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Positive Recruitment: looking for the ingredients of engagement and performance

Positive recruitment follows a thorough process, with additional and intentional positive practices woven through each stage. There is an intentional focus on strengths and values alignment, and on a connection to meaningful work as a key ingredient to driving intrinsic motivation, engagement and resilience in the team.

Positive Recruitment: looking for the ingredients of engagement and performance2021-07-27T10:50:54+10:00

Sue Langley at the World Government Summit

The Annual Gathering of the World Government Summit, held in February in Dubai, hosts over 4000 participants and invites world leaders, international organizations’ representatives, thinkers, and experts from over 150 countries. This year, Sue Langley was invited, and in this article, she writes about her experience.

Sue Langley at the World Government Summit2021-07-27T10:47:47+10:00

Harnessing Positive Emotions to Create Change

What are the long-term benefits of positive emotions? We all enjoy feeling good but tend to be consumed by negativity. Learn everyday strategies to boost your mood, lift your psychological wellbeing and the wellbeing of those around you. Denise Quinlan from the New Zealand Institute of Wellbeing and Resilience talks with Sue Langley about how positive emotions contribute to our health. 

Harnessing Positive Emotions to Create Change2021-07-27T10:42:28+10:00

Positive HR: are meaning and values the new language of policy?

Positive Human Resources (HR) is about applying positive tools and practice, reinforced by the science of Positive Psychology, in the workplace. Could we use positive language in our policies, connected to meaning and the values of the business, to drive engagement in our employees through a shared vision, values and purpose?

Positive HR: are meaning and values the new language of policy?2021-07-27T10:41:19+10:00

Book Review: The Brain That Changes Itself by Norman Doidge

Neuroplasticity really came to life in the 1960s as scientists started to explore the inner workings of the brain, and found that neurons could ‘re-organise’ after traumatic events.  This book focuses on the stories of how our amazing brain changes its structure with every activity we perform, every thought we create, and the actions we take.

Book Review: The Brain That Changes Itself by Norman Doidge2021-07-27T10:40:17+10:00

Positive HR: What is it?

Positive Human Resources (HR) is about applying positive tools and practice, reinforced by the science of Positive Psychology, in the workplace. The fundamental goal of Positive HR is to enhance flourishing lives, business and communities by implementing positive tools and interventions throughout the entire employee lifecycle. 

Positive HR: What is it?2021-07-27T10:34:05+10:00

Book Review: Counterclockwise by Ellen Langer

COUNTERCLOCKWISE: A proven way to think yourself younger and healthier Ellen Langer has to be one of my favourite researchers, psychologists, writers, and people.  I love her work and she is an amazing person.  To sit down with her over a peppermint tea (me) and martini (her) was a delight. We spoke for two hours about life and challenges, mindfulness, personal traumas and professional highlights. Diving into her books is still a pleasure; like diving into the mind of someone who challenges thinking, removes the blinkers, and wonders 'who put the box there in the first place’.  Ellen’s research and [...]

Book Review: Counterclockwise by Ellen Langer2021-07-27T10:30:47+10:00

Upcoming Courses

Thu 12

Game changers – psychometric tools to boost performance

Thursday 12 August - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm AEST
Tue 24

Strengths Profile Accreditation – Virtual Classroom August 2021

Tuesday 24 August - 9:00 am - Monday 30 August - 12:30 pm AEST
Tue 31

LG Certified Trainer – Flourishing with Positive Psychology

Tuesday 31 August - 9:00 am - Friday 3 September - 12:30 pm AEST
Sep 27

MSCEIT Accreditation – Virtual Classroom September 2021

Monday 27 September - 6:00 pm - Tuesday 12 October - 10:30 pm AEST
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