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Get the “Friendly February” calendar from Action for Happiness now!

Our friends at Action for Happiness have published a new calendar with action items focusing on building relationships. You can download a version in high-quality resolution for printing out here.

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Mappsterview No. 8: Please stand up for Dan Tomasulo

Please introduce yourself briefly I’m Dan Tomasulo, MAPP 7. Since graduation in 2012 I’ve worked as an assistant instructor for Marty Seligman and James Pawelski. I’m also core faculty for the “Spirituality Mind Body Institute” at Teachers College, Columbia University in NYC where I’ve designed and teach the Optimal Well-Being concentration. I also direct the Open Center’s New York Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology (NYCAPP). What did you do before joining the MAPP program at Penn? Hmmm. Depends on how far…

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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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