avoiding a bad boss starts in the interview. Ask the hiring manager about their management style, and what types of people work best with them. The answers you get now can save you a ton of stress later.
Few things can put a damper on your productivity like a lousy mood. If you ever find yourself feeling down with a full day's work ahead of you, Gretchen Rubin of The Happiness Project passes on a tip for getting that anxiety out of the way.
Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” -- standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident -- can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.
Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity.