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Wellbeing is Contagious (for Better or Worse)

Wellbeing is Contagious (for Better or Worse) | positive psychology | 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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Wondering hwy despite taking so few sick leaves myself some people in my team have low immunity and are more prone to sickness!

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On workplace happiness

On workplace happiness | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Does having more engaged employees make a difference to the bottom line? The short answer is yes. Best Buy found just
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Some cool tips on how to keep employees engaged.

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9 Reasons You’re Stuck Where You Are

9 Reasons You’re Stuck Where You Are | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Practical Tips for Productive Living
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Keep moving and making small steps towards where you are destined to be!

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The Midlife Crisis Is So Fundamental That Even Apes Have Them

The Midlife Crisis Is So Fundamental That Even Apes Have Them | positive psychology | Scoop.it
There's a U-shaped relationship between age and happiness.
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The Element: How Finding Your Passion Can Make You a Better Person and a Better Professional « JD Strategist

The Element: How Finding Your Passion Can Make You a Better Person and a Better Professional « JD Strategist | positive psychology | Scoop.it
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How The Best Leaders Build Trust

How The Best Leaders Build Trust | positive psychology | Scoop.it
How To Build Trust By Stephen M. R. Covey Almost everywhere we turn, trust is on the decline. Trust in our culture at large, in our institutions, and in our companies is significantly lower than a ...
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The Three L's of Leadership: Love, Listen and Leap - Forbes

The Three L's of Leadership: Love, Listen and Leap - Forbes | positive psychology | Scoop.it
(Image credit: AFP/Getty Images via @daylife) During times of knee-buckling, gut-wrenching change, like the recent Super-Storm, Hurricane Sandy, that devastated significant parts of the eastern seaboard, we receive a collective wake-up call about ...
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New Research: How Employee Engagement Hits the Bottom Line

New Research: How Employee Engagement Hits the Bottom Line | positive psychology | Scoop.it
A new study shows a direct connection between how we feel at work and how we perform.
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The Best Kept Secret to Happiness

The Best Kept Secret to Happiness | positive psychology | Scoop.it
How compassion is the best kept secret to being happy, healthy, wealthy and wise...
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The Perils Of Ignoring The Softer Side Of Management

The Perils Of Ignoring The Softer Side Of Management | positive psychology | Scoop.it
There is a continuum in management between "hard" and "soft." The "hard" is the management that makes plans, sets up structures, and monitors performance. The "soft" is the people-friendly management based on emotions.
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8 Signs You've Found Your Life's Work

8 Signs You've Found Your Life's Work | positive psychology | Scoop.it
This month marks the nine-month anniversary of the most natural and obvious, most joyful and energizing decision of my life: to fully commit 100% to my life's work.I've spent every day falling more madly in love with how I live my life and spend my...
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Happy but meaningless vs meaningful but contrived

Happy but meaningless vs meaningful but contrived | positive psychology | Scoop.it
A search on amazon.com for books about ‘happy life’ results in 139,149 results; in contrast a search for
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Positive psychology is more thna just a study of happiness.

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dishant parikh's comment, May 24, 2013 9:40 AM
amazing.. with this you have changed many people's definition for happiness.. even i too give more preference to purpose of life over just a happiness..
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Scientists Probe Human Nature--and Discover We Are Good, After All: Scientific American

Scientists Probe Human Nature--and Discover We Are Good, After All: Scientific American | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Recent studies find our first impulses are selfless
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Glad to know that we rae basically and intuitevly cooperative, and only on reflection become selfish.

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Jacqueline Boerefijn's curator insight, December 15, 2012 11:24 AM

Glad to know, thanks Sandeep!

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Mid Life Crisis (now in apes)

Mid Life Crisis (now in apes) | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Many of you might have heard about or faced a mid life crisis. Rest assured that mid life crisis is not an urban legend
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The U curve of happiness/ well-being is not limited to humans but affects chimpanzees as well!!

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CEOs Don’t Come Pre-Made, Authentic Leadership Has To Be Learned | TechCrunch

CEOs Don’t Come Pre-Made, Authentic Leadership Has To Be Learned | TechCrunch | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Editor’s note: Scott Weiss is a partner at Andreessen Horowitz and the former co-founder and CEO of IronPort Systems, which was acquired by Cisco in 2007.
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Genius or Madness? | Gresham College

Genius or Madness? | Gresham College | positive psychology | Scoop.it
"Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide" (Dryden).  There often seems to be a link between creativity and mental illness.
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Lead With Your Heart, Not Just Your Head

Lead With Your Heart, Not Just Your Head | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Feeling connected emotionally is intrinsically rewarding to the brain.
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What is Positive Psychology?

"What is Positive Psychology?" A "white board animation" sponsored by Test Prep Gurus. Written and Produced by: Nick Standlea Animation Technique Development...
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Short, insightful video on the principles of positive psychology. 

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12 Unconventional Habits of Highly Productive People

12 Unconventional Habits of Highly Productive People | positive psychology | Scoop.it
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The Island Where People Forget to Die

The Island Where People Forget to Die | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Unraveling the mystery of why the inhabitants of Ikaria, an island of 99 square miles that is home to almost 10,000 Greek nationals, live so long and so well.
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Challenge or setback?

Challenge or setback? | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Imagine that you are a 15 yr old, rebellious, struggling to define yourself, confused and non-conformant teenager.
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