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The Future of StoryTelling 2012 - Empathy, Neurochemistry, and the Dramatic Arc [Video] - Paul Zak | Mapmakers

The Future of StoryTelling 2012 - Empathy, Neurochemistry, and the Dramatic Arc [Video] - Paul Zak | Mapmakers | Positive Business | Scoop.it
   The emotionally charged story recounted at the beginning Dr. Paul Zak's film—of a terminally ill two-year-old named Ben and his father—offers a simple yet remarkable case study in how the human brain responds to effective storytelling.
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Project Glass: One day...

We believe technology should work for you — to be there when you need it and get out of your way when you don't. A team within our Google[x] group started Pr...
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Martin Seligman: Why is psychology good?

http://www.ted.com Martin Seligman talks about psychology -- as a field of study and as it works one-on-one with each patient and each practitioner. As it mo...

 

*****This is special. Bedrock. Just put aside 30 minutes to watch a friendly warm presentation about the amazing turnaround in psychology from victimologists to scientists who have found the keys to greater life satisfaction--from the guy most responsible for turning the tide. *****

 

I am planning to curate a set of well-being's greatest hits. I may begin this evening. This YouTube video will be right up front. 

 


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Ian Berry's curator insight, April 3, 2015 7:26 PM

I reread Dr Seligman's book Flourish recently Recommend it too as well as this talk http://ianberry.biz/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/IanBerrysrecommendedreadinglist.pdf

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BPS Occupational Digest: Does great performance depend on enjoying your work?

BPS Occupational Digest: Does great performance depend on enjoying your work? | Positive Business | Scoop.it

Does great performance depend on enjoying your work?

What fires you to get through today's pile of work? Does it intrinsically attract you, tugging your curiosity? Or do you feel a weight of obligation to do as you're supposed to? These two motivation sources, enjoying work versus being driven to work, have been well examined in the workaholism literature, with obligation leading to personal outcomes such as anxiety and rising guilt. However, despite popular accounts such as Daniel Pink's Drive, there is limited research contrasting how these approaches translate to workplace outcomes.

 

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Spread the Love: 5 Ways to Increase Your Positivity Footprint

Spread the Love: 5 Ways to Increase Your Positivity Footprint | Positive Business | Scoop.it
“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”—Leo Buscaglia...
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4 Tips for Increasing Employee Engagement from Starbucks

4 Tips for Increasing Employee Engagement from Starbucks | Positive Business | Scoop.it
Using creative training sessions and strong mission statements to build employee engagement and boost customer service.
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The Good Life Project: Ten Commandments of Epic Business | Be Positive Be Solid

The Good Life Project: Ten Commandments of Epic Business | Be Positive Be Solid | Positive Business | Scoop.it
The Good Life Project: The Ten Commandments of Epic Business The concept that lies behind revolves around some interesting aspects like happiness and positivity...
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How to Be Happier

How to Be Happier | Positive Business | Scoop.it
I completed my master's degree in applied positive psychology, which is the scientific study of psychological well-being, happiness and human flourishing.
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Happiness index: how does the economy make us feel?

Happiness index: how does the economy make us feel? | Positive Business | Scoop.it
How does the UK economy affect national well-being? The ONS is trying to answer this exact question by looking at indicators such as UK wealth, household saving rates and employment.
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