December 9, 2020

How To Nail Your First Work From Home Performance Review

Covid-19 thrust many workers into remote positions, requiring a different skill set than the face-to-face working conditions they’re used to. Job performance reviews have always been […]
March 14, 2020

Can a pandemic bring out the best in us?

My husband and I were in NYC on September 11th. We saw the amazing kindness that came out of that tragedy. Shop workers giving people covered […]
October 23, 2019

Do You REALLY Want to Hike That Mountain? Or: the Dangers of Overweening Optimism

I had the good fortune of working in Nairobi, Kenya this year. It had been 15 years since I have traveled to that beautiful country and […]
February 21, 2019

What I Learned from First Ladies

I’ve always been fascinated with First Ladies. I wrote my first solo show about Eleanor Roosevelt and to this day remember one of her best quotes. […]
January 20, 2018

How to Positively Transform Your Organization

Appreciative Inquiry always works.  Always. It works to a different extent depending on how many of the success factors are there, but as I tell my […]
March 16, 2017

How to Get Set for an Appreciative Inquiry Summit

I’ve run some more AI Summits since writing about this (you can read my initial post here) and wanted to add some key points. Make sure […]
October 18, 2016

PBDC’s First Certification a Success!

It’s been a little over a year since we hosted the Shift Positive 360 training in Washington, DC.  I’ve now had the chance to work with […]
July 10, 2016

Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology

Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology- Begins in April in Washington, DC (and cities around North America this winter)  I often get asked about more training from […]
June 30, 2016

Foundations of Well-Being

I wanted to tell you about a yearlong, online program that changed thousands of lives last year—The Foundations of Well-Being. In this guided, step-by-step program, Rick […]