Tag Archives: positive culture

Real Power Lies in Positivity

Tough negotiators are just that: tough. The real strength, and power, lies in positivity. I’ve been writing about the power of leadership positivity. Did you know that negotiators who strategically display an authentic positivity are more likely to gain concessions and close deals?
Posted in executive leadership, leadership, outcomes | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Build a Positive Culture

I’ve been writing a lot on leadership positivity. And with good reason: negativity impacts families, communities, institutions and workplaces. Turnover rises, projects fail to hit their goals, and productivity falls short of expectations. But it doesn’t have to be that way; you can build a positive culture.
Posted in executive leadership, leadership, outcomes | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Build Your Leadership Positivity

Do you have a bias for negativity? Or do you tend to be more positive? Consider these three questions:  
Posted in executive leadership, leadership, outcomes | Also tagged , | Leave a comment

The Hallmark of Great Leadership:
Authentic Positivity

We humans have a strong survival instinct that draws on our ability to spot threats. We react quickly and intensely to warning signs. But too much focus on negativity saps our energy and compromises our ability to find necessary solutions. I wrote about this in my last post, here. The hallmark of great leadership is the ability […]
Posted in executive leadership, leadership, outcomes | Also tagged , | Leave a comment

Positive Culture, Powerful Leader

It may seem near impossible to create a positive culture in the midst of negativity and discord; they have reached historic levels in our culture. Like a virus, they spread easily, even when unwarranted. But just as negativity causes myriad organizational troubles, positivity has the opposite effect. I read a study of CEOs that showed […]
Posted in executive leadership, leadership, outcomes | Also tagged , | Leave a comment