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2014: The Year of Workplace Reinvention

2014: The Year of Workplace Reinvention | positive psychology | Scoop.it

It is time to explore new ways of working, and as we do, it is important to consider the foundation of culture and strategy in the organization.

 

First, you need a clear organizational purpose and strategy. People must understand where the organization is headed and why, as well as how they contribute to that strategy.


Second, People must trust and be trusted in order for leaders to relinquish their power and individuals to lead themselves with integrity and authenticity.


Via Kenneth Mikkelsen
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Culture and strategy as twin pillars!

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Ron McIntyre's curator insight, January 5, 2014 6:25 PM

Are we ready for the changes coming in the workplace?

Monique Nillessen's curator insight, January 7, 2014 6:00 AM

Eens. Interessanter dan deze doelen is misschien nog wel de weg zelf, hoe gaan we weer vertrouwen?

david o'connor's curator insight, February 4, 2014 2:53 AM

So true, so obvious, yet so slow to catch on.

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Flourish Mentoring

Flourish Mentoring | positive psychology | Scoop.it
A collection of articles on Leadership development utilizing a positive psychology i.e. well-being and strengths based approach to the workplace.  
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Hi Folks,

Pls consider following my new scoop.it topic 'Flourish Mentoring' as I will be curating workplace and leadership related articles under that topic from now on. I'll be using the 'positive psychology' topic more for basic research in positive psychology and applications to say school settings, but all  applications to workspace settings will now be covered under 'Flourish Mentoring'.  

 

thanks,

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Hi Folks,

Pls consider following my new scoop.it topic 'Flourish Mentoring' as I will be curating workplace and leadership related articles under that topic from now on. I'll be using the 'positive psychology' topic more for basic research in positive psychology and applications to say school settings, but all  applications to workspace settings will now be covered under 'Flourish Mentoring'.  

 

thanks,

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Psychologists Reveal One Of The Best Ways To Boost Your Mood

Psychologists Reveal One Of The Best Ways To Boost Your Mood | positive psychology | Scoop.it
It's not what you may think.
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The kinder way to boost happiness!
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My response to Adam Grant’s New York Times Op/ED: Unless You’re Oprah, ‘Be Yourself’ Is Terrible Advice

Let’s start here: I’ve met Adam Grant a couple of times when we were speaking at the same event. We have several mutual friends, he’s invited me to speak at Wharton, and I recently bought twenty
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'Give & Take' is one of my all time favorite book, and just a couple of days before I bought the 'Originals'. I have still to read a book by Berne Brown, but on this issue I'm firmly with Berne.  

Yesterday, when I read Adam' s Op-ed,I was shocked by what he had written, caricaturing and misrepresenting authenticity. I hope better sense prevails and this exchange comes to a sweet conclusion. 
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If Grit Breeds Success, How Can I Get Grittier?

If Grit Breeds Success, How Can I Get Grittier? | positive psychology | Scoop.it
University of Pennsylvania psychologist Angela Duckworth talks about her new book and the importance of the personal quality
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Grit made up of 4 things: purpose, interest, deliberate practice and resilience/perseverance. Red in conjunction with http://www.flourishmentoring.com/2016/05/beyond-psycap-and-grit-towards-work-life-flourishing/
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Maximizing Happiness: to each his own!

Maximizing Happiness: to each his own! | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Happiness means different things to different people, but happiness or well-being researchers have typically broken down happiness into three components: Absence of negative emotions Presence of po…
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Adding life outlook as a component of well-being and listing different ways you can maximize different types of #happiness!
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7 Tips on How to be Courageous

7 Tips on How to be Courageous | positive psychology | Scoop.it
7 strategies to understand what courage really is and how to train ourselves to perform small, daily acts of bravery.
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Practical tips to become more courageous. 
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Review of 'Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance'

Review of 'Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance' | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Grit is a lucid, informative, and entertaining review of the latest research on grit and how it can be developed.
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Important debate about #grit #talent and what it takes for achieving #expertise/ #creativty. 
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Hacking Into Your Happy Chemicals: Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins, & Oxytocin

Hacking Into Your Happy Chemicals: Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins, & Oxytocin | positive psychology | Scoop.it
You might not have a money tree, but you can have a happiness tree. Great tips on how to hack into your happy chemicals.
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How true grit drives success

How true grit drives success | positive psychology | Scoop.it
What drives a person to become successful? That question fuels the research of psychologist Angela Duckworth. The 2013 MacArthur Fellow learned that grit is the best sign. Duckworth joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her new book, "Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance."
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Wishing Angela's book all the luck and impact it deserves!
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What does it take to become an expert at anything?

What does it take to become an expert at anything? | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Everything you need to know about What does it take to become an expert at anything?
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10000 hrs is just a small part of the equation!
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Can Fostering Positive Emotions Help Stop Suicide?

