positive psychology

What really motivates you? A book review of "Focus"

By Lisa Sansom / January 17, 2014 / 2 Comments

I have been a fan of Heidi Grant Halvorson since her book Succeed came out in 2011. I was so enthralled that I took a course from Dr. Halvorson through MentorCoach (which is a really great resource for positive psychology speakers and insights – you should put yourself on their mailing list). I blogged about Heidi’s course […]

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Another start to another year – how will this one be different?

By Lisa Sansom / January 3, 2014 / 0 Comments

Welcome to 2014. January always holds such promise – a new year, new resolutions, new determination and new goals. Everything looks bright and shiny and easy – but then watch what happens in February and how the gyms empty out. How will this time around be different? I escaped some of the new year’s hype […]

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Update to the 51 free talks on positive psychology

By Lisa Sansom / March 29, 2013 / 2 Comments

Several people over the past few weeks have been asking me about how it’s going with the 51 free talks on positive psychology. The short answer: really well! The long answer is that it’s going so well that I haven’t had time to actually count where I’m at! So here’s the running total so far, […]

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Positive things at a big conference

By Lisa Sansom / January 25, 2013 / 3 Comments

Thursday morning, I presented to a packed room (I’m guessing 200 people) at Canada’s largest HR conference – HRPA2013. It was held in Toronto and apparently attendance last year was something like 4500 (according to their website). I don’t know what numbers were this year, but my rough estimate is that the keynote ballroom could […]

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Free talk #7 – Business and positive psychology

By Lisa Sansom / January 9, 2013 / 0 Comments

2013 is certainly off to a quick and busy start here at LVS Consulting! And the interest in positive psychology is growing! Today I was pleased to share positive psychology with the Woodstock Chamber of Commerce – via webinar! Thanks to all who attended – and thank you for the really interesting questions afterwards! In […]

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What does "positive psychology" really mean?

By Lisa Sansom / December 21, 2012 / 1 Comment

I was recently asked to review a book for an online publication. In the interests of protecting the not-so-innocent, I won’t mention the book and I won’t mention the online publication, but I will say that the book had the words “positive psychology” in the title, which is why I was asked to review it. […]

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