Positive Outlook: A Primer

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Positive Outlook is an Emotional and Social Intelligence Leadership Competency that entails seeing the positive in people, situations, and events. It is proven to build resilience, set the stage for innovation and opportunity, and facilitates greater performance and outcomes.

A quick read for anyone wanting to improve their own or their team’s leadership skills, this Primer features thought leaders who are championing research in this field: Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis, Richard Davidson, and Vanessa Druskat.

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Positive Outlook is an Emotional and Social Intelligence Leadership Competency that entails seeing the positive in people, situations, and events. This competency has great value in leadership, as it is proven to build resilience, set the stage for innovation and opportunity, and facilitates greater performance and outcomes.

Additionally, Positive Outlook allows leaders to maintain focus despite the challenges that inevitably accompany growth and change.

In Positive Outlook: A Primer, Daniel Goleman and colleagues introduce the Positive Outlook Competency, describe why it is important for quality leadership, and give some practical insights for developing this competency that go beyond the simple advice to “be positive.”

This is the fifth in a series of Primers that explores each of the 12 Emotional and Social Intelligence Leadership Competencies. Each includes an overview of the Competency Model.

Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis, Richard J. Davidson, and Vanessa Druskat explain what it takes to develop the Positive Outlook Competency from the perspectives of research, psychology, neuroscience, team dynamics, and leadership development.

Here’s what is included:
  • Overview of the Emotional and Social Intelligence Leadership Competency Model
  • Introduction to Positive Outlook
  • The Brain Science Behind Positive Outlook
  • Positive Outlook in Teams
  • Positive Outlook: Beyond the Obvious
  • Practical Strategies for Developing Positive Outlook

Whether you are an individual looking to elevate your personal performance, a consultant or coach in need of research-based resources, or a head of leadership development in your organization seeking a brief yet informative resource to share with your team, this Primer is for you.

Total length is 50 pages, including citations. Soft cover.

Weight: .08 lbs.

Dimensions: 4.25 x .3 x 5.5 in.

Additional primers in this series are:

Coach and Mentor (forthcoming September 2017)
Conflict Management (forthcoming October 2017)
Teamwork (forthcoming November 2017)
Inspirational Leadership (forthcoming December 2017)

 

About the Authors:

Daniel Golemaninternationally known psychologist and author of Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, and Working with Emotional Intelligence.

Richard Davidson, Founder and Chair of the Center for Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin–Madison and New York Times bestselling author of The Emotional Life of Your Brain.

Vanessa Druskat, internationally recognized expert and consultant on group emotional intelligence and Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Management at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire.

Richard BoyatzisProfessor in the Departments of Organizational Behavior, Psychology, and Cognitive Science at Case Western Reserve University and Human Resources at ESADE.

Additional information

Weight .08 lbs
Dimensions .3 x 4.25 x 5.5 in
Format

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