Joanna Thompson recently published A to Z: Your Navigator to Success, a clear, readable guide to actions leading to greater well-being and career success. For each letter of the alphabet, there is a topic that she has seen work either in her successful career working in financial markets or in her work with people in talent development and coaching. As she told me in our interview, “My book is essentially a distillation of tips I wish I had known earlier. In this sense it offers some short cuts to the top.”
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Including psychological well-being in a company’s health promotion effort can take you from basic wellness to greater overall well-being. It helps us do more, and do it better.
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It’s time to break the silence about suffering at work. Suffering happens everywhere. From page 11 in this book, “Without compassion, workplaces can become powerful amplifiers of human suffering.” Read on to explore the alternative, where organizations and the people in them awaken compassion at work.
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Now in its 8th year, I’m happy to share my observations of the best movies using the science of positive psychology as a lens. In other words, if researchers/practitioners in positive psychology were the ones to give out Oscars for the best films, this is what they might say.
If you are eager to make sense of life’s inevitable adversities, read this book. Akhtar reminds us that our future can be bright perhaps not in spite of the adversity we face, but because of it.