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The Best Possible Team Intervention: Don’t Show Up
July 1, 2013 – 11:39 pm | 8 Comments

I learned an important lesson last week: When we relinquish control, we give others the opportunity to flourish. So, the next time you’re charged with designing a highly effective team-building session, imagine what would happen if you just didn’t show up.

Get in the No Garbage Trucks! Zone – An Interview with Author David J. Pollay
November 14, 2010 – 8:37 am | 24 Comments
Get in the No Garbage Trucks! Zone – An Interview with Author David J. Pollay

“Happiness is not out of reach, and civility is not dead,” says David J. Pollay, speaker, seminar leader, blogger, syndicated columnist, and MAPP graduate in his new book, The Law of the Garbage Truck. …

Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology and Work (Book Review)
February 15, 2010 – 5:06 pm | 2 Comments
Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology and Work (Book Review)

Researchers and practitioners seeking to bring positive psychology to the workplace have a new resource: the Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology and Work* edited by P. Alex Linley, Susan Harrington, and Nicola Garcea. All …

Get-it-out-the-Door Nominated as 25th Strength
July 14, 2009 – 11:40 am | 21 Comments
Get-it-out-the-Door Nominated as 25th Strength

I nominate Get-it-out-the-Door as the 25th Strength. People who possess this strength get stuff done. They can be thought of as the great implementers of ideas.
While it could be said that this strength …

Strengths-Based Leadership: An Interview with Author Tom Rath – Part 2
March 14, 2009 – 10:00 am | 6 Comments
Strengths-Based Leadership: An Interview with Author Tom Rath – Part 2

Following is Part Two of an interview I conducted last month with Tom Rath on Strengths-based Leadership. Talking about people he studied, Tom said, “They’re people that I have admired for a long time and they were just night and day different in the way they interacted with people and built their organizations.”

Strengths-Based Leadership: An Interview with Author Tom Rath – Part 1
February 14, 2009 – 10:00 am | 5 Comments
Strengths-Based Leadership: An Interview with Author Tom Rath – Part 1

Love in a Business Book? For the last two years I have written about love on February 14th – Valentine’s Day. This year, I am taking a different approach and doing a combination book review and author interview.

Sort Your Life into Place! The Strengths Card Sort
June 14, 2008 – 12:15 am | 5 Comments
Sort Your Life into Place! The Strengths Card Sort

Perhaps you are a coach working with corporate or individual clients, perhaps you are a manager working with a team of employees, or perhaps you are a parent of a teenager. In every role, you will likely find the Strengths Cart Sort a practical tool to help others understand, own, and apply their strengths.

What’s Your North Pole Goal?
April 14, 2008 – 6:00 am | 5 Comments
What’s Your North Pole Goal?

Earlier this month I attended a women’s leadership conference sponsored by The George Washington University (GWU) in DC. I didn’t go to the conference with the intention of writing a Positive Psychology News Daily …

Using the “L” Word in Business
February 14, 2008 – 6:00 am | 10 Comments
Using the “L” Word in Business

Today is Valentine’s Day so to me there is but one topic to write about…

LOVE

Two executives had Love among their top five strengths. Only one could readily see how he applies this strength in his work environment.

An Interview with Toyota University’s Mike Morrison
November 14, 2007 – 12:15 am | 5 Comments
An Interview with Toyota University’s Mike Morrison

I had the pleasure of hearing Mike Morrison, VP and Dean of University of Toyota, speak at last month’s Global Well-Being Forum (formerly the International Positive Psychology Summit) at Gallup’s headquarters in Washington, DC. …

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