Put 2 Narcissists Together to Boost Group Creativity

It may seem counterintuitive to build teams that include multiple people with narcissistic personality traits; these folks tend to want to be the center of attention and in charge. However, if you want to spur creative thinking and problem-solving in the workplace, this is exactly what you should do.

The Power of Introverts and the Benefits and Pitfalls of Group Work

You've likely heard these adages before: "Many hands make light work." "Two heads are better than one." "The more, the merrier." There is truth in all of these sayings, but there are other, paradoxical truths as well. Extroverts may look forward to group meetings and talking about their progress on the group's project. However, all of this togetherness may be holding the introverts in the workplace back. The most productive office allows people the flexibility and autonomy individuals need to get their work done, and done well.

How Availability Bias Is Ruining Your Work Relationships

If we asked you to estimate how much work you put in on your last team project, then asked your coworkers the same question, and added up the percentages, we'd wind up with more than 100 percent. Why? Because the brain can only use the information that's most available to it, and your contribution is right at the top.