• 12.27.13

The Most-Read Leadership Stories Of 2013

How your brain works, how social media works, how success works, and how can you get any work done in an open office? The top leadership stories of 2013 reveal your curiosity for understanding yourself and your world.

While 2012 seemed to be the year of figuring out how you could squeeze the most into each day, the most popular stories of 2013 reveal that you are ready to dive deeper into the mysteries of your subconscious, and the strange ways that habit, personality, and creativity work together to make successful people so amazing.


Of course you still that want advice on how to do it all better, and sometimes you just need to vent about the petty indignities of office life.

Click through the slideshow above for a deeper dive into 2013’s greatest leadership hits, then let us know in the comments what topics you’re itching to explore in 2014.

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About the author

Kathleen Davis is a Senior Editor at, managing the leadership and work-life section. Previously, she has worked as an editor at, and Popular Photography magazine.