Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, a Professor of Psychology at the University of Chicago has spent three decades researching the lives of creative individuals to uncover their motives and specific traits that contribute to their behavior. His most recent books outline in detail the personal commitment that is adhered to by creative individuals. Their passion and consciousness drives […]
Nick Southgate discusses at the IPA Effectiveness Festival an understanding of using social psychology to increase effectiveness through creativity. Based on what mode of thinking the individual is performing, their flow channel is located between challenges suffered with anxiety and placed above levels of boredom.
Based on Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi defined experience with flow, Ed Muzio discusses how to apply this concept to reduce boredom and anxiety in the workplace. To reach the optimal state of flow, balancing challenges with your current skill level will make tasks more manageable. If you are experience low engagement in the workplace, flow can be […]
Martin Seligman is the author of “Authentic Happiness.” His theories are based on the methods of positive psychology where a patients strengths are identified in order to enhance their levels of happiness. It is believed that a solution is found through helping the individual increase their identified strengths.
Martin Seligman introduces the study of psychology and its intent of working one on one with each patient. Beyond just treating the disease, Seligman discussed how Psychology can influence the practitioners individual morales and values.
The inspirational speaker Shawn Achor is known for his lecture on positive psychology. He travels around the world and to independent businesses lecturing on how human potential and happiness play hand in hand to business success. With 12 years experience at Harvard, he explains how to increase happiness, meaning, success rates and profitability through implementing […]
Shawn Achor discusses the influence between an employees happiness level to their productivity. As happiness increases, productivity is actually inspired. Achor is a leading psychologist with research in positive psychology. His consulting firm works with businesses towards seeking solutions in positive workplace cultures.