Dr. Gleb Tsipursky


Want to make sure I keep writing? Support me on Patreon! Bio: Dr. Gleb Tsipursky is an author, speaker, consultant, coach, scholar, and social entrepreneur specializing in science-based strategies for effective decision-making, goal achievement, emotional and social intelligence, meaning and purpose, and altruism – for more information or to hire him, see his website, GlebTsipursky.com. He runs a nonprofit that helps people use science-based strategies to make effective decisions and reach their goals, so as to build an altruistic and flourishing world, Intentional Insights. He also serves as a tenure-track professor at Ohio State in the History of Behavioral Science and the Decision Sciences Collaborative. A best-selling author, he wrote Find Your Purpose Using Science among other books, and regular contributes to prominent venues, such as Time, The Conversation, Salon, The Huffington Post, and elsewhere. He appears regularly on network TV, such as affiliates of ABC and Fox, radio stations such as NPR and Sunny 95, and elsewhere. Consider signing up to the Intentional Insights newsletter; volunteering; donating; buying merchandise. Get in touch with him at gleb[at]intentionalinsights[dot]org.

Everything You Need To Consider Before Wearing A Safety Pin As An Ally

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky
Many Americans are pinning on a safety pin after this election. This simple object has quickly emerged as a sign that the wearer is willing to offer a safe space for groups marginalized by the rhetoric of Donald Trump and suffering from a sharp…

How To Channel Emotional Intelligence To Stop Your Fear Of Public Speaking

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky
What do you feel when you imagine standing up in front of an audience? Visualize the bright lights in your face, and see all those people looking at you and expecting you to deliver a top-notch performance. Do butterflies start fluttering about in…

12 Ways To Stop A Romantic Slipup From Ending Your Entire Relationship

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky
Have you ever made a silly mistake that ruined a great relationship? I can't be the only one, can I? Well, since then, I've read a lot more about the science behind how to have happy, long-lasting relationships, whether they're with romantic…

How To Determine Whether You're Following Your Own Dreams Or Someone Else's

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky
Mentally strong people don't let others determine their career paths. Instead, they take charge of their own lives and go wherever they want to go. I was lucky to realize I was at the stage where I was making my own career decisions, and I want to…

How To Figure Out If A Nonprofit Is Legit Before Making A Donation

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky
On March 10, the Wounded Warrior Project, a nonprofit that helps wounded veterans, announced that it fired two members of its top staff due to pressure from donors. So many Americans gave their trust and donated their money — to the tune of over…

Why Emotionally Intelligent People Will Always Get What They Want

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky
Mentally strong people show their emotional intelligence by managing their emotions. Mentally strong people know that the only things they can control in life are their thoughts, feelings and behaviors. If we can manage those, we can achieve our…

Why Polyamorous Relationships Could Be The Key To Long-Term Commitment

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky
How do you live happily ever after when there's a love triangle? Let's look at this fictional scenario: Mary, an electrician, and Bob, an administrative assistant, are happily married, and they have been for five years. They met in their high school…

The Science Behind How Donald Trump Became A Master Manipulator

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky
Donald Trump will be the Republican presidential nominee. Well, only if all the media attention paid to his candidacy has anything to do with primary results. A recent analysis found that he has received over 50 percent of media coverage of campaign…

7 Research-Backed Ways To Build And Maintain Your Willpower

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky
Tempted by that second doughnut? Struggling to resist checking your phone? Shopping impulsively on Amazon? What you need is more willpower. Recent research shows that strengthening willpower is the real secret to the kind of self-control that can…