Far from ‘happyology’, positive psychology is a rich study of what makes life worth living in all its complexity, and goes hand in hand with traditional mental health interventions.
Leaders who focus on bringing out the best in people and themselves can transform the way their organisation functions and achieve exceptional results. This article expands on research from Kim Cameron, shared at the World Congress of Positive Psychology in July.
As a species, we have an endless fascination with being able to predict the future. What will the future bring? What we do know is that the world is changing and some businesses are leading the way.
Emotional intelligence, according to the World Economic Forum, is going to be one of the most useful leadership traits for 2020. As the world changes, our ability to handle ourselves and lead others becomes more and more valuable.
Today’s business environment is competitive and constantly changing, and leaders need to consider this fast-paced change as they adapt their leadership style to suit the conditions. Creating a balanced working environment where people, productivity and profits thrive is a significant component of success and this is where coaching comes in.
Being a great leader can feel as elusive as cracking a secret code. It doesn’t have to be.
If organisations were mindful, rather than mindless as they often are, leadership would be quite different. In this guest blog, previously published on the Harvard Business Review blog as part of a six-part series on the future of leadership, and her website, Harvard professor Ellen Langer explains why it is time for leaders to wake up. [...]
Many of us know what great leadership or innovation looks like and what we should be doing to deliver on our strategies. Most of us also agree that we get the best and most creative outcomes for ourselves and others when feeling energised and positive. It’s often common sense yet is not always common practice. [...]
“To crack the leadership code, you’ve got to care about people, you’ve got to be interested in people. I think once you can genuinely be interested in people then developing those skills… will follow. You need to care about people… And show up as the best version of yourself.” Sue Langley recently spoke with Dr [...]
Smart organisations can achieve improvement and business benefits by equipping leaders with the capabilities to create a positive culture that leads to thriving performance.