A strengths based development approach for improving performance

People have been trying to fix me for my whole career, not because I was broken, but because traditional thinking was focused on finding weaknesses and then fixing them as the pathway to higher levels [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|Categories: Strengths Development|0 Comments

Can you become happier, or is it just the way you are?

Well Sonja Lyubomirsky’s research suggests that 50% of the difference between people’s happiness levels is dependent on their DNA (or Set Point) and a further 10% comes from our day to day life circumstances. That [...]

By | October 14th, 2016|Categories: Well Being|0 Comments

Happiness and the secrets of flow

"There are two main strategies we can adopt to improve the quality of life. The first is to try making external conditions match our goals. The second is to change how we experience external conditions [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Categories: Happiness and well-being|0 Comments

“If it bleeds it leads”, why do we have such a thirst for negative news and journalism?

Well in evolutionary terms our ancestor’s survival depended on how attuned they were to negative or bad events (potential or otherwise). Unfortunately, our primitive brains haven’t evolved much, we still have those same instincts pre-wired [...]

By | September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Negativity Bias|0 Comments