Making Positive Psychology Work Podcast

by Michelle McQuaid

Making Positive Psychology Work Podcast
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 88
  • Last: 9 Mar 2018
If you believe as I do that by uncovering tested, practical ways to help people move from functioning to flourishing at work, we can better navigate the incredible challenges and opportunities our world faces, then this podcast is for you. My goal each week is to give you access to the world’ leading positive psychology, positive organizational scholarship and neuroscience researchers and practitioners to explore their latest research findings on how you can improve wellbeing, develop strengths, nurture positive relationships, make work meaningful and cultivate the grit to accomplish what matters most. If you want evidence-based approaches to bringing out the best in yourself and others at work, then consider this podcast your step-by-step guide.

Episodes (88)

  • Are Your Positive Interventions Synergistic?
    Are Your Positive Interventions Synergistic?
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    Published: 9 Mar 2018 Duration: 25:28
    Today’s Guest: Reuben Rusk is the founder of Mind Quip, a social enterprise in Christ Church New Zealand whose vision is to create a happier and more productive workforce. Reuben is a lifelong learner and a big picture thinker who's passion... Read more →
    Today’s Guest: Reuben Rusk is the founder of Mind Quip, a social enterprise in Christ Church New Zealand whose vision is to create a happier and more productive workforce. Reuben is a lifelong learner and a big picture thinker who's passion... Read more →

  • Is There An Easier Way To Build Self-Control? with David Desteno
    Is There An Easier Way To Build Self-Control? with David Desteno
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    Published: 1 Mar 2018 Duration: 25:49
    David Desteno is a Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University where he directs the social immersions group. David’s research examines the mechanisms of the mind that shape vice and virtue, and his work continually reveals that human... Read more →
    David Desteno is a Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University where he directs the social immersions group. David’s research examines the mechanisms of the mind that shape vice and virtue, and his work continually reveals that human... Read more →

  • Can Tough Workplaces Afford Wellbeing? with Jo Mitchell
    Can Tough Workplaces Afford Wellbeing? with Jo Mitchell
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    Published: 22 Feb 2018 Duration: 26:39
    Jo Mitchell is a clinical psychologist and co-founder of the Mind Room, a health, wellbeing and performance psychology practice in Melbourne, Australia. Jo has over 20 years of sports industry experience and has a specialist interest in wor... Read more →
    Jo Mitchell is a clinical psychologist and co-founder of the Mind Room, a health, wellbeing and performance psychology practice in Melbourne, Australia. Jo has over 20 years of sports industry experience and has a specialist interest in wor... Read more →

  • Is Employee Engagement Over-Rated? with Patty McCord
    Is Employee Engagement Over-Rated? with Patty McCord
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    Published: 15 Feb 2018 Duration: 26:25
    Patty McCord is a workplace innovator, culture and leadership consultant, and former chief talent officer at Netflix. Patty has many years of working with business leaders and aspiring management to help people realize and practice leadersh... Read more →
    Patty McCord is a workplace innovator, culture and leadership consultant, and former chief talent officer at Netflix. Patty has many years of working with business leaders and aspiring management to help people realize and practice leadersh... Read more →

  • Is Humor The Key To Improving Relationships? with Peter McGraw
    Is Humor The Key To Improving Relationships? with Peter McGraw
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    Published: 8 Feb 2018 Duration: 24:18
    Dr. Peter McGraw is an associate professor of marketing and psychology at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. As a behavioral scientist, his research examines the interrelationship of judgment, emotion, and choice... Read more →
    Dr. Peter McGraw is an associate professor of marketing and psychology at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. As a behavioral scientist, his research examines the interrelationship of judgment, emotion, and choice... Read more →

  • Do Your Leaders Have The Right Mindset? Podcast With Gervase Bushe
    Do Your Leaders Have The Right Mindset? Podcast With Gervase Bushe
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    Published: 1 Feb 2018 Duration: 31:27
    Today’s Guest: Gervase Bushe is the Professor of Leadership and Organisational Development at the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. His career spans over three decades of transforming organisational st... Read more →
    Today’s Guest: Gervase Bushe is the Professor of Leadership and Organisational Development at the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. His career spans over three decades of transforming organisational st... Read more →

