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Global Happiness and Wellbeing Report 2019 – A review

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 HR: Appreciative Inquiry

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.

Student Insights: Five minutes with Chris Talbot

In this Student Insights interview, one of our 10653NAT Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing Brisbane graduates explains how the course helped him profoundly change who he was, how he thought, and what he believed he was capable of.

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.

March 17th, 2019|Categories: HR, Positive Psychology|Tags: , , , , |

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.

March 14th, 2019|Categories: Events|Tags: |

Student Insights: Five minutes with Kellie Mills

In this Student Insights interview, one of our 10653NAT Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing Sydney graduates explains how course has helped her professionally, and how the resilience tools she acquired during the diploma supported her through a heart attack.

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. 

March 6th, 2019|Categories: Positive Psychology|Tags: , , |

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?

February 13th, 2019|Categories: HR, Positive Psychology|

Student Insights: Five minutes with Tom Slowinski

In this Student Insights interview, Tom Slowinski shares the positive impact the 10653NAT Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing has had on his life, his health, and how it inspired him to launch his book.

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