positive workplaces

The "real" law of attraction

By Lisa Sansom / September 15, 2010 / 0 Comments

A quick shout-out to this great Huffington Post article on the scientifically- and psychologically-proven law of attraction. It’s not about pretending you have it all, or making room in your closet for your imaginary spouse’s clothes. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joe-robinson/the-real-law-of-attractio_b_716213.html

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Go with your strengths: classic Greek style

By Lisa Sansom / September 14, 2010 / 4 Comments

You may not know that Prometheus had a brother. However, Prometheus chose to steal the fire as a result of his brother, Epimetheus’ actions.

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Wisdom from an unlikely classic source

By Lisa Sansom / September 13, 2010 / 0 Comments

Win-win, or at least win-understand, is possible more often than we might otherwise think.

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Maybe I'll move to Costa Rica!

By Lisa Sansom / September 4, 2010 / 0 Comments

Though I have to admit that the move to Boston, MA, area was unsettling enough! I really thought I had given myself enough time to unpack and get back into working mode, but clearly I needed more time. I have, however, been accumulating a wealth of webpages, blogposts and videos that I want to review, […]

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Permission to slack

By Lisa Sansom / August 16, 2010 / 0 Comments

I have been on vacation for the past two weeks or so. This has meant that my email has piled up, and so has the reading that I’ve wanted to do. Normally I would sit down and plow through it all, but this time, I’m giving myself permission to slack off a bit. Some might […]

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Positive organizations and workplaces

By Lisa Sansom / July 23, 2010 / 1 Comment

Human happiness has large and positive causal effects on productivity. Positive emotions appear to invigorate human beings, while negative emotions have the opposite effect. Workplaces will need to consider the implications.

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