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Likability

I Like Hillary Clinton. Get Used To It.

Rebecca Kraus | Posted 09.29.2016 | Politics
Rebecca Kraus

The thing is, I'm not alone. Her supporters might not be the loudest voices online, but we are paying attention and we care deeply about this election. We are far more passionate than the media would have you believe. We want this qualified woman to win and to win HUGE.

If Angela Merkel Doesn't Have to Be Likable, Why Does Hillary Clinton?

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 12.21.2015 | Politics
Joanne Bamberger

When people describe German Chancellor Angela Merkel, plenty of phrases come to mind that have nothing to do with her personality. She's been a play...

Bottling Up Your Feelings Might Make You Less Likable

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living

Afraid of showing your true feelings? You may be doing yourself a disservice, according to a new study published in the Journal of Personality and ...

7 Skills Of Extraordinarily Likable People

Jeff Haden | Posted 05.04.2016 | Business
Jeff Haden

Some people are naturally confident and self-assured. Unfortunately, I'm not one of them -- and possibly neither are you. We want people to genuinely like us... but we want them to like the real us. Here are seven ways to be who you are -- and to be extraordinarily likable.

10 Things More Important Than Being Liked

Gina DeLapa | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Gina DeLapa

Have you noticed lately how our culture all but worships likability? Often at the expense of higher values. If we're not careful, we can spend so much time making ourselves likable, we forget to ask if we like who we're becoming.

Your Two Jobs As A Manager

Elizabeth Spiers | Posted 12.24.2014 | Business
Elizabeth Spiers

Over the years I've ended up hiring and training a lot of people in their first jobs as a manager, and I always tell them they have two responsibilities.

How To Be More Likable In 10 Easy Steps

| John Brandon | Posted 06.13.2014 | Small Business

Have you noticed there are people who always seem to be more likable? In a recent episode of the new ABC drama Mind Games, one of the characters me...

As A CEO, Does Being Liked Really Matter?

Mike Harden | Posted 07.12.2014 | Business
Mike Harden

Should CEOs be nice? Should their people like them -- not just respect them, trust their skill, or follow their leadership -- but actually like them?

What Do Likable, Pleasant People Do Differently?

Quora | Posted 06.16.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

Imagine there was an entire country comprised only of clones of you. Try to envision -- in as much detail as possible -- what it would be like. Now imagine you had to create a Wikipedia page about this country. What would be its biggest strengths? What would be its greatest weaknesses?

The Beer President

Kurt A. Gardinier | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Kurt A. Gardinier

Who would you rather have a beer with -- Barack Obama or Mitt Romney? Don't answer that.

Obama vs. Romney: The Popularity Contest

Bob Burnett | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Bob Burnett

If he is going to prevail on November 6th, Romney has to accomplish two tasks. He has to tell voters what he would do differently than Obama to create meaningful jobs. And, he has to make voters like him.

The Science Of Likeability And First Impressions

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Barry Kaufman

Recent approaches are allowing us to dig deeper into person perception and pinpoint the factors that influence popularity at first sight.