Broadcasting Happiness: Creating Success through Positive Engagement
Effective, positive communication is the single biggest driver of success at work. New research in the fields of neuroscience and positive psychology is showing the incredible ripple effect positive communication can have on employee engagement, productivity, and happiness at work.
Michelle Gielan is an expert in the art and science of crafting messages that motivate, inspire, and get quantifiable results. After spending years as a national CBS News anchor broadcasting to millions and receiving an advanced degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Positive Psychology, Michelle developed simple, yet proven techniques for positive communication that drive individual and team success.
During this lecture, Michelle will share scientifically based strategies to:
- Inoculate your brain against stress and negativity
- Retrain your brain to recognize and better capitalize on current resources
- Make impactful verbal and non-verbal changes to your leadership style
- Fuel performance in others through High-Impact praise
- Shift the office social script to create a talent-enhancing environment
- Boost engagement, productivity, and work satisfaction
Michelle Gielan is the bestselling author of Broadcasting Happiness: The Science of Igniting and Sustaining Positive Change and was named one of the Top 10 authors on resilience by the Harvard Business Review. She is the founder of the Institute for Applied Positive Research, holds a Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, and graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University with a B.S. in Computer Engineering.
Michelle is an Executive Producer of The Happiness Advantage on PBS and a featured professor in Oprah’s Happiness course. She formerly served as anchor of The CBS Morning News, and her research has received attention from dozens of media outlets including The Washington Post, FORBES, and The New York Times.
She currently resides in the Dallas area with her husband and fellow happiness researcher, Shawn Achor, and their two children.