Tag: positivity

How to Stay Informed With the News Without Getting Depressed

Michelle Gielan

It was painful to watch, and I had a front row seat. From my post as an anchor at CBS News, I reported on people’s pain as they lost their jobs, homes and savings. The rapid-fire coverage of these problems could

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How to Get Employees Excited About Meetings

Michelle Gielan

How many times have you found yourself leaving a meeting feeling overwhelmed and more stressed than before you went in? Or how often have you led a meeting and felt like the same issues were rehashed, and it was a

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Does Your Office Have a Positive Vibe?

Shawn Achor

Help people fall in love with your company. In any line of work, there’s a good chance you do your fair of selling. You’re selling your ideas, your products, even yourself. Maybe you’re not in sales—but don’t forget to sell

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4 Positive Communication Habits for Business Success

Michelle Gielan

This article by Deborah Mitchell was originally published on Entrepreneur. When working in broadcast news, whether as on-air talent or behind the camera as a producer, you have an incredible amount of power to determine the type of information shared with viewers.

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Add More Positivity to Your Day: 3 Simple Tips

Michelle Gielan

Michelle Gielan, national CBS News anchor turned positive psychology researcher, is the bestselling author of Broadcasting Happiness: The Science of Igniting and Sustaining Positive Change. Based on new research from the field of positive psychology, she shares case studies of real

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7 Ways to Become Influential in Business & Fuel More Success & Happiness

Michelle Gielan

This Broadcasting Happiness interview with Michelle Gielan by Kathy Caprino was originally published on Forbes. When I was in my corporate life years ago, I could see very clearly how bad news and rampant negativity could crush an organization and

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Bringing Up Positive and Productive Leaders

In the weeks following the Sandy Hook tragedy, the lead stories on the news had been truly heart wrenching. Sometimes I found I could not bear to read or watch another story, and other times I simply couldn’t look away. As

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3 Easy Tips to Curate a Positive Mood

“You did what?” I stammered, “I don’t think I heard you right.” My friend Florence smiled triumphantly. “Tasha, shutting off my cable was my only option. I couldn’t keep hearing about all the things that were wrong with the world.

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Achieving Happiness Despite Everyday Challenges

Learning that you or a loved one has a chronic illness is news you never want to hear. The knowledge of such information is often accompanied by feelings of fear, anger, and depression, which can cause debilitating, unnecessary stress. By

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Why Positivity Gets a Bad Name

After giving a lecture at a large tech company, I got into a cab bound for the airport along with one of the attendees. As I searched for my seatbelt in the bottomless crevice of the back seat, I noticed

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