During the recent Happiness and Its Causes event, Sue Langley was delighted to be invited to interview David Cooperrider, who is well known as the ‘founder’ of Appreciative Inquiry (AI).
What matters to you and what matters to the business should, ideally, be in alignment. Can playing cards help?
This is a new lens on the mindfulness practices that arose from contemplative traditions, which typically involve training the mind to focus by resting awareness in one place for an extended period.
Helping people realise their strengths enables you to get the best from them whatever the context. Whether you are a coach, leader, hiring manager, teacher or parent, strengths are natural, authentic resources that people can draw on to achieve higher performance, find more fulfilment and reach their potential.
As a consultant and master trainer who specialises in assessing and developing people’s potential, clients often ask me to help them select the best tool to support their leadership or people development initiatives. […]
Strengths are now an integral part of the formula for human flourishing and workplace performance. This article explores the main strengths assessment and development tools that have arisen from Positive Psychology research.
Our brains simply aren’t wired for multitasking, no matter how much our technologically frenetic workplaces and lives demand it. So says a long line of research and popular articles. Being bombarded with an unrelenting stream of information actually makes it harder to pay attention, take in new information, solve problems and perform at our cognitive [...]
We all have strategies for managing our emotions, some more effective than others. […]
You have a goal in mind, perhaps many, and aren’t sure exactly how to achieve it. It might be a habit you want to change, a new skill you want to incorporate into how you do business, or a personal or professional objective.