Category Archives: Positive Psychology

Research from the field of positive psychology that directly impacts work and life enrichment

3 Ways to be Optimistic Without Ignoring the Facts

When did optimism get such a negative reputation? All of a sudden, it seems if you mention anything about being optimistic, people say you are looking through rose-colored glasses, you are impractical, and you live in a dream world. But … Continue reading

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The Truth About Sustainable Employee Engagement

If you’ve been in management for any time at all, you know that traditional forms of engagement strategies work initially but then seem to lose their appeal over the long haul. Why? Because the traditional forms of engagement are not … Continue reading

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Organizational Treasures: A Key to Employee Engagement

There is a ton of advice about how to motivate the Millennials and Digital Natives coming on board and interacting with potentially three other generations — but our bias is to try a different approach. Rather than focusing on PowerPoint … Continue reading

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How to Handle the 3 Toughest Behaviors in the Work Environment

Everyone knows that the toughest part of any management job is dealing with people! In fact, we know of some outstanding technicians who were rewarded by their companies by promoting them to supervisory roles … only to have these amazing … Continue reading

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Crystallize Your Mission: 2 Questions to Engage Your Team

At your next staff meeting, have one slide displayed for everyone to see: A copy of the company’s mission statement. Use no other slides—no 20-page handout—no prepared script. Simply welcome your team, point to the slide, and just stand there … Continue reading

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Gotta Dance! 3 Tips to Bring Joy and Engagement to the Workplace

Those of you who know us know one of our passions is ballroom dancing—so it makes sense we would use dance as  metaphor to help leaders strengthen their ability to engage employees and bring joy to the workplace. In one … Continue reading

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8 Principles and 4 Questions Every Leader Needs to Know

Every leader wants a staff of people who take initiative, stay accountable, and creatively work to support the team of which they are a part. But it does not happen automatically! Check out this article, which focuses on a Key … Continue reading

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