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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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May 10, 2019

Elise Morris, who is a disruptor of conventional leadership and people management practices and co-founder of the Strengths Lab. With more than 25 years of global and local human resources experience in corporate and public sector organizations and a masters of applied positive psychology, Elise's diverse background allows her to straddle the commercial realities of organizations while forming deep human connections to facilitate positive change and extraordinary outcomes.

In this week’s episode, Elise Morris explains how a strengths-focus can be infused across people management processes in workplaces.

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You’ll Learn:

  • [02:28] - Elise explains why strengths interventions in workplaces need to be more focused on how teams and organizations can support the development of people’s strengths.
  • [04:01] - Elise shares how the employee lifecycle or employee experience can be used to infuse a strengths focus throughout a workplace.
  • [05:40] - Elise offers some practical tips for strengths focused recruiting, from job descriptions to job advertisements, and job interviews.
  • [07:21] - Elise explains why she doesn’t generally recommend using strengths assessment surveys during the recruitment process.
  • [08:33] - Elise shares why the onboarding experience is a critical opportunity to help people embrace a strengths focus as they join a workplace.
  • [10:32] - Elise explains why it’s important that we are willing to be vulnerable with each other about our strengths and we experiment and learn how to use them more intelligently.
  • [11:28] - Elise offers some advice on how to address weaknesses in strengths focused workplaces.
  • [14:39] - Elise explains how leaders can have more meaningful strengths conversations with their people and provide some simple questions any leader can use.
  • [18:20] - Elise shares the steps workplaces can take to help develop people’s strengths as they go about their work.
  • [23:30] - Elise offers some ideas for how workplaces can be more strengths focused when people are leaving their organization and why this is worth the effort.
  • [25:44] - Elise completes the Lightning Round.

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Until next time, take care!  Thank you Elise!

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