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Re-Slicing the Happiness Pie: How much of our Well-Being can be Influenced through Intentional Activities?

Last week, I gave a presentation on leading with meaning at the third conference of the DGPPF (German Association for Research on Positive Psychology) at Ruhr-Universität Bochum. The opening keynote was delivered by Prof. Dr. Maike Luhmann who researches, among other issues, the impact of life events on life satisfaction. She shared some very intriguing data on what can change our life satisfaction markedly and for longer periods of time (e.g., unemployment) and what doesn´t (e.g., your favorite soccer team winning a big game). At one…

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Get a University Degree in Positive Psychology in German

People often approach me to ask where they can study Positive Psychology in German and get an “official” degree from a University, not from a private institution. Last week at a research conference, I ran into Prof. Willibald Ruch from UZH | Zurich University, who´s among the “big shots” in the field with respect to all things (VIA) character strengths. He´s worked directly with the late Christopher Peterson on some papers. Willi made me aware of a 2-semester course on Positive Psychology they run at UZH.…

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Get Your “Meaningful May” Calendar from Action for Happiness now

Another month, another beautifully crafted calendar by our friends from Action for Happiness, full of suggestions for a happier and more meaningful life – based on Positive Psychology. You can download a version in high-resolution here.  

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Keynote on Relational Energy in Organizations | Helsinki

Today, I´ve delivered a keynote on Relational Energy in organization at a large coaching conference in Helsinki, Finland. You can find the charts to my presentation here. Addtionally, Nina Karlson has created this beautiful graphic recording:The evening before the event, I had the great honor to go out for dinner with Esa Saarinen (and his wife), one of my heros from academia. Esa is a kind of celebrity in Finland – but more important, a generous and awesome human being.…

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Without awesome people nothing works. Without first-class processes your awesome people are weakened. Without a clear purpose everything becomes pointless.

Marty Seligman´s Memoir “The Hope Circuit” is out now!

The “Spiritus Rector” of Positive Psychology, Martin Seligman, has authored his autobiography. It´s called The Hope Circuit and was published with the imprint Public Affairs. I was able to read an early draft and can say it´s a fasninating read – not only for people interested in Positive Psychology, but also in psychology and science in general. Scott Barry Kaufman, a former co-worker at the Penn Positive Psychology Center has written a candid and entensive review for Scientific American. Enjoy!

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Get Your Active April Calendar from Action for Happiness now!

Mindful March is almost over. Are you ready for new activities based on Positive Psychology? Then get the Active April calendar from our friends at Action for Happiness now. You can download a high-resolution version here.

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How Applicants can find out if a Job will provide Meaningful Work using Tools from Positive Psychology

Yesterday, I was a panelist at the morning session of Intersect 2018, a phenomenal event along the lines of “Tech Conference x Career Fair x Learning Exhibition”. The conference is hosted by e-learning platform Udacity. You can watch the panel I participated in here on YouTube. The guiding theme was “Competing with Skill, Winning with Confidence”. In the afternoon, additionally I hosted a breakout group on using tools developed in the context of Positive Psychology to ace a job interview – but also to find out what kind of jobs…

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Nico Rose to speak about Positive Psychology at Intersect 2018 by Udacity

On March 27, 2018, innovative online learning provider Udacity will once again their Intersect conference. In the morning, I will take part in a panel discussion on “Competing With Skills, Winning With Confidence”. In the afternoon, I will host a session on “Using Positive Psychology to ace your Job Interview”.  

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Wir haben mit Nico Rose im Rahmen unseres HR Gipfels im Grand Hotel Heiligendamm zusammengearbeitet. Sein Vortrag zum Thema „Wie viel Demokratie verträgt Führung im Unternehmen?“ war nach Auswertung des Feedbacks einer der besten der Veranstaltung. Wir würden Herrn Rose jederzeit wieder mit einem Beitrag aufnehmen.
Marcus Evans Germany – Summits Division
Berlin

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23.05.2018
"Most managers behave as if they were still in high school. The primary goal is not being laughed at." @BobQuinnUofM @PositiveOrg @MichiganRoss https://t.co/9hX0AawTut
23.05.2018
For the first time this year, running my 10km felt really good. Getting there... 🤨 🏃 https://t.co/1nxwMQg9na DrNicoRose photo
23.05.2018
RT @bastihollmann: “Glück, Zufriedenheit und Sinn sind positive Nebenwirkungen von Arbeit – Freiraum und Autonomie können sich positiv dara…