positive workplaces

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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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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Positive job centres – free talk #5

By Lisa Sansom / December 1, 2012 / 1 Comment

My fifth “free talk on positive psychology” was delivered in the Niagara area, and the hotel where I stayed overlooked the Falls. Well, it would have had I been on the Falls side of the hotel. However, the view from the window near the elevator was lovely and I enjoyed a wonderful sunrise over the […]

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Free talk #4 – keynote to social service providers

By Lisa Sansom / November 22, 2012 / 0 Comments

I had a fabulous time presenting to the all-staff meeting of the KCHC (Kingston Community Health Centres) – a great organization that is widely diverse and provides great good to the Kingston community. The keynote was an overall review of the field of positive psychology. In less than an hour, I touched on where positive […]

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Free talk #3 – to job seekers

By Lisa Sansom / November 8, 2012 / 0 Comments

My heart completely goes out to anyone who is looking for a job right now. It’s tough out there. We all *know* that it’s tough, but unless you are actually looking for a job right now, you may not truly *feel* how tough it is. Which is why I was quite nervous about today’s free […]

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Connected – further insights from MAPP Summit October 2012

By Lisa Sansom / November 6, 2012 / 1 Comment

My previous posts about the 2012 MAPP Summit (here and here) have shared talks from MAPP Alumni and one researcher (Kathleen Vohs) and are very easily connected to the roots of positive psychology. Our next speaker was perhaps less explicitly about positive psychology, and more about the spread of positive psychology. Dr. Nicolas Christakis was a fabulous […]

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