Why should I cultivate a Developmental Mindset?

Performance Management Versus Developmental Mindset. Which approach is the most authentic way to increase performance in the long term and brings your people with you? Applying positive psychology to leadership can transform your organisation
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The Things Resilient Leaders Do – Applying Positive Psychology In Organisations

Copes well under pressure. Can manage multiple projects and heavy workloads. Can lead others through change. Oh and by the way you have fewer people and a smaller budget than last year…got it? Good. I look forward to seeing your progress report next month….Sound familiar? So how do resilient leaders manage? What are the best managers and leaders doing that we might copy or borrow to make things a little easier for ourselves? I am often asked to speak, coach or train teams on the topic of resilience. It’s a fairly safe word for the HR and Management world to
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Orientation for goals, a Leadership guide to navigating towards results

   If you’re a leader with an increasing number of goals, objectives, projects and tasks landing on your desk then you’d benefit from taking a moment to consider how the science of applied positive psychology can help navigate you towards achieving results and realising your goals. Spending time on goal identification, elevating willpower and developing options, or pathways, to achieving your goals is present-centred and future oriented and can help you and your team examine what is going on now with an eye toward prospective goals. Goals are made up of three elements: The vision. Described in clear language with
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Career Top 10 – To Boldly Take Your Career Where It Has Never Been Before…

The festive period is often a time for family, friends and reflection. If you find yourself considering a warp jump in your career in 2014 then follow these Top 10 Tips to boldly take your career where it has never been before. Communication channels open, Heading 2014, Warp factor 9….Engage! Star Base 1.  Research yourself. Identify your core skills, values and key achievements Mars Colony 2.  Research the world of work. Create a list of the industries, sectors, organisations, locations and roles you are specifically interested in Titan 3.  Create you ideal job description. Given the information from items 1
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icanology® – A model of Change & Positive Psychology. In the beginning we Imagine.

A few weeks ago I published my model of icanology® – Managing Change Positively and I’d now like to introduce some of the detail behind the four pillars of Imagine, Choice, Action & Network. Each pillar was shaped by the work and insight provided by my clients. Their work has shown me that we often use these four pillars in our daily lives – most of the time we are mindless to the fact and they just form part of our approach to a decision, choice or situation we find ourselves dealing with. However, when one takes a moment to
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