When I decided to attend the first World Congress of Positive Psychology in Philadelphia, it turned out to be one of my learning highlights. Since then, I’ve kept my eye on Positive Psychology findings and research that focus on positivity, optimism and, of course, resilience.
Archives for February 2012
What if the world celebrated the gifts and resources of both men and women?
Most workplaces make demands of women to develop their masculine side in male-developed hierarchies. They are expected to think logically, set goals and participate in competitive situations. Deborah Tannen, a linguistics specialist and author of You Just Don’t Understand, examined the differing conversational styles of men and women. Here are some of her conclusions: [Read more…]
During the research phase of writing my book From Woe to WOW: How Resilient Women Succeed at Work I gave women audience members a survey. I asked: [Read more…]