Personal Development & Human Behavior


Workplace Poker: Are You Playing the Game, or Just Getting Played?

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 29, 2016, at 9:00 AM in New Releases

Career advisor Dan Rust reaches readers to get out of their own way at work and master workplace politics.


An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 24, 2016, at 12:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Developmental psychologists Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey show us how to build development organizations that bring our workers out of hiding.


Under New Management: How Leading Organizations Are Upending Business as Usual

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 17, 2016, at 2:00 PM in Editor's Choice

David Burkus provides us with a great list of seemingly heretical ideas to make out businesses more efficient.


Be Bad First: Get Good at Things Fast to Stay Ready for the Future

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 10, 2016, at 12:15 PM in Editor's Choice

Erika Andersen teaches us how to become better learners to confront an age where information is expanding exponentially.


How to Have a Good Day: Harness the Power of Behavioral Science to Transform Your Working Life

By Ryan Schleicher, published February 17, 2016, at 9:00 AM in Staff Picks

Caroline Webb shows readers how to use recent discoveries in behavioral economics, psychology, and neuroscience to transform our every day.


The Good Death: An Exploration of Dying in America

By Michael, published February 16, 2016, at 11:00 AM in Staff Picks

In her new book, Ann Neumann looks squarely at the issues surrounding death and dying in America.


Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 11, 2016, at 1:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Adam Grant gives us a new way to talk about change, and the personal and organizational knowledge to bring it about.


This is Your Brain on Sports: The Science of Underdogs, the Value of Rivalry, and What We Can Learn from the T-Shirt Cannon

By Sally Haldorson, published February 11, 2016, at 10:00 AM in Staff Picks

Jon Wertheim and Sam Sommers have written a speedy compendium of sports stories and human behavioral tendencies that serves up social science insight with agility and good humor.


The Episodic Career: How to Thrive at Work in the Age of Disruption

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 3, 2016, at 12:30 PM in New Releases

Farai Chideya presents a practical guide to navigating today’s volatile, fast-changing job market.

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Adam Grant on Business and Books

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 3, 2016, at 9:15 AM in Interviews

We wrap up our Thinker in Residence with Adam Grant by asking him what unanswered question he has about business, and what books have inspired him in the work he does.


A Q&A with Adam Grant

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 2, 2016, at 9:00 AM in Interviews

Adam Grant's new book, Originals, drops today. He was kind enough to take some time during what's surely a busy launch to answer some questions for us.


The End of Average: How We Succeed in a World That Values Sameness

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 28, 2016, at 12:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Todd Rose offers up a book to help us put an end to average in our own thinking, in the businesses we operate, and the society we live in.