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Marsha Linehan and The Role of The Therapist in DBT

Marsha Linehan, founder of dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), was speaking today at The NAMI (National Alliance for the Mental Ill) national conference in San Francisco. How did I know this? 532 more words

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Promotion? Tempting but no thanks!

Good news! Management is keeping an eye on you for a promotion. That calls for a celebration, right? But for some people, it doesn’t feel worth celebrating at all. 575 more words

Knot Knot Good: A Review of a Flossy Chew

Like most good stories start: I was at the pet store with my mother. We were only supposed to be picking up a bag of dog food for the month, but the course of certain plans never does run smoothly. 1,133 more words


Important Notice for All Thesis Writers: Your New Supervisors are Here!

Attention everyone currently writing their diploma, master’s or PhD thesis! As you may know, the department is currently short-staffed for supervisors; to battle this, eight additional senior post-docs have been commissioned and agreed to supervise theses. 43 more words

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Not for me...

In my long and storied career, I’ve learned one singularly important lesson about leadership and management:

I don’t want to be a supervisor.

Sure, most of these “leadership” lists include many, many wonderful ideas, but mine is simplicity itself. 368 more words


Study Suggests That Google Has Its Thumb on Scale in Search - The New York Times

Lots of clicks can be sign of irritation, they said, rather than satisfaction, like if users keep navigating from Google to Yelp and back again. 286 more words


Building Better Working Relationships

Last time we suggested taking a look at which of your working relationships could use some attention. If you’ve been truly honest in your self-examination, you probably have discovered one or more key relationships could stand some improvement. 374 more words