Judith Sills, Ph.d.

Straight Up Analysis, Straight Up Advice, Straight Up Psychology

 

The Workplace

Catfight in the Boardroom
Psychology Today - Jan/Feb 2007
Summary: A gentleman complained recently that, though his private club had committed itself to increasing female membership, the admissions committee had thus far been unsuccessful. read more...

What Not to Say at the Office
New York Times - August 19, 2006
Summary: NOBODY likes receiving negative feedback from the boss. But you can use it to your advantage, Psychology Today argues. read more...

How to Be a Rising Star
Psychology Today - Mar/Apr 2006
Summary: Getting ahead requires crossing boundaries. Just beware of the electric fence. read more...

When You're Smarter Than Your Boss
Psychology Today - May/Jun 2006
Summary: The really wise worker knows how to make the boss look good and lend a hand strategically. read more...

Criticism: Taking the Hit
Psychology Today - Jul/Aug 2006
Summary: Getting negative feedback never feels good, but you can learn to use it to your own advantage. Besides, it's usually a sign that you're moving up. read more...

WHAT'S OFFLINE; Brains (and the Lack Thereof)
New York Times - June 3, 2006
SUPPOSE you are actually smarter than the person who signs off on your paycheck? What do you do? ''If you are, in fact, brainier than the person you work for -- and let's face it, this does happen -- you have two problems,'' Judith Sills writes in Psychology Today....read more...   (subscription required)