• Praise Is Fleeting, But Brickbats We Recall

    by  • March 24, 2012 • 9 Comments

    Professor David Cooperrider notes Appreciative Inquiry among other forms of positive learning and experience can counter tendencies such as those cited below. By ALINA TUGEND NY Times Published: March 23, 2012 MY sisters and I have often marveled that the stories we tell over and over about our childhood tend to focus on what...

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    Establishing a Perspective

    by  • March 22, 2012 • 1 Comment

    I think the following written by Marcello Spinella offers a perfect, clear statement of an important evolutionary leap in a life….. …there’s that atmosphere at conferences, in journal publications, etc. But I don’t think it’s too different from other competitive jobs or situations, like oh…family functions. 🙂 So I think the same skills and...

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    Creating a positive work culture Positive psychology goes well beyond positive thinking—it helps to channel emotions and create powerful work relationships

    by  • March 22, 2012 • 16 Comments

    March 4 2012 Wall Street Journal LiveMint Komal Sharma Q&A | Sarah Lewis The state of mind of the people who make up an organization decides the well-being of the organization. Grounded in psychology and management research, Sarah Lewis’ new book Positive Psychology at Work offers insights on creating appreciative and positive cultures at...

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    Thoughts on Capitalism

    by  • March 20, 2012 • 10 Comments

    March 16, 2012 The Good, Bad and Ugly of Capitalism By JOE NOCERA NY Times On Wednesday, Howard Schultz, the chairman and chief executive of Starbucks, will take the podium at his company’s annual meeting and talk about the importance of morality in business. Yes, morality. I don’t know that he’ll use that exact...

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    From Me to We

    by  • March 15, 2012 • 5 Comments

    From Me to We: The Five Transformational Commitments Required to Rescue the Planet, your Organization, and your Life Bob Doppelt reveals that most people today live a dream world, controlled by false perceptions and beliefs. The most deeply held illusion is that all organisms on Earth, including each of us, exist as independent entities....

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    The Future Is Already Here Marvin Weisbord

    by  • March 2, 2012 • 4 Comments

    The Future Is Already Here by adminmarvinblog on Dec 22, 2011 • 2:00 pm The Future Is Already Here Do you know Frederick Taylor? He was born in 1856, four years before the Civil War and died in 1915, a year after World War I began in Europe. He was the world’s first management...

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    Mandela–an Evolved Perspective

    by  • February 27, 2012 • 16 Comments

    An interesting perspective concerning one whom many of us think as evolved: http://www.tompeters.com/dispatches/what_toms_reading/ Tom Peters posted this on 08/16 | Permalink A Book Worthy of Your Time & Attention Mandela’s Way: Fifteen Lessons on Life, Love, and Courage, by Richard Stengel (Stengel, now editor of Time magazine, was a confidant of Mandela’s.) From “Look...

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