Positive Psychology at Work

Course Materials

positive psychology at work – participant guide


Martin Seligman – The New Era of Positive Psychology

Shawn Achor – The Happy Secret to Better Work

Michael Norton – How to Buy Happiness

Mihaly Csuikszentmihalyi – Flow, the Secret of Happiness

David Rock – Your Brain at Work

Margaeret Greenberg and Senia Maymin – Profit from the Positive

Dan Pink – Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

Jackie Kelm – What is Appreciative Inquiry?

Deloitte GovLab: Positive Deviance Video


Adams, M. G. (2009). Change your questions, change your life: 10 powerful tools for life and work. San Francisco, Calif: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.

Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1990). Flow: The psychology of optimal experience. New York: Harper & Row.

Greenberg, M. H., & Maymin, S. (2013). Profit from the positive: Proven leadership strategies to boost productivity and transform your business. New York: McGraw-Hill Education.



5 Quick Ways You Can Bring Positive Psychology to Your Workplace

Tending the Garden of Your Mind


The Mindful at Work Challenge