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12 Lessons You Learn or Regret Forever by Dr. Travis Bradberry

 

Do you have your own business or are you thinking of creating one? Travis Bradberry, Ph.D., gives you 12 tips in this article, lessons he learned the hard way. Here are a couple: self-confidence comes first; squash your negative self-talk; focus on being productive rather that busy; don’t say yes unless you really want to. Find out the others in the article…

12 Lessons You Learn or Regret Forever by Dr. Travis Bradberry

 

Self-Control is an Impactful Aspect of Positive Leadership. How Can You Strengthen Your Self-Control?

 

Research has shown that self-control is a resource you tap into and needs to be regularly replenished. Low self-control of leaders creates more unethical behaviour and reduces job productivity. Here are 3 tips to replenish your self-control resources:

 

 

1)    Getting good quality sleep and being able to nap or relax when working long hours

2)    Too much “Service with a smile” becomes counter productive. It works better to be genuinely empathetic as that way you do not use up your self-control resources

3)    Create a positive ethical company culture

Self-Control is an Impactful Aspect of Positive Leadership. Find 3 Tips to Amplify Your Self-Control

Five Principles of Positive Psychology by Sue Langley

Sue Langley, creator of the world’s first government accredited Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing, summarizes Positive Psychology through 5 key principles:

1)    Abundance – using the abundance lens helps people to thrive

2)    Virtues and strengths – building on strengths and how to develop them further can only make us flourish

3)    Positive deviance – we should strive to reprogram our instinctive human negative bias and focus on the positive

4)    Flourishing and languishing – as they are not opposites, people should work on both these points at the same time

5)    Happiness and wellbeing – there are 5 main factors to develop known as PERMA: positive emotions, engagement, relationships, meaning and accomplishment.

Five Principles of Positive Psychology by Sue Langley

Leadership – 5 Impactful Tips to Create Strength-based Habits at Your Workplace

Frequent recognition and encouragement will boost productivity 40% while focusing on employees’ strength and revealing the hope in a difficult situation will raise motivation. What strengths can you use to move through a difficult work situation?

5 Tips to Focus on Strengths, by Sarah Lewis M.Sc. C.Psychol

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