Social psychologist, speaker, author of The Best Place to Work (, contributor to Harvard Business Review, CNN, Fast Company, and Forbes.

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Ron Friedman, Ph.D., is an award-winning social psychologist who specializes in human motivation.

His new book, The Best Place to Work: The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace, has been described as “stunning,” “eye-opening,” and “a contemporary classic,” and praised by New Yo...

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A recent study found that students were able to focus nearly twice as long when class was held outside. No wonder walking meetings are often so much more productive (and creative).
Planning to ask for a raise? Here are 5 common mistakes you’ll want to avoid, to give yourself the best odds of success.  by @a_purbasari
Trying to break your phone addiction? Here’s a surprisingly simple strategy rooted in some fascinating science.  by @NellieBowles
An interesting perspective, and one that's equally relevant for the workplace. Is knowing how to disagree the secret to being loved?  by @DaphnedeMarneff
How to create a workplace employees won’t want to leave: “Enable them to do work they enjoy, help them play to their strengths, and carve a path for career development that accommodates personal priorities.”  by @AdamMGrant @brynnharrington
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