The link between enlightened values and superior financial performance

[2 min read]

 

The evidence is overwhelming that in business treating people well optimises financial performance. Maximising profitability and shareholder value, and showing kindness and respect for those you lead, are genuinely synergistic...

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Positivity is now a must have to keep pace with your competition

[3 min read]

 

In 1998 I and a business partner were working as sports psychologists with one of the top five Tour Professional Golfers in Europe. He turned out to be an eager early adopter of the positive psychology and neurobiology...

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Zest: Why Confidence is Crucial

[5 min read]

 

This is the final blog in my Zest series where we have been discussing this high performance mindset and what it can deliver for you and your organisation. 

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Tips for Living with Zest - a fantastic high performance way of being

[6 min read - You can also listen to my podcast about this, here.]

 

In the my previous article we discussed how an organisation should respond to people who don’t embrace a culture of Zest, who become dissident. However I have yet to discuss in...

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Why Grace? Influencing Skills Simplified.

[Originally published Feb 2014 - Updated Oct 2018]

[2 min read]

If I’m going to be really honest, when we first read the research our Grace model is based on we didn’t realise what we’d found. The idea that our emotional impact on others is the...

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Zest: high performance mindsets and cultures that deliver

[7 min read - If you prefer you can listen to this as a podcast here.]

 

Zest is the word I use to describe both high performance mindset in individuals, and also business cultures that deliver superior revenues, profits and growth.

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Why CREAM rises to the top at work, home & play

[6 min read]

 

My earlier blog Your Mood: the Great Game Changer talked about the impact of positive emotions on individuals’, leaders’ and companies’ success.  This piece expands on the reasons why positivity delivers, and the scale of...

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Your Mood: The Great Game Changer

[5 min read]

 

When thinking about the emotional state and performance it is important to understand this:  how smart you are depends on your mood.

Yes really. As a concept, this seems both absurd and common sense in equal measure. Think of the...

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Three for three: 3 techniques to reduce depression, increase happiness and improve effectiveness

[3 min read]

Martin Seligman announced last week that there are now ten Positive Psychology interventions that have been rigorously tested and proven to reduce depression, increase wellbeing/happiness, or improve results/effectiveness – or indeed...

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