Strengths: A Self-renewing Energy Source

Why Strengths? It has become common knowledge that having an opportunity to use your strengths every day in your job leads to greater engagement. Recently, I was in a discussion of Job Fit and the different approaches that can be used when matching people to positions. The first strategy is Adapting: training and coaching people on the skills […]

A New Psychology for A New Era

In August 1999, Martin Seligman in his presidential address for APA initiated a new direction for the field of psychology. He spoke of two areas that psychology needed to play a larger role. The first is ethno-political conflict. “The second area cries out for what I call   “positive psychology,” that is, a reoriented science that […]