By Michelle McQuaid March 2, 2016 – 2:31 pm | One Comment
Developing our strengths at work, learning how to do more of those things we’re good at and actually enjoy doing, has become a multi-million dollar global industry, but where is it making the most difference?
By Ryan Niemiec February 22, 2016 – 7:25 am | No Comment
Get ready for the Academy Awards. The Positive Psychology Movie Awards are coming out before the Oscars this year. A PPND tradition since 2009, these awards go to films that offer some of the best portrayals of key themes in positive psychology. Here are the winners.
By Amanda Horne February 8, 2016 – 7:30 am | 5 Comments
What resources are available to design an organizational well-being strategy? To become informed you could read every article here on PPND and find the threads that to weave into your strategy. Or you could refer to the strategies that others have implemented. To get the ball rolling, here are some Australian examples of reusable strategies.
By Michelle McQuaid February 4, 2016 – 8:09 am | One Comment
I discovered that developing my strengths didn’t need to take more than 11 minutes each day.
If you’d some help developing your strengths habit, then join us for the next free global Strengths Challenge running from February 8 until February 12 2016. You’ll be guided step-by-step through creating your own 11-minute habit and be given free resources and access to online coaches to help you really put your strengths to work.
By Daphne Scott January 27, 2016 – 1:41 pm | 5 Comments
The latest buzz in leadership is all about empathy, with many calling for more of it in our leadership style. The theory goes that if leaders were more empathetic, we wouldn’t have situations like the no-holds-barred culture that Kantor and Streitfeld described at Amazon. But is a lack of empathy really the problem?
By Homaira Kabir January 21, 2016 – 1:40 pm | 5 Comments
The experience taught me a lesson about fear. It’s not just the dark and wicked emotion that we all wish would be gone because it seems excessive compared to its survival value in the relative safety of the 21st century. Like all emotions, it has an upside, for it possesses a certain goal orientation that urges us to act. When we move beyond our own selfish worlds, fear can give rise to moral emotions such as pro-social anger.
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