how to get the most out of a midday snooze.

May 17th, 2022

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