HR MAGAZINE: Challenge to Managers: Lead with Positivity

Challenge to Managers: Lead with Positivity Society for Human Resource Management, Michael Woodward, Ph.D. February 2016 I recently had the opportunity to give the closing keynote at the IBM Smarter Workforce Summit, an annual gathering of HR professionals and consultants. In my attempt to avoid the standard fare for this type of talk—long lectures and rousing motivational…

Broadcasting Happiness at Work in News, in Life

JustGOODnews.BIZ, September 2015 Broadcasting Happiness at Work in News, in Life. Q&A with Author Michelle Gielan Can work be a happy place? Can employers make changes in the workplace to foster positive thinking and happiness and still accomplish their goals? Can work be fun? Author and journalist Michelle Gielan said all of these things are possible, and…

Washington Post: A Great Tip for Improving Your Day

Brigid Schulte | Washington Post, August 2015 A great tip for improving your day: Start it by reading ‘transformative’ news, researchers find The old news adage, “If it bleeds, it leads,” underlies a belief that sensational, often negative news is what appeals to people, and what sells advertising. In her new book, Broadcasting Happiness, journalist-turned-happiness…