When employers hear rather than read about a candidate’s job credentials, they perceive the applicant as more employable
"Functional intimacy" can lead people to act awkwardly toward providers of certain services.
Next time you go to the doctor, try to picture running into her shopping at the grocery store, or laughing along with the crowd at a movie theater. It may be harder than you think, particularly if you’re counting on that doctor for important care.
If you’ve ever contributed more than your share to a group project, you may be surprised to learn that your teammates all did too—or think they did.