Deeper Relationships Drive Better Results Collaborative work is the new normal. The amount of time we spend teaming has increased 50% and takes up approximately 80% of our time on the job according to a recent Microsoft study. So, it’s important that we get it right. Read the whole article here.
James Coan appears in a Business.com article about improving company culture.
Jim Coan on the Today Show, explaining to Joan Lunden how relationships help regulate our emotions and health.
**This is the third and final post in a three-part blog: Part One, Part Two In this three part blog, we have been reviewing benefits to leaders, teams, and negotiators of learning to code emotional behavior using a standardized coding system. We’ve discussed reliability (benefit 1), meaning that communication about observed emotional behaviors becomes consistent, [...]
**This is the second post in a three-part blog: Part One, Part Three In this three part blog, we address how behavior coding, a method used extensively in psychological science research, can be useful to leaders, teams, and negotiators. In our first post, we discussed reliability—the first benefit that leaders, teams, and negotiators who learn [...]
**This is the first post in a three-part blog: Part Two, Part Three Consider a workplace scenario. You have a coworker, Robert, who raises his voice and bangs his hand on the table every time he is upset about something during a team meeting. His behavior consistently causes you to startle and feel uncomfortable. How [...]
Jim Coan's study is rated #2 in Forbes 'most important brain science studies' for 2013
Reliable generalizations about human behavior are hard to come by, and much sought after. We want to understand ourselves as much as anyone else, and the notion of broad, easy-to-understand categories of personality promise to simplify things. Categories – personality types – suggest that understanding our motives, biases, and behaviors, can be less messy and [...]
Jim Coan's ground breaking research featured by Forbes Magazine
An in-depth feature on Jim Coan's landmark hand-holding study, in Psychology Today