Ever worry that your kid is a jerk? Or wish they’d send a thank-you note without your forcing them to do it? Empathy can be developed and encouraged in young people. Psychiatrist Daniel Siegel and social worker Tina Payne Bryson explain how.

Smart advice from TED speakers to help you rediscover your joy on the job

After being yelled at and terminated, writer Andrew Millar has finally learned how to make his mouthiness work for him. He shares some advice for his fellow dissenters and the coworkers who put up with them.

Power doesn’t just come from having money or lifting weights — you can gain strengths and abilities you didn’t know you had from fantasy role-playing games, says writer Ethan Gilsdorf.

When given criticism, many of us get defensive or distracted. Here’s how to face feedback like a pro, says negotiation expert Sheila Heen.

Some heartfelt advice from writer Bill Bernat, who’s been there

Yes, we all do these things, but they can suck the life from your conversations, says sound consultant Julian Treasure. Read this and strengthen your gift of gab.