Andy Molinsky

Andy Molinsky

Andy Molinsky is a professor at Brandeis University’s International Business School, with a joint appointment in the Department of Psychology. He received his Ph.D. in organizational behavior and M.A. in psychology from Harvard University. He also holds a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University and a B.A. in international affairs from Brown University.

Molinsky’s work helps people develop the insights and courage necessary to act outside their personal and cultural comfort zones when doing important, but challenging, tasks in work and life. His research and writing has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Inc. Magazine, Psychology Today, the Financial Times, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, NPR and Voice of America.

He was recognized as a Top Voice for LinkedIn for his work in education. His first book, “Global Dexterity” (Harvard Business Review Press, 2013), received the Axiom Award (silver medal) for Best Business Book in International Business & Globalization and has been used widely in organizations around the world, including at Boeing, AIG, the U.S. Air Force Academy and the Clinton Foundation. His new book, “Reach,” was published with Penguin Random House in January 2017.

He teaches, consults and lectures widely to university and corporate audiences.

Recent Articles by Andy Molinsky

How to Live Better by Learning to Say No

For many of us, it’s very difficult to say no. We’re asked to take on extra assignments at work and help colleagues and clients with projects that might be outside our official job description. We’re asked favors by our friends, by our families and sometimes even by our LinkedIn connections. And though it’s nice to […]

5 Key Tips to Beat Procrastination

Hi, everyone! Have you ever sat down to work on a business pitch… or your resume… or an important speech you’ve been ask to give… and then realized it would be much less stressful to check the sports scores… or play solitaire… or check Facebook?  If so, join the crowd. Surveys find that 80% of […]

How to Do SWOT Analysis on Yourself

One of the most basic lessons you learn in first year business school is the SWOT analysis – strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. And it’s a great framework to apply to your business to understand what you do well, what you can improve on and where the greatest threats to your company lie. But how […]

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