Columbia Bizcast: Prof. Michael Slepian Reveals the Truth about Secrecy

Listen in to some revelations about secrets with Michael Slepian, the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Associate Professor of Leadership and Ethics.

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Professor Slepian researches the effect of secret-keeping on our personal and professional lives. According to his findings, being the lone bearer of a secret not only heightens emotions such as inauthenticity and loneliness, but can also feel physically burdensome.

Fortunately, Slepian’s research hints at a solution: talking to others about your secret.

How has keeping a secret affected you? Tell us!

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