Some Trump defenders have said that the president thrives on chaos, but there is no empirical data or research that supports the notion that chaos is a productive management tool. Photograph: Al Drago/The New York Times

For someone who promoted his management skills and campaigned as an “organisational genius”, it has been a rocky White House debut for Donald Trump, t(...)

Stepping up: we can fail to appreciate how much hard work is required after we’ve made taken on a new job to ensure that it’s a successful one

Careers involve numerous transitions when we “step up” into a new role, typically one with greater rewards, bigger responsibilities and higher stakes.(...)