Lisa Sansom

Book review of "Focus" by Heidi Grant Halvorson

By Lisa Sansom / May 14, 2014 / 0 Comments

I recently re-read Focus by Heidi Grant Halvorson and Tory Higgins – and it was great! I wrote up my thoughts for Positive Psychology News Daily – you can read the whole review and share your comments at my article on PPND.   Right now, I’m reading How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big by […]

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Upcoming webinar on positive employee engagement

By Lisa Sansom / April 13, 2014 / 0 Comments

Hello blog readers and subscribers! I wanted to let you know about an upcoming webinar that I will be giving:   Use positive psychology to get powerful employee engagement Tuesday, May 6, 2014 2 – 3:15 p.m. Central / 3:00-4:15pm Eastern According to the 2012 Gallup, the majority of your employees are disengaged. That’s right. Only […]

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Upcoming Canadian Positive Psychology Conference in Ottawa

By Lisa Sansom / March 28, 2014 / 0 Comments

I am writing to invite you to join me at the 2nd Canadian Conference on Positive Psychology which being hosted by the Canadian Positive Psychology Association ( CPPA).  http://bit.ly/CPPA2014. I’m thrilled to let you know that I will be presenting a workshop at the pre-conference on Wednesday July 16, and I would love to meet with you […]

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Would you like a copy of Adam Grant's "Give and Take"?

By Lisa Sansom / March 25, 2014 / 2 Comments

I have been re-reading Adam Grant’s “Give and Take” and each time I dive into a new chapter, I’m enjoying the insights and applications of his new view of people and workplaces. It’s truly a wonderful read. Through complete serendipity, I have an extra copy to give away which I’d like to do at the […]

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My latest interview – with Positive Psychology Program

By Lisa Sansom / March 23, 2014 / 0 Comments

A big thank you to Seph Fontane Pennock, from the website positivepsychologyprogram.com, for reaching out to interview me about my work, my life and positive psychology. I’ve had the privilege to be part of the positive psychology community since 2009, when I started the MAPP program at the University of Pennsylvania, and it’s only been […]

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March 20th is International Day of Happiness

By Lisa Sansom / March 18, 2014 / 0 Comments

Regular readers of this irregular blog will know that my background is in positive psychology, and that I graduated from the Master of Applied Positive Psychology program at the University of Pennsylvania. Many of my colleagues have collaborated to produce an online positive psychology conference for March 20th, the United Nations’ International Day of Happiness. […]

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