In Conversation with Dr Alex Linley – Tapping into Strengths

As the founder of Cappfinity in the UK, Dr Alex Linley’s aim of ‘strengthening the world’ focuses on leveraging expertise to apply strengths psychology to organisational development and people practices. Alex is globally recognised as an expert in strengths. Alex has a PhD in Psychology from the University of Warwick; he is the author of Average to A+ and the creator of the Strengths Profile, the leading strengths assessment. Alex has changed the face of recruitment and development across many organisations.

In Conversation with Dr Alex Linley – Tapping into Strengths2021-11-11T11:54:28+11:00

Positive Language & Strengths-Based HR practices

We know that wellbeing in the workplace is a game-changer. Happy people are more resilient, more productive & more engaged, and this has proven to increase the bottom line. Where traditional HR Policies often outline what 'not to do' and focus on a deficit model, a positive psychology approach applies to all elements of the HR process – including language.

Positive Language & Strengths-Based HR practices2021-11-03T09:48:08+11:00

In conversation with Dr Denise Quinlan

Throughout a flourishing career, her research has been published in International academic journals and several edited volumes. Denise shared her insights in an equally candid and considered chat, touching on an array of concepts including psychological safety, ruthless prioritisation and radical acceptance. When asked why she is in the wellbeing space, Denise responded, “the deep, deep, truth is that you teach what you need to learn.” As a self-confessed ‘recovering pessimist’, it is perhaps Denise’s humility that allows her to share views on wellbeing psychology in such a relatable way.

In conversation with Dr Denise Quinlan2021-09-27T13:02:08+10:00

In conversation with Dr Robert Biswas-Diener

Dr Robert Biswas-Diener is widely acknowledged as an authority on the application of positive psychology in coaching; he has published over 60 academic articles and is the author of seven books and counting. Our online learning community recently had the privilege of catching up with him, and it was no surprise to find him equally humble, insightful, and thought-provoking.

In conversation with Dr Robert Biswas-Diener2021-11-08T10:44:56+11:00

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

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

Martin Seligman – What Three Things Are You Grateful For?

In April, Sue Langley and The Langley Group team were invited by the Happiness and Its Causes team to participate in a special event: An Afternoon with Martin Seligman.  The event started with a keynote presentation by Dr Seligman, followed by an interview and Q&A session, hosted by Sue. […]

Martin Seligman – What Three Things Are You Grateful For?2021-07-26T12:53:28+10:00

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