  • Can Chaos Help Us Flourish? with Peggy Holman
    Can Chaos Help Us Flourish? with Peggy Holman
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    Published: 25 Jan 2018 Duration: 29:58
    Today’s Guest: Peggy Holman is an author and consultant who employs dialogical practises to turn passivity into participation. Her award-winning book, Engaging Emergence: Turning Upheaval into Opportunity, provides a roadmap for tackling co... Read more →
    Today’s Guest: Peggy Holman is an author and consultant who employs dialogical practises to turn passivity into participation. Her award-winning book, Engaging Emergence: Turning Upheaval into Opportunity, provides a roadmap for tackling co... Read more →

  • Can You Help Organziations SOAR? Podcast with Jacqueline Stavros
    Can You Help Organziations SOAR? Podcast with Jacqueline Stavros
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    Published: 18 Jan 2018 Duration: 30:09
    Today’s Guest: Jacqueline is an Associate Professor at the Lawrence Technological University, and has been honored with the LTU Inaugural Presidential Research Award. She's known for her creation of SOAR, a profoundly positive approach to s... Read more →
    Today’s Guest: Jacqueline is an Associate Professor at the Lawrence Technological University, and has been honored with the LTU Inaugural Presidential Research Award. She's known for her creation of SOAR, a profoundly positive approach to s... Read more →

  • Is Being A Giver Burning You out? Podcast with Reb Rebele
    Is Being A Giver Burning You out? Podcast with Reb Rebele
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    Published: 21 Dec 2017 Duration: 28:44
    Today’s Guest: Reb Rebele is the Research Director for Wharton People Analytics, and teaches in the Masters in Applied Positive Psychology Programme at the University of Pennsylvania. Reb's research, writing and consulting projects bring be... Read more →
    Today’s Guest: Reb Rebele is the Research Director for Wharton People Analytics, and teaches in the Masters in Applied Positive Psychology Programme at the University of Pennsylvania. Reb's research, writing and consulting projects bring be... Read more →

  • Can You Job Craft? Podcast with Amy wrzesniewski
    Can You Job Craft? Podcast with Amy wrzesniewski
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    Published: 14 Dec 2017 Duration: 15:40
    Today’s Guest: Amy is a professor of organisational behaviour at the Yale School of Management. For almost two decades, her research has focused on how people make meaning of their work in challenging work contexts or conditions Her finding... Read more →
    Today’s Guest: Amy is a professor of organisational behaviour at the Yale School of Management. For almost two decades, her research has focused on how people make meaning of their work in challenging work contexts or conditions Her finding... Read more →

  • Chris Kukk on Is Compassion the Key to Success
    Chris Kukk on Is Compassion the Key to Success
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    Published: 7 Dec 2017 Duration: 30:28
    Today’s Guest: Today we're talking to Christopher Kukk, who is a Professor of Political Science and Social Science at Western Connecticut State University, the Founding Director for the Centre for Compassion, Creativity and Innovation, the ... Read more →
    Today’s Guest: Today we're talking to Christopher Kukk, who is a Professor of Political Science and Social Science at Western Connecticut State University, the Founding Director for the Centre for Compassion, Creativity and Innovation, the ... Read more →

  • Jennifer Moss on 3 Hacks For A Happier Workplace
    Jennifer Moss on 3 Hacks For A Happier Workplace
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    Published: 30 Nov 2017 Duration: 26:02
    Today’s Guest: Today we're talking to Jennifer Moss, who's a researcher, Co-founder of Plasticity Labs, and a member of the Workplace Happiness Group at the United Nations Global Happiness Council. She is considered to be a Workplace Cultur... Read more →
    Today’s Guest: Today we're talking to Jennifer Moss, who's a researcher, Co-founder of Plasticity Labs, and a member of the Workplace Happiness Group at the United Nations Global Happiness Council. She is considered to be a Workplace Cultur... Read more →

  • Gabrielle Kelly on Flourishing Systems
    Gabrielle Kelly on Flourishing Systems
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    Published: 23 Nov 2017 Duration: 32:02
    Today’s Guest: This week we're talking to Gabrielle Kelly, who is the SAHMRI Wellbeing and Resilience Centre's inaugural director. Gabe is a filmmaker, digital media executive, social entrepreneur and strategist, who has worked on human beh... Read more →
    Today’s Guest: This week we're talking to Gabrielle Kelly, who is the SAHMRI Wellbeing and Resilience Centre's inaugural director. Gabe is a filmmaker, digital media executive, social entrepreneur and strategist, who has worked on human beh... Read more →

