Melody Wilding

Melody Wilding is a coach, licensed social worker, and Human Behavior professor who helps ambitious high-achievers master their mindset for success. She also gave a TEDx talk about how to overcome self-doubt. Get free tools to go from stuck to unstoppable at work on her website,


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The Best Time of Day to Make Decisions and Ask for a Raise

by Melody Wilding  |  November 28, 2017

Making decisions-especially the kind that lead to high-quality outcomes-can be wearing. And any number of factors can affect your ability to do so-including the time of day that you're making those decisions. While there's no shortage of tricks and tips to hack your way to more innovative thinking, timing is everything, says sleep doctor Dr. Michael Breus, author of The Power of When. He believes that working in sync with our body's natural clock is the key to unlocking success to produce... Read More >

What to Do When Someone Else Takes Credit for Your Work

by Melody Wilding  |  October 27, 2017

You're sitting in a meeting and a co-worker takes credit for your idea. Or maybe you stay late to finish a project, but your name is left off of the final presentation. Your boss grabs the limelight and accepts all the praise. Even if you work in a company that encourages collaboration, some people still go too far and inappropriately monopolize work as their own, never crediting others. It's infuriating when someone blatantly rips off your ideas. It feels wrong. Unfair. You want justice... Read More >

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