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How positive psychology can assist organizational performance
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The Most Productive People Know Who to Ignore

The Most Productive People Know Who to Ignore | Positive Organizations | Scoop.it
A coaching client of mine is managing partner at a very large law firm, and one of the issues we’ve been working on is how to cope more effectively with the intense demands on his time—clients who expect him to be available, firm partners and other...

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Arizona Lowe's curator insight, August 21, 2014 9:58 AM
Very interesting article ....
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Tell a four-word story.

Tell a four-word story. | Positive Organizations | Scoop.it
Forget the elevator pitch. You only get four words. 

If you want to start a business or launch a new project, you need to be able to descri…
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Mindfulness, Meditation, Wellness and Their Connection to Corporate America's Bottom Line

Mindfulness, Meditation, Wellness and Their Connection to Corporate America's Bottom Line | Positive Organizations | Scoop.it
There's nothing touchy-feely about increased profits. This is a tough economy, and it's going to be that way for a long time.
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Five Ways to Cultivate Gratitude at Work

Five Ways to Cultivate Gratitude at Work | Positive Organizations | Scoop.it
Americans are less likely to say "thanks" on the job than anywhere else, which hurts productivity and happiness. That needs to change.
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For Employee Wellbeing, Engagement Trumps Time Off

For Employee Wellbeing, Engagement Trumps Time Off | Positive Organizations | Scoop.it
New Gallup research shows that an engaging workplace has more of an effect on worker wellbeing than your company's vacation or flextime policies do.
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Why the Workplace Needs Positive Psychology

Why the Workplace Needs Positive Psychology | Positive Organizations | Scoop.it

The level of achievement, engagement, satisfaction, and effort that John’s management style inspires in his employees provides an excellent example of how positive psychology can productively influence the workplace.

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Taking Steps toward Goals: What Does Research Tell Us?

Taking Steps toward Goals: What Does Research Tell Us? | Positive Organizations | Scoop.it
Based both on my PhD research and on my personal experiences publishing a book with Margaret Greenberg, here are my research-based suggestions for taking incremental steps to reach important goals.
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Want To Be Happier At Work? Learn How From These “Job Crafters”

Want To Be Happier At Work? Learn How From These “Job Crafters” | Positive Organizations | Scoop.it
Why does one person hate a particular job while another enjoys it The key may be turning the job you have into one you love.
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Positive Psychology's Advice on How to Be Happy

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The following is a paper I wrote in 2009 summarizing all of positive psychology's scientific insights into how to be happy. It's a bit long, but it's a fairly comprehensive summary of the research ...

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Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, June 19, 2013 6:53 AM

A long but nice summary of positive psychology principles to be happy.

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How to (Slowly) Bring Mindfulness into Your Company’s Culture | Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute

How to (Slowly) Bring Mindfulness into Your Company’s Culture | Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute | Positive Organizations | Scoop.it
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6 Things You Control That Are Impacting Your Job Performance

6 Things You Control That Are Impacting Your Job Performance | Positive Organizations | Scoop.it
Learn to change the those things that are zapping your productivity.

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Ron McIntyre's curator insight, June 6, 2013 11:20 AM
Basic things but well presented. Where do you fit in terms of managing these?
Ron McIntyre's curator insight, June 6, 2013 11:20 AM
Basic things but well presented. Where do you fit in terms of managing these?
Melissa St Hill's curator insight, June 10, 2013 1:52 PM

This article is absolutely great and has some very valid points!

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Wellbeing is Contagious (for Better or Worse)

Wellbeing is Contagious (for Better or Worse) | Positive Organizations | Scoop.it
"Leave your personal life at home when you come to work" is totally unrealistic advice. Your wellbeing affects the wellbeing of everyone on your team -- and vice versa.
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