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Is the use of strengths as powerful as we might think? What are the factors that matter?

Research Briefing

Keywords: Character, signature strengths, well-being, organisational behaviour, trait affect, job satisfaction, job strain Many organisations today recognise the benefits of leveraging the positive qualities of employees, as well as minimising any problematic areas. Research in the field of positive organisational scholarship suggests this approach is well placed, with positive outcomes being seen from the development […]

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Soft is hard: Building resilience with loving kindness meditation

Research Briefing

Keywords: resilience, stress, well-being, mindfulness, loving-kindness meditation, personal development, well-being In our workplaces today, personal development is seen as key.  It is common to hear the adage of ‘no pain, no gain’ and people are given stretch assignments, with the best of intentions, that push them out of their comfort zones. This approach works well for some […]

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How our cognitive outlook and perceptions affect our well-being – new study

cognitive outlook and perceptions

Our cognitive outlook and perceptions, or how we construe things, can have a significant impact on a range of outcomes. For example, people with a generally positive outlook tend to have higher satisfaction ratings for things like relationships, family, job etc. Additionally, as you would expect, people with a more positive take on things tend […]

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Is the use of strengths at work as powerful as many people think?

Organisational Success Podcast

Is the use of strengths at work as powerful as we might think? What are the factors that matter? Keywords: Character, signature strengths, well-being, organisational behaviour, trait affect, job satisfaction, job strain Overview Personal qualities Character strengths  Transcript   Overview Does focussing on individuals strengths at work, work? A new wide ranging study looking whether […]

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