Monthly Archives: April 2018

Leader Series Welcomes Suzann Pileggi Pawelski and James Pawelski

April 27, 2018|

Update: Members can log in to view the recording here!

On May 1, 2018, husband and wife team, James Pawelski, Ph.D. and Suzann Pileggi Pawelski, MAPP will join the Positive Psychology Leader Series to share some positive psychology-based exercises for enhancing romantic relationships.

The relationships we cultivate are essential to well-being. Enduring relationships require effort to sustain. Husband and wife team, Suzann (“Suzie”) Pileggi […]

Suzann and James Pawelski

April 19, 2018|

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Now Available: Positive Health and Wellness Collection in IPPA’s Learning Library

April 19, 2018|

IPPA’s Virtual Learning Library houses over 100 videos and more than 150 presentations, available exclusively to members. The Positive Health and Wellness Division now has a dedicated page for content relevant to our mission: a collection of videos from past World Congresses, other conferences, and the Leader Series.

Pick a few to watch on your next work or study […]

Virtual Positive Psychology Peer Consultation Group Pilot: An Interview with Margarita Tarragona and Jennifer Brownstein

April 9, 2018|

Last month, IPPA’s Positive Clinical Psychology Division saw the first pilot for its virtual peer consultation group. Led by Jennifer Brownstein, Psy.D., Margarita Tarragona, Ph.D., and Tayyab Rashid, Ph.D., the group provides a platform through which practitioners can discuss and share how they use positive psychology with their clients. The group aims to provide a supportive, safe environment that […]

Character Lab Hiring Chief Operating Officer

April 8, 2018|

The Character Lab is now searching for a Chief Operating Officer (COO). The COO will report directly to the CEO of the Character Lab, Dr. Angela Duckworth.

The COO will craft and implement a development strategy for the annual budget; orchestrate strategic partnerships; and support external communications, among other responsibilities. They will also represent Character Lab in negotiations with organizational partners, […]

Liverpool John Moores University Launches Master Program on Positive Psychology and Well-being

April 8, 2018|

Liverpool John Moores University in Liverpool, UK is now accepting applications for a new Masters program in Positive Psychology and Well-being. The program is part of the School of Natural Sciences and Psychology.
The programme is designed to develop your knowledge and practical skills for applying positive psychology principles in different settings. There are also modules on research skills and […]

Power Paradox in Organizations

April 5, 2018|

In December 2017, IPPA Work & Organizations Lead Bijal Choksi talked with positive psychology researcher Dacher Keltner, Ph.D. and Balan Nair, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Liberty Global, to discuss how the “power paradox” plays out in organizational settings, and what employees and managers can do to be aware of and counteract leader susceptibility to the corrosive […]

Positive Psychology as Organizational Potential

April 4, 2018|

NEW! Coffee Talk Digest: Positive Psychology as Organizational Potential

 

Capital, for all its extensive manifestations and implications for how we live and work, remains a complex abstraction. We know it best as an economic force, but money lies buried in banks, pirate treasure chests or under mattresses before someone brings human capital, the skill and knowledge to use it, and applies […]

Join the Leadership Team: Work and Organizations Division

April 3, 2018|

The Work and Organizations division currently has two great opportunities for you to get involved with the leadership team. Apply by May 15, 2018 for the following positions:

Work & Organizations Division President-Elect

Responsibilities include:

Supporting the Division President in fulfilling the goals and objectives of the Division by providing continuity to established programs and by formulating future programs.
Assuming the […]