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A new book by Elaine C. Kamarck of the Brookings Institution looks at how major failures by U.S. presidents come about -- and how some may be preventable.
Emotional agility is important to well-being and relationships, including those at work. But how can you achieve it? A top psychologist offers strategies.
There was another woman behind the throne in FDR’s White House besides Eleanor – his personal secretary Missy LeHand, writes biographer Kathryn Smith.
Penn psychology professor Angela Duckworth’s book on grit, passion and perseverance compels a rethink on how we identify and nurture skills.
James Buchanan is the worst U.S. president because his actions led to the Civil War, says author and journalist Robert Strauss.
Tracy Kidder’s new book is a portrait of a precocious programmer and entrepreneur, and of his team of life-long collaborators.
Focusing on strategy alone -- or leadership alone -- misses the big opportunities. Two Wharton professors offer six steps to integrate the two.
Channeling anger constructively can yield the passion to help you overcome obstacles, says former Human Rights Campaign head Joe Solmonese in his new book.
You may think politics has reached “peak spin” recently. But spin has adapted right through to the Twitter age after its birth a century ago.
Skill and hard work aren’t enough to propel your career ahead. Pay attention to office politics, too, argues a new book.