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Positive Psychology in the Work Place

Attitude makes a big difference...

More and more in workplaces, in teams, organisations and within ourselves we are being expanded to work with strengths, creativity and positive emotions.

There has been considerable research over the last three to four years looking at how much positivity is needed to counter-balance negativity.

This was carried out using video observations to watch the interactions of people and groups and the long-term effects. Results showed that high-performing teams who got on well, and which communicated clearly and easily had the highest amount of positivity to negativity.

This research tells us of the importance of positive recognition and positive regard in the workplace. You probably don’t need the research to tell you that being around positive people and environments is a nicer experience.

Giving positive recognition can be very hard to do if you have not grown