Appreciative inquiry (AI) is a well-known method for large group collaboration and innovation. In contrast to the traditional deficit-based approach, AI is about the search for the best in people, their organisations, and the strengths-filled, opportunity-rich world around them.
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The Global Happiness and Wellbeing Report is designed to help bring best practice to life and inspire others to adopt or advance their practices. Here are Sue Langley's key outtakes from the report.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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 [...]
Sue delivered an engaging keynote titled "Positive Psychology and Prada" at the 2018 Happiness & it's Causes Conference in Sydney, Australia. Watch or read the full presentation below.