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Pygmalion and the Leadership Value Chain

I´m still tremendously inspired by my time at the Ross School of Business in December 2017. Today, I´d like to share with you one of the teachings of Professor Bob Quinn (I´ve posted about his fabulous book Lift before). At one point during the training, Bob introduced us to what he calls the Leadership Value Chain. It´s a model of how (top) management´s mindsets, belief systems and values influence their behavior, which in turn influences organizational values and climate, which ultimately shape…

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With this Calendar, you´ll start 2018 just right | Action for Happiness

I´m a big fan of the non-profit Action for Happiness and have written on their work multiple times in the past. Today, I´d like to share with you another of their awesome tools, helping to bring Positive Psychology to the general public. Enjoy!

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Feedback on Optimal Human Functioning: The Reflected Best Self Exercise™

Nico & Jane Dutton at Ross School of Business In mid-December, I got to spend a week in Ann Arbor at the Ross School of Business, taking part in an open enrollment course called The Positive Leader: Deep Change and Organizational Transformation. It´s a formidable tour de force through the most important frameworks and applications of Positive Organizational Scholarship (POS). I´m going to write some more about my experiences over the upcoming weeks. Today, I´d like to share with you the Reflected Best Self…

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The Center for Positive Organizations: My Top-10 List of Research Papers

This is some stuff you should definitely check out if you´re in HR, or an (aspiring) leader – or if you want to up your game in general with regard to understanding positive organizations. All links lead you to PDFs of the respective articles. Cameron, K. S., Bright, D., & Caza, A. (2004). Exploring the relationships between organizational virtuousness and performance. American Behavioral Scientist, 47(6), 766-790. Cameron, K., Mora, C., Leutscher, T., & Calarco, M. (2011). Effects of positive practices on…

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The Center for Positive Organizations at University of Michigan: a Book List

I´m the luckiest guy in the world. I get to spend the week at University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, more precisely: the Ross of Business. Part of the Ross School is the Center for Positive Organizations – which without exaggeration can be described as the global focal point for research and application(s) of Positive Psychology in business (Positive Organizational Scholarship). It´s home to POS luminaries such as Kim Cameron, Jane Dutton, and Robert Quinn. Additionally, some of the big shots in…

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Martin Seligman receives APA‘s Award for Lifetime Contributions to Psychology

I haven’t posted something new on Mappalicious for quite some time – but this is a piece of great news: Martin Seligman, co-founder and spiritus rector of Positive Psychology, has recently been awarded with the American Psychological Association’s “Award for Lifetime Contributions to Psychology”, APA’s highest award – joining luminaries such as Daniel Kahneman and Albert Bandura. Congratulations, Marty!

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Positive Psychology News Digest | No. 18/2017

My favorite news and blog articles covering Positive Psychology and adjacent Topics from (roughly) the last seven days. Inc: How to Gain Strength From Your Darkest Moments (Interview with Adam Grant) by Leigh Buchanan Inc: Pay Attention to These Surprising 6 Red Flags to Burnout. You May Be Closer Than You Think by Laura Garnett Psychology Today: Are We Evolved for Happiness? by Glenn Geher Psychology Today: The Problem with Measuring Happiness by Todd Kashdan Atlantic: Why Do Americans Smile…

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Positive Psychology News Digest | No. 17/2017

My favorite news and blog articles covering Positive Psychology and adjacent Topics from (roughly) the last seven days. Fast Company: Your Positive Work Culture Might Be Making Your Team Less Productive by Belle Cooper New York Times: You’re Too Focused on What You’re Focused On by Erica Boothby Huffington Post: Civil Actions: Creating A Culture of Kindness at Work by Kimberly Connor New York Magazine: A New Theory on Why People Who Exercise Lots Are So Damn Happy All the…

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Positive Psychology News Digest | No. 16/2017

My favorite news and blog articles covering Positive Psychology and adjacent Topics from (roughly) the last seven days. Quartz: The world’s largest assessment of teenage students suggests happiness is crucial to learning by Jenny Anderson Greater Good Science Center: Confessions of a Bad Meditator by Christine Carter Quartz: Silicon Valley executives are hiring philosophers to teach them to question everything by Michael Coren Psychology Today: Are You the Pursuer or the Distancer in Your Relationship? by Lisa Firestone Washington Post:…

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Mappsterview No. 8: Dan Lerner introduces “U Thrive”

For this Mappsterview, I´m happy to interview Dan Lerner who attended Penn´s Master of Positive Psychology program two years before me. He was a teaching assistant in my MAPP cohort and I remember him mostly for his high level of energy – and giving me decent grades on my theory papers despite my crappy German-English phrasing. Today, his book U Thrive is published, co-authored with Alan Schlechter. Dan, please introduce yourself briefly. Hi there! I am Dan Lerner, MAPP 7. One of…

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Lebhaft, humorvoll und inspirierend! Die Keynote „Gibt es einen Happiness-ROI?“ war der perfekte Einstieg für das Abendevent des Handelsblatt CFO-Kongress 2015. Dr. Nico Rose vermittelt Fakten und Erkenntnisse der Positiven Psychologie verständlich und unterhaltsam und überzeugt so auch echte „Zahlenmenschen“. Angeregte Tischgespräche waren anschließend garantiert.
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