  • Fred Bryant on Savoring
    Fred Bryant on Savoring
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    Published: 16 Nov 2017 Duration: 26:23
    Fred Bryant is Professor of Social Psychology at Loyola University in Chicago, where he teaches on Social Psychology, Personality Statistics, and Research Methods. Fred has won numerous teaching awards.  He has produced more than 200 profes... Read more →
    Fred Bryant is Professor of Social Psychology at Loyola University in Chicago, where he teaches on Social Psychology, Personality Statistics, and Research Methods. Fred has won numerous teaching awards.  He has produced more than 200 profes... Read more →

  • Jessica Amortegui on Are Strengths Holding You Back?
    Jessica Amortegui on Are Strengths Holding You Back?
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    Published: 9 Nov 2017 Duration: 23:06
    Jessica Amortegui is the Senior Director of Learning and Development at Logitech. Logitech were the winners of the 2016 Positive Business Project Competition, presented by the Center for Positive Organizations at The University of Michigan’... Read more →
    Jessica Amortegui is the Senior Director of Learning and Development at Logitech. Logitech were the winners of the 2016 Positive Business Project Competition, presented by the Center for Positive Organizations at The University of Michigan’... Read more →

  • Robert McGrath on Under Using Your Strengths?
    Robert McGrath on Under Using Your Strengths?
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    Published: 2 Nov 2017 Duration: 31:05
    Robert McGrath is Professor of Psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University.  He is also a Senior Scientist at the VIA Institute on Character, program evaluator for Thriving Learning Community, a character development program implemented in... Read more →
    Robert McGrath is Professor of Psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University.  He is also a Senior Scientist at the VIA Institute on Character, program evaluator for Thriving Learning Community, a character development program implemented in... Read more →

  • Linda Robson on Positive Language
    Linda Robson on Positive Language
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    Published: 26 Oct 2017 Duration: 28:12
    Linda Robson is a scholar practitioner, blending work in executive education with consulting and coaching around the elevation of organizations and the individuals who work within them.  Linda received her Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve Un... Read more →
    Linda Robson is a scholar practitioner, blending work in executive education with consulting and coaching around the elevation of organizations and the individuals who work within them.  Linda received her Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve Un... Read more →

  • Anna Box on Storytelling
    Anna Box on Storytelling
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    Published: 19 Oct 2017 Duration: 25:57
    Anna Box is a psychologist, story strategist, and founder of Screen and Soul, where she delivers film and thriving workshops, designed to deliver evidence-based well-being and performance psychology, all while feeling like a day at the movi... Read more →
    Anna Box is a psychologist, story strategist, and founder of Screen and Soul, where she delivers film and thriving workshops, designed to deliver evidence-based well-being and performance psychology, all while feeling like a day at the movi... Read more →

  • Scott Barry Kaufman on Creativity
    Scott Barry Kaufman on Creativity
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    Published: 12 Oct 2017 Duration: 22:20
    Scott Barry Kaufman is an author, researcher, speaker, and public science communicator. He is interested in using psychological science to help all kinds of minds live a creative, fulfilling, and meaningful life. Scott is a professor of pos... Read more →
    Scott Barry Kaufman is an author, researcher, speaker, and public science communicator. He is interested in using psychological science to help all kinds of minds live a creative, fulfilling, and meaningful life. Scott is a professor of pos... Read more →

  • Suzy Green on Mood Strategy
    Suzy Green on Mood Strategy
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    Published: 5 Oct 2017 Duration: 30:18
    Dr. Suzy Green is a coaching and clinical psychologist and founder of the Positivity Institute, a positively deviant organization dedicated to the research and application of positive psychology for life, school, and work.  She also holds a... Read more →
    Dr. Suzy Green is a coaching and clinical psychologist and founder of the Positivity Institute, a positively deviant organization dedicated to the research and application of positive psychology for life, school, and work.  She also holds a... Read more →