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07/02/2019 - GRANTED: Your stress probably isn't burnout and your professional decline probably isn't imminent​

06/09/2019 - GRANTED: The hidden costs of passion and the unexpected benefits of kindness​

05/04/2019 - GRANTED: Becoming less of a forgetter and more of a forgiver

04/07/2019 - GRANTED: Overcoming procrastination and raising responsible adults

03/03/2019 - GRANTED: The value of going outdoors, outside your expertise, and to the outsiders inside your team

02/02/2019 - GRANTED: What psychological safety is not and why we choose the wrong careers

01/06/2019 - GRANTED: Your favorite reads of last year and the new leadership books to start this one

12/22/2018 - GRANTED: Giving up on perfect grades and speaking truth to power

11/29/2018 - GRANTED: When to trust your gut and how to get people to embrace change​

10/21/2018 - GRANTED: What leaders get wrong about management and how to embrace curiosity and humility

09/08/2018 - GRANTED: Making long-term decisions and long-term friendships

08/18/2018 - GRANTED: The 4-day work week and what different generations really want out of work

07/15/2018 - GRANTED: The two kinds of respect employees want and why you should bet on older entrepreneurs

06/16/2018 - GRANTED: Finding joy and making conference panels less horrible

05/30/2018 - GRANTED: Wondering why middle managers get such a bad rap and how to change it

05/17/2018 - GRANTED: Picking the right career and tricking people to be on time

04/28/2018 - GRANTED: How to stop listening to the loudest person in the room and harness laughter for creativity

03/31/2018 - GRANTED: The costs of convenience and the benefits of humility

02/12/2018 - GRANTED: Why people really quit their jobs and a sneak preview of my new podcast

01/20/2018 - GRANTED: Cultivating creativity, productivity, and curiosity in 2018 (and beyond)

12/12/2017 - GRANTED: A better way to end workplace harassment and how to handle not-so-happy holidays

11/13/2017 - GRANTED: Let's agree to disagree more often

10/15/2017 - GRANTED: Going backwards toward success and my new favorite word

09/09/2017 - GRANTED: What to add to your goals and the best new fall books to read

08/05/2017 - GRANTED: The value of forgetting and the future of work

07/02/2017 - GRANTED: The wrong way to pursue popularity and the right way to innovate

06/04/2017 - GRANTED: How we really learn and why we should all be more like Goldilocks

05/06/2017 - GRANTED: Bouncing back from failure and the problem with hiring ninjas

04/08/2017 - GRANTED: New book, getting better at learning and reflecting, and the forgotten value of followers

03/07/2017 - GRANTED: A new type of bias and how not to burn out while helping out

02/03/2017 - GRANTED: On Being Rude, Busy, and Selfish

01/03/2017 - GRANTED: Why opinions, networking, and living in the moment are overrated

12/04/2016 - GRANTED: Why Willpower Doesn’t Get Drained and Instagram is a Hufflepuff

11/06/2016 - GRANTED: Embracing our harshest critics—and a new feature

10/02/2016 - GRANTED: Why I don’t vote and you should confess your mistakes to your coworkers

09/05/2016 - GRANTED: Making small talk less painful, plus my favorite books to read this fall

08/06/2016 - GRANTED: What we get wrong about gratitude and why good storytellers are happier

07/02/2016 - GRANTED: A list of things you’ll never do and the loneliness of creative work

06/05/2016 - GRANTED: Revamping the election, bouncing back from failure, and why you shouldn't be yourself

05/01/2016 - GRANTED: Cat videos, honest men, and what your inbox says about you

04/01/2016 - GRANTED: TED, The Real Meaning of Happiness, and Why Women Leave

03/19/2016 - GRANTED: Procrastination, resilience, and what to fear instead of failure

02/01/2016 - GRANTED: Opening other people's minds—and our own

01/17/2016 - GRANTED: Tips for Predicting the Future, Avoiding Conflict, and Sounding Smart

12/20/2015 - GRANTED: Book Tour Details and Something Better than Gratitude

11/15/2015 - GRANTED: Why chasing happiness chases it away, who holds women back, and a dash of self-deprecation