And if your boss is on the fence, here’s a compelling case study — from economics professor Nicholas Bloom — to show her.

Whisper it, but obsessive navel-gazing can be satisfying. Problem is, it can also be damaging. Organizational psychologist Tasha Eurich suggests ways to escape the loop of rumination and learn how to move forward for real.

Not all of us are born with one main interest — and we should see that as our biggest strength, not our weakness, says Emilie Wapnick, a writer, coach, artist (and then some).

Business consultant Jim Crupi helps companies figure out how to change and innovate. What he often finds when he meets clients is a tried-and-true pattern of doing things the same way. He shares an easy game to shake things up.

Financial journalist and economist Tim Harford writes about a fascinating experiment to identify the most productive and inspiring office setup.

You don’t “find your calling,” you fight for it — and other lessons from people who found their passion (sometimes late in life).

In her blockbuster TED Talk, Susan Cain has a call to action: Take introverts seriously, and understand what they can do in the right environment. Ben Lillie called her up for an extended conversation about the terrors of public speaking, how her issue is one of civil rights, and the neuroscience behind personalities.