Tyler Hicks

Tyler Hicks
Tyler Hicks is a writer based in Dallas. His work has been published in Texas Monthly, the Houston Chronicle, D Magazine and The Dallas Morning News, among other publications. When he's not writing, he enjoys reading mystery novels and watching old movies with his wife.

Virgin Pulse CEO David Osborne Is Committed to Employee Wellness

By Tyler Hicks | October 7, 2020

The CEO works overtime to keep his employees—and everyone else’s—happy and healthy.

Happiness Is… a New Career Path

By Tyler Hicks | September 27, 2020

Happiness is a burgeoning new career path.

6 Simple Ways to Find Motivation in Everyday Life

6 Simple Ways to Find Motivation in Your Everyday Life

By Tyler Hicks | August 31, 2020

Motivation is all around you. It’s on your bookshelf, in your past triumphs and in your relationships.

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6 Things to Do If You Feel Overwhelmed With Work

By Tyler Hicks | June 15, 2020

Here is what to do when you bite off more than you can chew.

What I’ve Learned From My New Officemate (aka My Wife) in Quarantine

By Tyler Hicks | April 29, 2020

Mid-pandemic, in an attempt to make the most of our co-working situation, my wife and I decided to write notes each day—sharing things we admire about each other’s 9-to-5 grind. This is what she’s taught me about work ethic, productivity and more.

Maybe It’s Not ADHD: Why Smart Professionals Struggle at Work

Maybe It’s Not ADHD: Why Smart Professionals Struggle at Work

By Tyler Hicks | September 10, 2014

Tell me if this sounds familiar. Do you fidget through meetings or lose track of appointments? Feel like you’re not working to your full potential because you feel scattered in different directions? If you answered yes, don’t worry, you’re not crazy—but perhaps you are crazed. Most business professionals suffer from a newly recognized neurological phenomenon…

Do All Entrepreneurs Have ADHD?

By Tyler Hicks | July 18, 2014

Some of the most successful entrepreneurs credit their Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder for their accomplishments. Virgin Airlines founder Richard Branson and JetBlue Airways founder David Neeleman both speak openly about their ADHD and how they wouldn’t be anywhere without the creativity, vision and ability to take risks that seem to stem from it. Working with…

The Entrepreneur’s Ferrari Brain… with Bicycle Brakes

By Tyler Hicks | April 9, 2012

In my 30 years of working with business owners around the world, both as a consultant and as a psychiatrist, I have developed a keen appreciation for how the magical mind of the entrepreneur operates. I have learned that what separates successful from frustrated small-business owners is their ability—or inability—to capitalize on their massive psychological…