People often ask whether emotions have a place in the workplace. Of course, humans are emotional beings. That doesn’t mean we always welcome emotions or know how to be intelligent with them. Here's why accepting a full range of emotions is vital at work.
Australia's new Prime Minster Malcolm Turnbull has vowed to be a more emotionally intelligent leader. Speaking to ABC 7.30 Report, he asserted that "emotional intelligence is probably the most important asset... for anyone in my line of work." Are more leaders articulating the value of EI skills such as empathy?
A positive workplace culture can go a long way toward helping people feel happy, engaged and committed at work. Priming people for the positive is important if we want to overcome the inbuilt bias of our brains toward the negative.
To lead people we first need to be able to lead ourselves. Leading with the brain in mind helps us bring out the best in ourselves so we can do the same with others. Here are Sue's brain-based productivity and performance tips.
Diversity on boards is good for business—on that we can agree. What's less understood is how to create a culture that supports diverse talent to stay and contribute value. Here are some obstacles organisations and boards need to overcome.
Focusing on strengths is one of the greatest differences you can make to get the best from people and organisations. Sue Langley's recent LinkedIn blog explains why.
Emotional intelligence is a critical tool in business, yet it is often considered a ‘hard’ skill to pinpoint and learn. Where do you start? Here are four ways to learn to be more emotionally intelligent.
A review of this year's annual conference of the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA), the Fourth World Congress on Positive Psychology in Orlando Florida, highlighting emerging research and directions in positive psychology.
Our workplaces and cultures are full of subtle and not-so-subtle biases that influence perceptions and judgements about people. Here are three ways to reduce the impact of unconscious bias at work and build a culture that supports diversity and inclusion.
Everyone wants to be more creative and productive at work. Leaders are under more pressure than ever to come up with creative solutions and create a culture where people's brain's can perform at their best. Research shows that positive emotions are key.