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Is giving the key to our success?

Although giving is routinely lauded as a key value within our communities, its reputation in the corporate world is more suspect. Many of us wonder whether giving to others is a detriment to our success. Last year, an international best-seller Give and Take by Wharton business school professor Adam Grant explored this question. Recently, I interviewed Adam about the many ideas […]

How Money Can Buy You Happiness – Spend It On Other People

Money and happiness have been intertwined in a seemingly endless battle of whether they can co-exist. Not surprisingly, considerable research has focused on whether making and spending money can positively impact our emotional well-being. Not surprisingly, social scientists have expanded their scope of interest and have started to explore whether how we spend our money […]

Why We Benefit From Eating A Little Humble Pie

Everyone loves to talk about their strengths. From commercials to political speeches, from celebrities to job interviewees, people are much more comfortable talking about where they excel, rather than identifying any potential weaknesses. The prevailing logic is that hiding one’s shortcomings is the best way to put your “best face forward.” Although this may seem […]