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  1. 1. LeaderLensPositive Psychologyin LeadershipApril 27, 2011Twitter hashtag #LeaderLens
  2. 2. Ashley WelchDirector, Leadership & SustainabilityInteraction Associates © Interaction Associates Inc. 5/2/2011 Positive Psychology in Leadership 2
  3. 3. Logisitics “fit inviewer” Questions Send your questions Twitter hashtag #LeaderLens © Interaction Associates Inc. 5/2/2011 Positive Psychology in Leadership 3
  4. 4. Erik Gregory www.erikgregory.com© Interaction Associates Inc. 5/2/2011 Positive Psychology in Leadership 4
  5. 5. What is positivepsychology?
  6. 6. “Psychology is not just the study of pathology, weakness, and damage; it is also the study of strength and virtue… treatment is not just fixing what is broken; it is nurturing what is best.”– Seligman and Csikszentmihalyi (APA, 2000) © Interaction Associates Inc. 5/2/2011 Positive Psychology in Leadership 6
  7. 7. resiliency couragePhoto by Hawkoffire  Photo by twm1340hope optimism © Interaction Associates Inc. 5/2/2011 Positive Psychology in Leadership 7
  8. 8. Individual Organization © Interaction Associates Inc. 5/2/2011 Positive Psychology in Leadership 8
  9. 9. © Interaction Associates Inc. 5/2/2011 Positive Psychology in Leadership 9
  10. 10. What is PositiveLeadership and why is itrelevant for today?
  11. 11. 1.Idealized influence2.Inspirational motivation3.Intellectual stimulation4.Individualized consideration © Interaction Associates Inc. 5/2/2011 Positive Psychology in Leadership 11
  12. 12. What can we do asleaders to createhealthy organizations?
  13. 13. Flow © Interaction Associates Inc. 5/2/2011 Positive Psychology in Leadership 13
  14. 14. • Concentration is deep • Problems are forgotten • Control is possible • Self-consciousness disappears • Sense of time is altered • Activity is intrinsically rewarding© Interaction Associates Inc. 5/2/2011 Positive Psychology in Leadership 14
  15. 15. Qualities of a Healthy OrganizationAbundant opportunities for feedback onperformance not personalityMatching challenges and skillsSpace created for concentrationClear and shared organizational goals © Interaction Associates Inc. 5/2/2011 Positive Psychology in Leadership 15
  16. 16. Questions© Interaction Associates Inc. 5/2/2011 Positive Psychology in Leadership 16
  17. 17. Ashley WelchDirector, Leadership & Sustainabilityawelch@interactionassociates.comTwitter hashtag #leaderlens © Interaction Associates Inc. 5/2/2011 Positive Psychology in Leadership 17
  18. 18. WHEN May 18, 2011WHO Wilford WelchWHAT What can business leaders learn from social entrepreneurs?
  19. 19. Thank You!Webinar on demand at:interactionassociates.com/ideas

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