Positive deviants are people who diverge from the norm in constructive ways. They make the world a better place. If you’re a positive deviant, this blog is for you.

12 tools for smart trainers: action learning

Want learners to acquire skills that stick? It’s time to add action learning components to …
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Growth mindset is impossible without this skill

Having a fixed mindset is a significant barrier to learning. It creates defensive reactions to …
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Fear nearly stopped me setting up my business

In 2006, I had a good job. It was stable, interesting and ‘permanent’. I had …
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Power up positivity with cognitive reframing

When dealing with a stressful situation, it’s easy to assume the worst. This is particularly …
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Positive Leadership. Kim Cameron

Want evidence that positive psychology can benefit your business? Then you need to read Positive Leadership. It’s …
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Show appreciation for the gift giver, rather than the gift. Here’s why.

What’s your first instinct when you receive a gift? To say “Thank you”, of course! …
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Want to boost motivation in your team? This study suggests you need to increase meaning and purpose in their work.

Higher motivation in employees leads to better work performance. This is no secret. However, there …
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How to measure the ‘health’ of a team by coding what people say.

When it comes to positivity in the workplace, leaders play the biggest role. Helping to …
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When is consensus not really consensus?

The terms ‘consensus’ and ‘consensus-building’ are buzzwords. Like all buzzwords, they are thrown around confidently by people who don‘t fully understand their meanings …
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Fun fact 8: Positive leadership improves employee creativity

It’s hard to be creative when you’re stressed. In fact, a study on the cognitive …
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Positive leadership means more than being nice

A happy boss is not always a good one. Being a positive leader is about …
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Positive moments can help you handle stress

Positive emotions can build your resilience and prepare you to handle tough times. This is …
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