Shannon Polly

December 23, 2013
Happiness

Bouncing Back: Myths and Characteristics of Resilience

I have taught resilience to business execs and Army sergeants.  And the same myths come up every time when I ask about their definition of resilience. […]
December 23, 2013
Practicing Positive Leadership

Virtuous Business Practices – an interview with Dr. Kim Cameron

Dr. Kim Cameron is the William Russell Professor of Management & Organizations at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and the co-founder of […]
December 23, 2013
freddie-mac

Positive Psychology in Practice in the DC Metro Area

Here at Positive Business DC we are always looking for organizations who are implementing positive psychology in the workplace.  As the nation’s capital we hope that […]
December 23, 2013

Positive Practices Around the World

Positive psychology training is being implemented in many countries around the world, and not only are we starting to see the positive effects but also which […]
December 23, 2013

Anticipatory Savoring: The IPPA World Congress

I’m flying to Los Angeles tomorrow.  I’m leaving my 2 1/2 year old and my 7 month old (whom I’m still nursing, if that isn’t TMI) […]
December 23, 2013
The Essential Performance

Book review: The Essential Performance Review Handbook

At times, here at Positive Business DC, we like to review books that can help cultivate positive business.  This one is by a local writer and […]
December 23, 2013

Can Appreciative Inquiry Transform Cincinnati into a Strengths-Based City?

I didn’t think much about going to Cincinnati, to be honest with you.  I went because David Cooperrider (the creator of Appreciative Inquiry (AI) and a […]
December 23, 2013

It’s already February. Do you know where your New Year’s Resolutions are?

Most people give up on their resolutions by mid-January, but if you use some of the research from positive psychology – you just might make it […]