positive psychology

July 10, 2011

Job satisfaction is not enough

You would expect that if employees have high job satisfaction then organisations would experience high job performance and staff retention.  This is only part of the […]
May 31, 2011

Managing Positive Change

I wrote the article below earlier this month for Positive Psychology News Daily. Leaders and managers often face the task of implementing organisational change, a complex […]
November 20, 2010

Stomping on Humanity

1. Stomping on humanity Let’s start this great quote from a McKinsey article by Bob Sutton, ‘Why good bosses tune in to their people’ (Aug 2010): […]
October 20, 2010

The Good Life according to JK Rowling

Below is an article I wrote for PPND earlier this month (see reference at end). Two weeks ago a very good friend wrote to me, “This […]
August 20, 2010

Letting Go – Part 2

Hello Everyone, Almost two years ago, I emailed “Letting Go”. I then posted that article on Positive Psychology News Daily in June 2010. To continue sharing […]
June 30, 2010

Keeping Us Grounded

Hi Everyone, What keeps us grounded? Many things keep us grounded, for example, mindfulness, humility and meaning. The main content in this email is about meaning […]
April 20, 2010

Little Drops of Quiet

Hi Everyone, “I was talking with a friend recently who asked me a question. I paused to think for a few moments, and my friend interrupted […]
December 6, 2009

Our Mind and Our Strengths

In this last article for 2009, I bring to you a series of odds and ends, mostly about mindfulness and strengths. Mindfulness You know how it […]
November 6, 2009

Gottman on Relationships

In an article early last year, I referred to articles in the Australian Financial Review’s Boss Magazine and Harvard Business Review about Dr. John Gottman’s work […]