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  1. You Might Like Your Job Better If You Have More Sex, According to a New StudyStudy links having more sex to more engagement and satisfaction at work.
  2. It’s Not Just You, Everyone’s Been Less Productive Since the ElectionA survey found that 29 percent of people said their productivity had tanked since the election.
  3. social psychology
    3 Lessons Companies Can Learn From Google’s Diversity TravailsAs a new article shows, Google hasn’t made much progress on the diversity front. Other companies can learn from the search giant’s errors.
  4. Europeans Work 19 Percent Fewer Hours Than Americans DoThe average American works one more hour every weekday than the average European.
  5. bad bosses
    If You’re a Good Employee and Your Boss Still Bullies You, This Could Be WhyBosses who bully high-performing employees may be motivated by different factors than ones who bully low-performing ones.
  6. leadership
    How Do You Manage an Out-of-Control, Self-Destructive Boss Like Donald Trump?If Trump is your boss, you’ve got a few options — but none of them is great.
  7. Don’t Let ‘Completion Bias’ Derail You at WorkWe derive great satisfaction from checking items off our to-do list — but there’s also a downside.
  8. gender
    Explaining the Implicit Quota on Women ExecutivesA quiet sense of “that’s enough” seems to take hold within a company once a woman gets to the top.
  9. workplace
    Do Companies Really Need ‘Chief Behavioral Officers’?There could be benefits to spreading the wisdom around instead of trusting it to one specific executive.
  10. unconventional wisdom
    What If Office-Holiday-Party Hookups Are Actually Great?Forget the conventional wisdom. Here’s a couple whose sloppy office hookup ended in marriage.
  11. workplace
    The Case for Talking Things Out With Your Mean BossThe importance of being on the same page, even when that page is negative.
  12. gender
    America Still Isn’t Totally Cool With Lady-BossesThough we are certainly making progress.
  13. Networking Is Literally DisgustingBut if you don’t do it, your work performance may suffer, says a new paper.
  14. workplace
    Anxious Job Applicants May Benefit From Tougher InterviewersPretty counterintuitive.
  15. Asking for Advice Makes You Seem More Competent, Not LessGet over your misplaced fear of seeking help. 
  16. Nurses Who Care the Most Burn Out FastestA drive to help others can backfire.
  17. diversity
    Companies With Diverse Boards Take Fewer Reckless RisksIn diverse groups, it’s harder to come to quick decisions —  and that can be a good thing.
  18. Work Smarter: Speak Vaguely to Seem More Powerful New research helps explain some of the magic of corporate-speak.
  19. You Have No Idea What Your Co-workers Really Think of YouDo your colleagues see you as too pushy, or a total pushover? 
  20. It Pays to Be Overconfident, Even When You Have No Idea What You’re DoingThere’s very little downside to acting like you run the place.