My guest today is Sue Langley, a speaker, master trainer, global business consultant and leading advisor. Sue is the founder and CEO of the Langley Group of Companies. Sue has taught thousands of business leaders how to create positive work-places.
Sue Langley’s website: http://suelangley.com/
In this discussion, you’ll learn about creativity and innovation and how they benefit us as individuals, but also how organizations can foster creativity and innovation beyond just having “a culture of creativity.” Sue also shares how she convinces organizations to be open to the science and research of positive psychology and how she has successfully helped organizations implement these approaches.
- [1:43] – Having a culture of creativity in an organization isn’t enough to foster innovation and creativity.
- [2:31] – Sue describes two types of creativity and innovation.
- [3:25] – The benefits of creativity.
- [4:25] – Sue shares what research says about creativity.
- [6:26] – How leaders and organizations can develop the right climate for creativity to flourish.
- [10:29] – Sue talks about how she convinces leaders and organizations to be open to the science and research of positive psychology.
- [11:31] – How to implement these changes into an organization.
- [13:07] – The vocabulary used with organizations when introducing positive psychology and well-being.
- [13:43] – The relationship between positive psychology and profitability.
- [14:34] – When positive psychology practices aren’t the best fit for an organization.
- [15:59] – Sue talks about individuals and organizations with too much creativity.
- [17:30] – The lightning round with Sue Langley.
- Positivity: Top-Notch Research Reveals the Upward Spiral That Will Change Your Life – Barbara Fredrickson – http://a.co/bnlkrv1
- Primer in Positive Psychology – Christopher Peterson –http://a.co/2vFFu3Q
- Genetics of Psychological Well-Being: The Role of Heritability and Genes in Positive Psychology – Michael Pluess – http://a.co/gsEWpcv
- European Conference on Positive Psychology – http://enpp.eu
- Positive Psychology Program – http://positivepsychologyprogram.com
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