Engagement and Culture

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

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

New White Paper: Diversity in the Boardroom

The demand for diversity on boards is growing. This new white paper by Sue Langley and Sophie Francis highlights the latest research and approaches from neuroscience, emotional intelligence and positive psychology to help boards select and leverage talent for better business performance and more innovative results.

By |July 14th, 2015|Comments Off on New White Paper: Diversity in the Boardroom

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?

Happiness and the bottom line

The evidence is in: Positive, engaged workers are more productive and are key to the success of their companies. Sue Langley speaks to Evolution about the ROI of positive psychology at work.

By |January 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on Happiness and the bottom line

Leadership in a connected world

Smart use of emotions can improve our capacity to work well with others, engage with our jobs and lead in the 21st century. Welcome to a world of EQ (Emotional Intelligence Quotient) over IQ.

By |December 3rd, 2014|Comments Off on Leadership in a connected world

Five ways to leverage strengths in organisations

It’s tempting to focus on bridging gaps and improving weaknesses when we want to guide people and organisations to succeed. Focusing on strengths makes a far greater difference.

By |October 15th, 2014|Comments Off on Five ways to leverage strengths in organisations

The neuroscience of change in organisations: Takeouts from the HR Summit 2014

If change initiatives often fail because of human factors, how do you minimise negative impact and maximise engagement to increase success? Sue Langley shares strategies for organisations and change managers.

By |May 6th, 2014|Comments Off on The neuroscience of change in organisations: Takeouts from the HR Summit 2014

Happiness at work: The ROI of happy workplaces and employees

Happiness isn't just a good idea, its extremely good business. Leading researchers and innovative business leaders are now taking employee wellbeing seriously. We show why.

By |February 4th, 2014|Comments Off on Happiness at work: The ROI of happy workplaces and employees

Managing change in organisations: A positive, emotionally intelligent approach

Large-scale change often entails significant human costs. When organisations approach change from a positive rather than deficit perspective, they enable people to focus on what is working.

By |November 25th, 2013|Comments Off on Managing change in organisations: A positive, emotionally intelligent approach