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Anthony Silard’s latest in Psychology Today | Does Using Your Phone Increase Your Happiness?

Psychology Today just published Anthony Silard’s article. Please check it out here.

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A Critical Danger to Our Way of Life: Insularity

I am not born for one corner; the whole world is my native land.  — Seneca  One of my former students once told me that he did not make a single phone call to his fellow MBAs during his entire two-year program. All communication was by Facebook, text message and Whatsapp.   With a constant queue of people […]

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Anthony Silard’s article in Psychology Today | A Critical Danger to Our Way of Life: Insularity

Psychology Today recently published Anthony Silard’s article. Read it here.

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In One Corner: You. In the Other: the 24-7 Slot Machine in Your Hands

Yes, it’s true: on average, we touch our phones over 2,500 times per day. Why?   “Because we enjoy it!” many people tell me at my conferences. It turns out nothing could be further from the truth. We are constantly on our phones because we feel compelled to be.   Once again, why?   Dopamine.  Dopamine Drives You Toward […]

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Anthony Silard’s latest in Psychology Today | Your Daily Battle: You versus the 24-7 Slot Machine in Your Hands

Anthony Silard’s article was published in Psychology Today. You can read it here.

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The Pandemic is a Wake-up Call: Never Have We So Needed Each Other’s Kindness

A good friend who is a professor at the Universitá del Piemonte 75 km west of Milan wrote to me two months ago about her experience with Italy’s nationwide lockdown:  My family, friends, colleagues and I are all well but things are indeed quite difficult here, especially from a psychological point of view. Now we all live in a red […]

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Anthony Silard’s latest in Psychology Today | Wake-up Call: Never Have We So Needed Each Other’s Kindness

Anthony Silard’s article was published in Psychology Today. You can read it here.

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Getting Through the Pandemic: Lessons from a British Navy Captain

Like many parents with children at home, my wife and I have experienced a high level of anxiety over these past few months. The question we have been trying to answer is, “What will we do with the kids?” Their schools are closed; they need our constant attention; we both work. Hmmm.  Trailing not too far behind that question was […]

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Anthony Silard’s article in Psychology Today | Leading During the Pandemic: Lessons from a Navy Captain

Anthony Silard’s article was published in Psychology Today. You can read it here.

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A Message to Parents: Don’t Squander Your Inheritance

The other day, I was listening to the 1974 Harry Chapin song “Cat’s in the Cradle” and was struck by the theme—a father doesn’t have time to spend with his son during his son’s most important developmental years. Later, once the father is retired, his son returns the favor and avoids him. (Read the song’s poignant lyrics.) The theme […]

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