Can Fostering Positive Emotions Help Stop Suicide? | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Two new studies look at how gratitude, grit, and forgiveness can work together to cut suicidal thoughts and behaviors.
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using #grit, #gratitude and #forgiveness to foster resilience and inoculation against suicidal thoughts.
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8 Things Exceptional Thinkers Do Every Day

8 Things Exceptional Thinkers Do Every Day | positive psychology | Scoop.it
To keep growing personally and professionally, working on your mind and thinking must become a daily practice.
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Think exceptionally!
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This Is How To Boost Emotional Resilience: 10 Research-Backed Secrets

This Is How To Boost Emotional Resilience: 10 Research-Backed Secrets | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Developing emotional resilience is what gets you through life's hardest challenges. Here's what a study of the most resilient people says will help you.
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Follow these tips religiously to become more resilient!
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Existentialist Psychologist Viktor Frankl Explains How to Find Meaning in Life, No Matter What Challenges You Face

Existentialist Psychologist Viktor Frankl Explains How to Find Meaning in Life, No Matter What Challenges You Face | positive psychology | Scoop.it

Free will often seems like nothing more than a cruel illusion. We don't get to choose the times, places, and circumstances of our birth, nor do we have much control over the state of our states, regions, or nations.
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with some good embedded videos!
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Why Striving for Happiness Is Not Selfish

Why Striving for Happiness Is Not Selfish | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Hands up if you like cheesy quotes! Something along the lines of "Happiness never goes out of style," or "Don't worry, be happy." They sound and loo
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Be Happy! Go for it!!
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Graduating and Looking for Your Passion? Just Be Patient

Graduating and Looking for Your Passion? Just Be Patient | positive psychology | Scoop.it
A psychologist who studies world-class achievers says finding your passion takes time. Seek purpose, work hard and make the most of every opportunity.
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Cultivating passion rather than discovering it!!
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Living with a Purpose Changes Everything

Living with a Purpose Changes Everything | positive psychology | Scoop.it
According to a new book, having a purpose in life is crucial for our health and well-being.
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The strength of purpose is correlated with well-being.
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Positive Psychology News Daily » Action for Happiness: 5th Anniversary – Past, Present, Future

Positive Psychology News Daily » Action for Happiness: 5th Anniversary – Past, Present, Future | positive psychology | Scoop.it
@BridgetGC.
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Here is wishing Action for Happiness many more years of meaningful impact! (the article though is mostly about Seligman's talk)
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Column: When to quit, from an expert on grit

Column: When to quit, from an expert on grit | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Grit is passion and perseverance for long-term goals — essentially, the opposite of quitting. But is quitting ever a good thing?
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:"Go, go, go until you can’t go anymore…then turn left."
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Emma Seppälä On Building Positive Priorities

Emma Seppälä On Building Positive Priorities | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Emma Seppälä, Stanford psychologist and author of The Happiness Track, on the benefits of wellbeing in an 'always-on' world.
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Q&A with Emma Seppala on work and wellbeing.
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Should We Aim To Be Perfectly Happy?

Should We Aim To Be Perfectly Happy? | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that both positive and negative emotions have their place when it comes to flourishing.
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take a nuanced approach to maximizing happiness, which is more than just positive emotions!
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Strengths gone astray: The real mental Illnesses?

Strengths gone astray: The real mental Illnesses? | positive psychology | Scoop.it
One of the cornerstones of Positive Psychology is a framework of 24 character strengths, introduced in 2004 via a book written by the late Christopher Peterson and Martin Seligman. In order to be qualified as a universal character strength, an attribute must display the following attributes characteristics: (1) A strength contributes to fulfillment and to…
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As strengths coaches we always talk about under use and overuse of strengths.....This framework is a great help!
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Happy Thoughts: Here are the things proven to make you happier:

Happy Thoughts: Here are the things proven to make you happier: | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Here's all the latest research on how to be happier collected in one place, and made easy to read and use. Guaranteed to increase happy thoughts. Enjoy!
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Good stuff here on what causes happiness!
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Improve Your Life: 10 Things You Should Do Every Day

Improve Your Life: 10 Things You Should Do Every Day | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Want to improve your life? Here are ten things that scientific research has repeatedly shown can help anyone be happier, healthier and all around better.
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Time to change the daily routine to accommodate these practices!
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Want to Be Happier? Ask Yourself This Question Every Morning

Want to Be Happier? Ask Yourself This Question Every Morning | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Albert Einstein called this
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the benefits of being an optimist!
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Is Grit Overrated?

Is Grit Overrated? | positive psychology | Scoop.it
The downsides of dogged, single-minded persistence
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No, its not; we still need it to become mainstream!
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