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Making Positive Psychology Work Podcast

If you believe as I do that by uncovering tested, practical ways to help people move from functioning to flourishing at work, we can better navigate the incredible challenges and opportunities our world faces, then this podcast is for you. My goal each week is to give you access to the world’ leading positive psychology, positive organizational scholarship and neuroscience researchers and practitioners to explore their latest research findings on how you can improve wellbeing, develop strengths, nurture positive relationships, make work meaningful and cultivate the grit to accomplish what matters most. If you want evidence-based approaches to bringing out the best in yourself and others at work, then consider this podcast your step-by-step guide.
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Nov 24, 2016

Dr. Peggy Kern is a senior lecturer in the University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education in the Center for Positive Psychology.  Peggy has published over 50 peer reviewed articles and chapters.  Her research addresses the question, “Who flourishes and why?”

In this conversation, you will hear Peggy talk about the role our behaviors and habits play in our well-being. With Julie Butler, Peggy has developed Permah Profiler, which is designed to measure different elements of well-being. She has also developed Permah Workplace Survey.  Peggy also shares that she recently received some criticism and she shares some valuable insight on how to react to criticism and ways to learn from it to become a better researcher.  

Connect with Peggy Kern:

Peggy Kern’s Blog - http://peggykern.org

You’ll Learn:

  • [01:40] - Peggy talks about our behaviors and habits and determining if these are undermine or uplift our well-being.
  • [03:29] - Peggy shares her thoughts on why these little practices to promote well-being are so difficult for us.
  • [05:20] - One of the best ways to change habits is to record what you’re doing and monitor your habits.  Peggy talks about using that same practice with measuring our well-being.
  • [08:58] - Peggy developed a version of Perma Profiler for workplaces.  
  • [11:27] - Peggy talks about the challenges that positive psychology researchers and practitioners experience.
  • [15:06] - Peggy gives her thoughts on sharing the science of positive psychology in a simple enough manner to keep them interested.
  • [19:24] - Peggy recently received some criticism and she talks about where this criticism came from and how she handled the situation.  
  • [24:20] - Peggy shares her thoughts on science and the confidence practitioners have in the science of positive psychology.
  • [28:32] - The Lightning Round with Peggy Kern.

Your Resources:

Permah Profiler
Permah Workplace Survey
Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success - Adam Grant

 

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