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How to Encourage Employee Engagement
By Andrea Frank  
November 17, 2016 – 11:55 am | No Comment

I am interested in the intersection of home, school, work, and play. How aligned are we across these domains of life, and how does that impact our engagement in them?

Respect at Work: Invitation to a Webinar this Thursday
By Editor K.H.B.  
September 19, 2016 – 7:37 pm | No Comment

We are experimenting with ways to get the word out about interesting webinars that are open to the public. There isn’t much warning for this webinar, so act fast if interested.

Hope and Optimism in Peruvian Executives
By Jorge Luis Aurich Cornejo  
August 23, 2016 – 1:15 pm | 2 Comments

The day begins. It’s time to make decisions. Recruiting staff, opening a factory, launching a new product, reaching a sales goal, dealing with the new chief, or integrating another team are among many topics that require focused attention and efficiency from executives to meet the economic results expected by the board and owners.

How do hope and optimism vary among executives facing these challenges?

Saving the Best for Last?
By Robert Rosales  
August 19, 2016 – 10:21 am | 8 Comments

I confess I have not always been a fan of saving the best for last. I certainly would have failed the famous marshmallow test. With time, I have come to recognize and value this conventional wisdom in practice. In sports, in business, or in our relationships, the winners are declared only at the end.

Never Split the Difference! (Watermark Event with Chris Voss)
By Editor S.M.  
July 21, 2016 – 4:30 pm | One Comment

What should you write in an email if you want a response within minutes?

Why is it a good strategy to get your negotiation counterpart to say “No”?

Individual Differences at Work: Part 2, Type A and Type B
By Sarah Tottle  
April 5, 2016 – 12:10 pm | 3 Comments

Ever since Friedman and Roseman’s 1959 study identifying the Type A personality and its link to coronary heart disease, research into the influence of personality factors on health has caught public attention.
Type A …

Individual Differences at Work: Part 1, Handling Stress
By Sarah Tottle  
March 23, 2016 – 2:59 pm | One Comment

Stress is subjectively experienced. Individual differences influence how each employee interacts within their workplace and perceive and manage stress. Each individual sees stress through a different lens.

Card Game Stimulates Workplace Discussions (Review, Sponsored Link, and Discount)
By Kathryn Britton  
March 16, 2016 – 11:29 am | 3 Comments

Today is the day that one of our authors, Scott Crabtree, announces the release of his new card game, Choose Happiness@Work, aimed to stimulate group exploration about ways to become happier at work.

A New Movie and a Last Call (includes Sponsored Link)
By Editor K.H.B.  
March 11, 2016 – 2:19 pm | No Comment

This is the last call for Michelle McQuaid’s outstanding course, Show Up, Shine, and Succeed since registration ends on Sunday, March 13. It’s also the announcement of a new movie for exploring what positive psychology is and what it brings to the world.

Strategies for Building a Career Based on Positive Psychology (Includes Sponsored Link)
By Emiliya Zhivotovskaya  
March 10, 2016 – 11:20 am | One Comment

The 5i Change (∆) Agent Model characterizes recurring themes in the ways that people use positive psychology in their livelihoods. While they may be teachers or coaches or therapists or doctors or dancers, what they actually do with positive psychology can be described by 5 verbs. Knowing which of these verbs characterize your own approach helps you take steps to augment your impact on the world.

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