August 2016 Peter Drucker, often called the founder of modern business management, was famous for suggesting that when we focus more on strengths, our weaknesses become irrelevant.   Robert Biswas-Diener, one of our favorite positive psychologists, has a really great take on this idea.  He says that it isn’t that we should ignore our weaknesses, and at times we may actually …

08/16 Your Strengths Are Your Sails Click to Read Post »

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Gioia and I have adopted the title “Strengths Spotters,” from the work of one of our positive psychology heroes, Robert Biswas-Diener.   Not only is it a part of our work and the work of most therapists, but she and I are both blessed to have this quality in our repertoire of strengths, and particularly in the set of strengths that …

I05/14 t’s in the Way That You Use It Click to Read Post »

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In the face of all the end-of-the-year lists (Best of 2013, Worst of 2013, etc.), we’ve got a challenge for you! If you’ve gotten our newsletters before or you’ve attended one of our workshops, you know we are always touting the research from positive psychology on the benefits of gratitude. We thought we’d playfully up the ante with the “Annabel …

01/14 The Annabel Challenge: 100 Things That Happened in 2013 for Which You Are Grateful Click to Read Post »

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