Sue Langley

Sue Langley

About Sue Langley

Sue Langley is a speaker, master trainer, global business consultant, researcher and leading advisor on the practical workplace applications of neuroscience, emotional intelligence and positive psychology. She is CEO and founder of the Langley Group of companies.

Why We Should Care About Emotions at Work

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.

By |October 27th, 2015|Comments Off on Why We Should Care About Emotions at Work

Emotional Intelligence Most Important Leadership Asset, Says New Australian PM

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?

By |September 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on Emotional Intelligence Most Important Leadership Asset, Says New Australian PM

Creating a Positive Culture at Work: What Positive Psychology Can Teach Us

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.

By |September 11th, 2015|Comments Off on Creating a Positive Culture at Work: What Positive Psychology Can Teach Us

Lead with the Brain in Mind: 5 Tips to Boost Your Brain’s Performance

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.

By |August 24th, 2015|Comments Off on Lead with the Brain in Mind: 5 Tips to Boost Your Brain’s Performance

How to Encourage More Diversity on Boards

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.

By |August 9th, 2015|Comments Off on How to Encourage More Diversity on Boards

What Every Manager Needs to Know About Engagement: Focus on People’s Strengths

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.

By |July 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on What Every Manager Needs to Know About Engagement: Focus on People’s Strengths

How to Develop Emotional Intelligence in Yourself and Others

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.

By |July 20th, 2015|Comments Off on How to Develop Emotional Intelligence in Yourself and Others

Frontline report: World Congress on Positive Psychology 2015

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.

By |July 8th, 2015|Comments Off on Frontline report: World Congress on Positive Psychology 2015

Building a culture of diversity: Is unconscious bias hindering diversity in your workplace?

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.

By |June 9th, 2015|Comments Off on Building a culture of diversity: Is unconscious bias hindering diversity in your workplace?

Happy and creative at work: How to maximise your and your team’s creative potential

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.

By |May 9th, 2015|Comments Off on Happy and creative at work: How to maximise your and your team’s creative potential