“You must retain faith that you can prevail to greatness in the end, while retaining the discipline to confront the brutal facts of your current reality.” The Stockdale Paradox – Jim Collins
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Leaders of the Future
Think about the leaders you’ve followed in the past. Which one has had the most positive influence in your life? What three words best describe what this person contributes to your life? In a recent study bringing more clarity on this complex topic, Gallup interviewed over 10,000 people and asked them the two questions you’ve just answered.
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No Child Left Behind, Positive Emotions, and Leadership
American public schools have been under increasing pressure since the publication of A Nation at Risk in 1983. That pressure has ratcheted up continuously over the last quarter century. This post is about the most effective leadership for school systems under pressure from No Child Left Behind from a positive psychology perspective.
Have you ever noticed that individuals are more innovative, energetic, stimulating, and engaging than most corporations? Let’s take a closer look at one such system: companies spend considerable amounts of money surveying their employees to find out about job satisfaction. Yet, this may not be the best measurement to use.