Feeling High but Playing Low

Research published in PSPB with Kimberly Rios and Deborah Gruenfeld shows that leaders with a high need to belong respond to positions of power with submissiveness and attempts to reduce social distance. This may reduce leadership effectiveness.

Why We Network

Research in PSPB with Medha Raj and Oliver Fisher shows that identity is one of the strongest predictors of an individual’s willingness to build a stronger professional network. This suggests that finding interesting and meaningful relationship-building activities may be more motivational than appeals to self-interest and professional gain.

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