08 Jan How Positive Psychology can Boost your Business in 2016
via the Huffington Post by Dan Cullinson
Gaining an advantage
Much in the same way that sports men and women are seeking the services of sports psychologists to develop ways to achieve peak performance, so now are businesses turning to psychology to look for ways to gain an advantage over their competitors and maximise the potential of their employees. Leaders are learning how to apply psychological skills to grow their businesses and for their employees to be able to perform optimally.
Now not all businesses will be down on their luck, some may be doing just fine, however, who wouldn't want to learn how you could go from good to great? Positive psychology is the scientific research into how people thrive, succeed and perform at their best and it continues to deliver evidence-based interventions that can enable employees and businesses to flourish.
Growing your business
As the world economy tentatively comes out of the global economic downturn, businesses may be looking to grow themselves, but may not have the financial resources to easily do this. Learning skills and activities from the field of positive psychology can enable businesses to get more out of the existing resources available to them and see their employees begin to flourish. Often these activities are straight-forward and easy for businesses to implement.
Ways in which positive psychology approaches have been shown to grow businesses:
Increased employee engagement
Greater employee productivity
Better suitability of employees recruited
Improved health and wellbeing
Higher job satisfaction
Lower employee stress and anxiety levels
Reduced turnover of employees
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