Shawn Achor is the winner of over a dozen distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University, where he delivered lectures on positive psychology in the most popular class at Harvard.
Based on his research and 12 years of experience at Harvard, he clearly and humorously describes to organizations how to increase happiness and meaning, raise success rates and profitability, and create positive transformations that ripple into more successful cultures.
** on Comfort, Community & Well-being **
Watch 12 min video, published by TED
In the modern life, and particularly in modern organizations communication is seldom authentic. Authenticity requires vulnerability. Yet when communication becomes authentic and vulnerable, something happens. Trust goes up, minds and hearts open, we leave the conventional, transactional realm, and growth becomes possible.
Article by Robert Quinn on The Positive Organization
Margaret H. Greenberg and Senia Maymin, Ph.D., discuss their book “Profit from the Positive: Proven Leadership Strategies to Boost Productivity and Transform Your Business”(McGraw-Hill)
In this talk Greenberg and Mayim explain several practical tools that can be applied to how we manage ourselves, how we lead, and how we influence our colleagues.